About Fullerton Dental Assistant School Team
Dr. Eric Meyer
Dr. Meyer has over 30 years of experience and service to the Fullerton Community. He has dedicated his professional life to learning and teaching innovative dentistry techniques that make the patient experience a pleasure, not a pain.
He completes more than four times the annual amount of continuing education classes required by the state dental boards. Not only did he receive his DDS from the prestigious Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, but he also served as a member of Loma Linda's part-time clinical faculty. Dr. Meyer has also completed two Implant Residency Programs. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Orange County Dental Society.
"Each smile is as unique as the personality behind it. That's why I take the time to personalize a treatment program to suit your individual needs and desires. When your smile looks and feels better, I know I've made you happier, too." Eric Meyer, DDS
School Director - Noha Meyer
Noha Meyer arrived to California in 1989, and started her career managing a day care center. Following this she served as a surgical assistant in a busy cosmetic surgery center. She then held a position as Assistant Manager at nationwide dental lab from 1989 until 1993.
Noha is currently managing the dental practice of Dr. Eric Meyer & owns and operates the Fullerton Dental Assistant School.
Noha has a strong faith and loves to serve others. She spends some of her free time working with several orphanages in Tijuana in conjunction with Lutheran Border Concerns. She is currently active with "Charity on Wheels" in Orange California, where she assists in locating and serving hot meals to local homeless.
"I believe in caring and sharing and everyone deserve's a second chance".
Quote by mother Theresa
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love".
In 2011, Noha established the Fullerton Dental School with the mission to give students the education needed to start a professional dental career in a great environment with lots of opportunity!
Her goal, is to put a career in dentistry within reach of Everyone.
Lead Instructor - Manolita Abby Teh, BS, RDA, CDA
Manolita Abby Teh is originally from the Philippines where she earned her DMD degree from De Ocampo Memorial College School of Dentistry. She migrated to the United States and became a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in California in 1996. She has worked as an RDA and back office supervisor for over 25 years. She earned several Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials from CSULB and CSUSD. She also was an instructor for the Everest College RDA program for six year. She currently teaches Basic Life Support and the Dental Assistant Course and the Fullerton Dental Assistant School.
Teaching dental assisting brings her so much joy every day. Her dream is to continue her passion to teach dentistry with enthusiasm and dedication. She adores watching students as they improve their skills and develop their confidence in all areas of dentistry.
Instructor - Sanda Popescu
My name is Sanda Popescu, I am a Register Dental Assistant, and I have over 24 years of experience as a registered dental assistant, and dental assistant instructor. I have emigrated from Romania in 1990; I live in Mission Viejo, I am married for 30 years and I have two children. My daughter lives in Sacramento and is an attorney; my son lives in Sherman Oaks and is an operation manager for Fed Ex.
I started working in dentistry in 1991; in 1993 I pass the State Board Exam and I become a Registered Dental Assistant. As a clinical DA and RDA I have worked as a chairside assistant assisting in general dentistry, orthodontics, prosthodontics and periodontics/ implant surgery.
In the front office I have worked as a patient care coordinator/ treatment planning coordinator; and office manager.
From Mach 2009 I have worked as a Dental Assistant Instructor for Corinthian Colleges/ Everest College in Anaheim, I was involved in training students in all aspects of clinical and laboratory procedures making sure that all students will acquire necessary skills required for employment as a dental assistant or dental receptionist.
Instructor DA & CPR - Nellie Acevedo RDA
Nellie has over 35-years experience in the Dental field as an RDA and back office supervisor. Nellie rapidly cultivated a desire to deliver the highest standards in dentistry in 2004 She was hired as instructor at UEI Huntington Park, CA. She is currently teaching Basic Life Support and The Dental Assistant Program at Fullerton Dental Assistant School
During this journey Nellie had the honor of being selected 2 years in a row 2016-2017 as a Pinnacle Leadership Recipient. She held a position as an Ambassador Advisor for the student mentorship organization.
Her true reward is volunteer work at Care Harbor LA twice a year for the past 3 years. Nellie is also a member of the LA County Healthcare Disaster Surge Unit since 2013. She earned a Teaching Credential Level 1 from Cal State University San Diego.
Nellie is a mother of 2 adult children, and 6 bundle of joy grandchildren. "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats
Dental Assisting School Facility
We are proud to provide a state-of-the-art facility for the highest quality dental assistant training. Our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) standards. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office for your training with the dental assistant school.