Dr. Edward R. Fritz, DDS - Founder and Director
Dr. Fritz earned his BA at the College of Wooster in Ohio. After receiving his degree in dentistry from Case-Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, he worked as a Dental Officer at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona. In 1981, Dr. Fritz went into private practice. Chairside Dental Academy was founded in 1994.
Active in the community, Dr. Fritz has served on the Advisory Board of Sunshine Acres Children's Home for many years. Dr. Fritz is also a past member of both the Mesa Optimists Club and the Elks.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Fritz enjoys movies, tennis, martial arts, oriental food, classical piano, and most of all, spending time with his son, Mason.
Dolores - Instructor
Hello, my name is Dolores, I am an Arizona native from Springerville who has been in the dental field since 1992 , having graduated from Apollo College in 1992. I have been an instructor with Chairside Dental Academy since 2003.
I have a zest for teaching and enjoy helping students enter the dental field with any help that I can give. I enjoy traveling, scrapbooking, spending time with my husband and daughter Bella and our puppies.
Jennifer - Instructor
Hello my name is Jennifer I was born and raise in California, I moved to Arizona in 2004 with my husband and twin girls.
After years of thought I decided to become a dental assistant. Since graduating from Chairside dental academy, I have also received my x-ray and coronal polishing licenses in 2011.
Monica - Instructor
Hello, my name is Monica. I was born and raised in Massachusetts and started my dental career in the early 1990's. I have been an instructor at Chairside since 2014, and love the reward of seeing our students succeed.
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my lovely husband and beautiful daughters!
Ron - Instructor
Ron was born and raised in Southern California. He started his dental career in 1990 when he began his training in the US Army. During his 9 years of service, he was exposed to all aspects of dentistry and the latest technology. He also managed to earn his BS in Social Sciences and Certified Dental Assistant Certificate. He left the service in 1999, moved to Arizona, and immediately started working in private practice. It wasn't long before he discovered a knack and love for teaching and he has been teaching dental assisting throughout the valley. He also added X-ray and Coronal Polishing Certificates to his list of documented skills. Ron's current responsibilities include chairside assisting, ordering supplies, and upgrading the office systems to the latest technology.
He spends his free time with his family of five. His hobbies include science fiction films, comic books, and auto mechanics.