The School

The American School of Dental Assisting (ASDA) operates out of state-of-the-art dental facilities in Fort Collins and Denver Colorado, as well as Cheyenne, Wyoming. Since ASDA operates out of a dedicated real-life dental office environments to practice hands-on training, ASDA will prepare you better than anyone else for a career transition into today’s workplace. 

Merging technology and learning is a huge advancement in the way we train students to be effective Dental Assistants. Our hands-on course offers the BEST learning environment as the student can learn at home on their own schedule during the week, and come to practice on Saturdays in a 100% hands-on environment. ASDA’s courses are convenient, efficient, and effective in keeping our students one step ahead of their competition!

With three convenient locations, ASDA attracts students from the greater Denver area, Boulder, Longmont, Loveland, Fort Collins, Greeley, and even Laramie and Cheyenne, Wyoming. 

Dr. Knecht developed ASDA from his dentist office, Clear Creek Dental, in Fort Collins, Colorado. His goal is to provide an affordable and effective opportunity for people to become employed in a stable career that is in high demand! To learn more about Dr. Knecht, visit

The American School of Dental Assisting is licensed by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools. 


The Teachers

The American School of Dental Assisting offers a comprehensive Dental Assisting course that fully prepares every student with the skills necessary to obtain a position as a Dental Assistant upon graduation. The goal is to provide effective, affordable training that is educational, practical and convenient.
The teachers have a sincere commitment to education and a compassion for Dental Assisting. And with limited class sizes, the student-to-instructor ratio is kept low to guarantee an educational atmosphere that is effective for learning.