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Vancouver Dental Assisting School

Your new career awaits you

Dr. Herma Ranola, DMD

Dr. Ranola graduated with honors from the University of Washington in Seattle with a degree in chemistry. She went on to graduate at the top of her class with her Doctor of Medical Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Now She practices full time in Vancouver, WA.


Dr. Ranola has been serving the community for over 15 years. During this time she has made it her commitment to provide compassionate, friendly, and personalized care for her friends and neighbors.  She is looking forward to the opportunity to share her passion for dentistry by guiding and mentoring you in developing your skills in this exciting new career.

Nazira Shakhmanova, RDA


Nazira's journey in Dental Assistant began over 5 years ago. She recently added a new addition to her beautiful family and has made the transition to the front desk as a Patient Care Coordinator. She uses her experience from both front and back office to best lead her students to their future career in Dental Assisting.


She finds work life balance by enjoying her family time with her growing family. She loves taking her kids all around the pacific northwest to enjoy all the region has to offer.



Jasmine Schuetze, RDA


Jasmine has been a practicing Dental Assistanting for over 10 years. She has assisted with many types of procedure from oral surgery, crowns, root canals to orthodontics. When she is not leading our students into their future career, she is the Lead Dental Assistant and Team Leader at Ranieu Family Dental. 


Jasmine balances her work life by enjoying her family time with her 3 year old daughter and her loving husband Taylor. They love to enjoy all of the local hiking trails and and are avid campers. 


Jasmine's caring extends from her family and work to everyone she comes in contact with and is passionate about seeing her students succeed in their new career and in life.