Dr. Paul Bigus

Dr. Paul Bigus welcomes students to the Dental Assistant School of Colorado. Dr. Bigus and his wife Jillson relocated to Loveland from Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2006. Together with their three children they now call Loveland their home. The constantly evolving practice of dentistry means education must be part of any excellent dental practice and Dr. Bigus is proud to teach dental assisting techniques and best practices so that you can create a new dental career.

Dr. Bigus’ education and training include: a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Scranton, a Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from the New York University College of Dentistry, License to practice dentistry in Colorado and Pennsylvania, post-doctoral training in Dental Implantology, and post-doctoral training with rotary instrumentation in root canal treatments.


Tiffany Tiahrt, Instructor & School Admissions

Tiffany Tiahrt is a Fort Collins native and a graduate of University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene while serving as the president of her class. Prior to receiving her degree in dental hygiene, Tiffany worked as a chair side dental assistant and a front office assistant. She has worked with Dr. Bigus since 2008.


Melani Perez, Instructor

Melani graduated from Colorado School of Dental Assisting and has been a Dental Assistant for 11 years. Melani has a deep passion for dentistry and has hopes of becoming a Dentist herself. Melani enjoys spending time with her children and attending all of their extracurricular activities. When not busy doing that, Melani enjoys sports and outdoor activities with her family and friends.