Dr. Erica Lenz, DDSComfort Dental, Camas
Dr. Lenz started her career in dentistry as a dental assistant in 2006 when she completed the Clark County Skills Center Dental Assisting Program as a high school student. Her first dental assisting position was with the now-retired pediatric dentist, Dr. Ronald Lund in Hazel Dell, Washington.
She continued her work as a dental assistant throughout her time in college and dental school at an emergency dental office in Omaha, Nebraska where she gained a vast amount of hands-on knowledge while assisting several different dentists. She attended University of Nebraska Medical Center where she completed advanced research in Bacterial Adherence to Sealant Materials and Orthodontic Bonding Agents and graduated with two regional awards. She received the W.W. Webster Oral Surgery Award for demonstrating outstanding ability in performing oral surgery as well as the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Award for demonstrating outstanding achievements in community dentistry and dental public health.
She has also been recognized by Komet USA in the Outstanding Women in Dentistry category in 2016.
Erica moved “home” to the Vancouver area with her husband in 2017 and Dr. Erica Lenz began working for Comfort Dental. She has one son named Arthur. She is most appreciated by patients for her gentle and relatable chairside manner as well as her ability to explain things thoroughly. Her dentistry knowledge is very well rounded and her skills include extractions, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, clear-aligner therapy, and dental implants.