Chrissy Carlson, Finance Specialist for OKC OMS, is a graduate of BYU and the University of Oklahoma. She loves training with the running community and spending time with her husband and four kids traveling, hiking and participating in sports.
Dr. Baker, Dr. Mendenhall and Dr. Carlson have put together a team with years of experience in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
This includes an administrative staff with expertise in the labyrinth of intricacies involved in dealing with our current healthcare delivery system. They are prepared to work with you to try and maximize your personal healthcare benefits.
Trish Bo (North office implant coordinator)
Trish has represented OKC OMS for 5 years and has over 18 years of experience in implant coordinating. Trish is most dedicated to the education of patients, as well as facilitating treatment between the surgeons, dentists, and dental laboratories. In addition, she serves on the board of PTCA, an organization that educates implant coordinators nationwide. She’s also a member of the implant forum with IDIA, a forum that brings together the best in the industry to continuously improve methods and practices. Trish provides a wealth of knowledge and experience within our team and ultimately strives to ensure each patient has the highest level of care.
Leslie Mendenhall (Office Manager)
Leslie is the Practice Coordinator for OKC OMS and has been serving doctors, staff and patients for nine years. When not taking care of our five practice locations, Leslie enjoys spending time with her family hiking, camping, riding horses and serving in her church and community.
Jennifer Taylor (Implant Coordinator)
Jennifer is a graduate of Aline-Cleo High School and attended NWOSU in Alva, Oklahoma before receiving her Certified Surgical Technology degree from Autry Technology Center NOC in Enid. She has worked with OKC OMS for seven years, first as a Surgical Assistant and now as the Implant Coordinator in our Yukon location. Jennifer holds certifications in CST, BLS, ACLS and DAANCE. She has been married to her husband Ryan for eight years and they are raising daughters Emmalee, Kynnlee and son HunterRay. She enjoys being in the outdoors with her family hunting and fishing and serves at OKMOM and her local church in Surrey Hills.
Shannon Colbert (Implant Coordinator)
Shannon brings all of her passion for excellent patient care to each of our offices as our Clinical Director. She has worked with us at OKC OMS for ten years, starting as a surgical assistant and now as an Implant Coordinator and Clinical Director. Shannon is a graduate of Midwest City High School and Oklahoma State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She is ACL/PALS, BLS, NIHSS and DAANCE certified and is a member of AAOMS and AACN. She is happily married to her college sweetheart and mother to a baby girl and fur baby. She loves to swim hike, garden and is a foodie.
Sarah Brooks (Patient Scheduler)
Sarah has been registering patients at our North location for the past three years following her previous work in surgery scheduling. She is a mother of four and enjoys spending time with her children, music, traveling, sports and serving our community through the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
Cynthia Johnson (Insurance Specialist)
In addition to serving our patients as both Insurance Coordinator and Technology Specialist, Cynthia is currently pursuing her business management degree. She is a native Oklahoman, and enjoys spending time with her dog Zoey, hanging out at the lake with her family, and attending her niece’s cheer competitions.
Rachael Yates (Surgical Assistant)
Rachael is a graduate of Ada High School and Moore Norman Vocational Center, where she certified as a Surgical Technician. She’s been working in surgery for nine years. She and her husband Lance have two children, Connor and Madeline and a dog, Holly. She enjoys exercising, working in the yard, and serving at OKMOM and Love OKC.
Raynah Burton (Surgical Assistant)
Ranyah is a certified surgical assistant, who interned with OKC OMS before joining the team full-time. Rayna is ACLS certified to provide the highest quality of patient safety possible. She has fallen in love with oral surgery, and the compassion and care her team can provide their patients. She also loves traveling and spending time outdoors with her beautiful daughters Aubree and Nora.
Kaitlynn Goodin (Surgical Assistant)
Andrea Sizemore (Surgical Assistant)
Amanda Vick (Financial Coordinator)
Amanda, our South location Finance Coordinator, is an Oklahoma native, a graduate of Moore High School and has 13 years dental experience, eight of those with OKC OMS. She holds a CPR/BLS certification. She loves helping patients with financial needs and navigating their insurances. When away from work she enjoys spending time with husband Al & two daughters. She loves cooking, painting and crafts.
Priscila Campos (Patient Schedule)
Priscila graduated from Crooked Oak High School and serves our patients in the front office of our Yukon location. She is mother to two girls and enjoys painting, spending time with family, and taking her girls to the park. Priscila is active in the community and volunteers for the OKC Dream Center, DAOK, and the Dia Del Nino festival.
Liz Esquivel (Insurance Specialist)
Liz trained in accounting at Wright Business School after graduating from Emerson High School in McKinney, Texas. She utilizes those skills as Insurance Coordinator for our Yukon office, putting to work her training as well as twelve years of dental and oral surgery front office experience. Liz enjoys exercising and spending quality time with her four children and beautiful granddaughter.
Sarah Gaines (Patient Scheduler)
Sarah is a native from Shreveport, Louisiana and a graduate of Putnam City North High School. Sarah is starting her fifth year in dentistry and cares for patients in our Yukon location. She and her husband have three boys and a girl and she enjoys distance running, hiking, fishing, traveling and anything outside that keeps her family fit and active.
Jennifer Watson (Surgical Assistant)
Jennifer graduated from Osceola High School in Osceola, Arkansas before training at Platt College in dental assisting. She served her externship at OKC OMS in our Yukon location before joining the team full time. She holds BLS and ACLS certifications. She and her husband have three sons Bryson, Eli and Bishop who they love to watch play baseball. She also enjoys gardening, crafting, painting and serving the community at OKMOM.
Jessica Poulson (Surgical Assistant)
Jessica holds certifications in CPR, radiology, and ACLS. She is a graduate of Woodward High School and was trained at Custom Dental in Edmond, Oklahoma. She is mother to daughter Bella and enjoys OU football and OKC Thunder games, fishing, wakeboarding, boating and cooking out with family and friends. She also serves at OKMOM.
Robyn Casady (Surgical Assistant)
Robyn graduated from Shawnee High School before training at Platt College. She has nine years of dental and surgical experience and is ACLS, BLS, and Nitrous Oxide certified. She is married and has two daughters and enjoys spending time with her family.
Cindy Cooper (Hospital Coordinator)
Cindy is a native Oklahoman and has been assisting patients in the front office for twenty-five years, ten of those here with us at OKC OMS. She coordinates each hospital case the doctors perform and works as a liaison between patient, doctor, hospital and insurance companies. She has been married to her husband Forrest for thirty-nine years, and is a proud mom to Chad who serves in the United States Navy and enjoys spending time with him and his wife Jessica and two beautiful granddaughters. She loves to read, travel and ride motorcycles with her husband, and is an active volunteer in the community and with Blue Star Moms.
Anna Benavides (Patient Scheduler)
Anna serves patients at the front office in our South office location. She has been in the dental field for eleven years, and she and her husband have three children and eight grandchildren. She loves to be a grandmother, and to watch her husband coach baseball, as well as watching her boys play.
Ashley Gravitt (Surgical Assistant)
Ashley is a married mother of two, who spends time with her family being a Dance Mom. She graduated from Moore High School and Platt College, and spent the next five years helping patients in dentistry. She is CPR and ACLS certified. She is a foodie and enjoys serving at OKMOM as well as in mission trips through her church.
Jessica Wells (Surgical Assistant)
Jessica is a graduate of Putnam City West High School and Platt College, where she trained in dental assisting. She’s spent eleven years assisting and is radiation, nitrous oxide and CPR-certified. She enjoys spending time with her family at the lake and rodeos and has two children Kenzie and Zac, as well as two dogs, Big Boy and Luna. Jessica also enjoys serving in her church and with Feed the Children.
Meagan Dresser (Surgical Assistant)
Meagan, a graduate of Moore High School and Platt College, has spent three years working in oral surgery and holds certifications in BLS, ACLS and CPR. She and her husband Eric enjoy spending time at home with daughters Madison, Morgan and Hadley, and she loves taking pictures, swimming and remodeling.
Shayla Scudder (Surgical Assistant)
Shayla has five years of experience in dentistry and holds CPR/ACLS and phlebotomy certifications. She is a graduate of Moore High School and Platt College with a certification in Dental Assisting. She is a mother of three, and spends time cooking, doing hair and make up and serving as a Switch Leader at Life Church.
Michelle Vardaman (Patient Scheduler)
Michelle is a native of Midwest City and graduate of Carl Albert High School. She has worked in dentistry for three years and serves our patients in the front office of our Shawnee location and is CPR certified. She is mother to four boys and loves staying active and enjoying the outdoors and sporting events with them.
Stacy Woods (Surgical Assistant)
Chrissy Carlson (Manager)
Chrissy is the Finance Specialist for OKC OMS, is a graduate of BYU and the University of Oklahoma. She loves training with the running community and spending time with her husband and four kids traveling, hiking and participating in sports.
Anika Busick (Patient Coordinator)
Anika is our South office Insurance Coordinator and is a graduate of Norman High School and a certified dental assistant. Her sixteen years in dentistry give her the expertise to help patients receive the best care. Anika enjoys spending time with her husband Anthony and three children, fishing, spending time at the lake and cheering her son on at cross country and track meets.
Lara Prescott (Circulator)
Tiffany Marshall (Patient Coordinator)
Katelyn Tiffin (Patient Coordinator)
Katelyn is a native of Enid and Tecumseh, Oklahoma and a graduate of Tecumseh High School. She and her high school sweetheart have been married for 9 years and love spending time with their three children. She also loves family movie nights, grilling out and watching her children participate in sports.
Jenn Garrison (Surgical Assistant)
Jenn is a Surgical Assistant from Shawnee and a graduate of Dale High School and the Oklahoma Health Care Academy. She’s served patients in dentistry for fourteen years, and when not caring for patients, she enjoys watching her daughter Avery rodeo or coaching her daughter Emory’s softball team. She also loves cooking and spending time with her family.
Dakota Kiddie (Surgical Assistant)
Sara K. Riley (Financial Coordinator)
Sara is a native Oklahoman who lived in Las Vegas, NV and Denver, CO before returning home. She has been with OKC OMS for seven years and has a passion for patient care as well as training new staff members. In her spare time she volunteers for her community with OK MOMS, Laundry Love OKC and the Oklahoma AIDS Care Foundation. She also enjoys cooking and spending time with her little shih tzu poodle mix Teddy.
The clinical staff includes a registered nurse and staff with over twenty years of experience working with Dr’s Baker, Mendenhall and Carlson delivering high quality oral & maxillofacial surgery. From our scheduling coordinators and your initial phone contact to your last post-operative visit with our clinical staff, it is our goal to make your experience with OKC-OMS surgeons seamless and professional.