Meet the Team


Practice Director

Melissa has been the administrator at OMS Specialists since 2016. You will see her at all of our offices supporting and coaching our staff. Melissa came to OMS with 15 years of dental and management experience. Her passion is to develop people to their highest potential. She says, “I strive to ensure our team has all the tools to ensure that our patient’s satisfaction is consistently obtained!” 

Melissa is originally from California and moved to Minnesota in 2014. With her free time, she loves to do pretty much anything outdoors with her husband and four children.



Clinical Manager

Chelcie is a graduate of the Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s dental assisting program in Moorhead, MN. She has 14 years of clinical experience and is in her ninth year with OMS Specialists.

In her spare time, she relaxes by working with stained glass, spending time up north fishing on the lake, enjoying the company of her senior-aged cat, and geocaching outdoors.



Marketing & Professional Relations Manager

Craig joined the OMS Specialists team in 2021. Prior to that, he spent 23 years in radio broadcasting as a program director and on-air personality before pursuing marketing full-time in 2020. He enjoys meeting and networking with new people, building relationships within the oral surgery/dental field, and helping create brand awareness within our community.

Outside of work, you will find Craig spending time with his wife and two step kids, volunteering for local events, and enjoying time outdoors.



Professional Relations Coordinator

Tom has been with OMS Specialists since 2011. He began his tenure as an implant treatment coordinator, educating patients on the benefits of dental implants. In 2018, he decided to extend his expertise into the field and join the marketing team as a professional relations coordinator. This role is perfect for Tom as he enjoys networking with members of the dental community!

In his free time, he enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and relaxing with his wife and son.



Implant Treatment Coordinator

Candice has been with OMS Specialists since 2007. She worked as a surgical assistant for ten years before moving into the implant treatment coordinator position at our New Brighton office. As an ITC, she enjoys giving patients a chance to have a full set of teeth so they can eat normal again! Challenging cases, where there is the most improvement for patients, are her favorite. She says, “Every case is unique and the larger cases give me a rewarding challenge.”

In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and camping with her husband, two children, and dog.



Implant Treatment Coordinator

Abbey has been with OMS Specialists since 2015. Our Maple Grove office enjoys having her as their implant treatment coordinator. Her favorite part of being an ITC is the reward of being on a team that help people regain their confidence with their new smiles! 

Abbey is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and spends her free time with her husband and three sons.



Implant Treatment Coordinator

Jackie has been with OMS Specialists since 2004. At our Waconia office, she works as a surgical assistant, team lead, and implant treatment coordinator. She enjoys the process of working with patients from beginning to end to regain their confidence is with a new smile! Jackie graduated from Hennepin Technical College in 2002.

In her free time, Jackie is very busy with her 4 kids. 



Implant Treatment Coordinator

Brooke has been with OMS since 2019 working as a front desk coordinator at our Edina location. She recently took on the role as an implant treatment coordinator. She enjoys being a part of the planning and organizing process for our implant procedures. Seeing the end result in the patients new smile is her favorite part of the job.

In her free time, Brooke enjoys baking and decorating beautiful cakes and cupcakes. When she is not in the kitchen, she is helping her husband with home renovations.



Implant Treatment Coordinator

Kaitlynn or “KP” has been with OMS specialists since 2021. KP has worked in Oral surgery for 10 years as a dental assistant, before transitioning into the Implant Coordinator position in our New Brighton office. She enjoys the challenge of staying organized and giving patients a positive experience.

Outside the office, KP enjoys traveling, cooking, fishing, and spending time at the cabin with her Husband and their Great Pyrenees, Sully!

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