Dental Assistants

Chris Chapman

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Chris is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and has been employed by Karen A. Hrisomalos, D.D.S. and Elaine H. Coghlan, D.D.S for 22 years.  She has worked as a dental assistant for a total of 42 years.

When Chris is not working you can find her with her grand kids, golfing or her horse.

  • Graduate of Needmore High School, 1969
  • CPR Certified
  • Xray Certified

Nicole Wright

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Nicole has worked for Dr. Hrisomalos and Dr. Coghlan for 10 years.  Nicole has a total of 18 years experience as a dental assistant. 

In her spare time she loves running, volunteering at school and being with her family. She is great at baking sweet treats and anything that involves chocolate.

  • Xray Certified
  • CPR Certified

Amanda E Craig

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Mandy has been employed by Dr. Hrisomalos and Dr. Coghlan for nine years.  She has over 23 years of experience as a dental assistant.

She is a Bloomington native and graduated form Bloomington North. She is fond of spending time with her family. Mandi has a great sense of humor and always has a smile on her face.

  • Xray Certified
  • CPR Certified

Melanie Head

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Melanie has worked for Dr. Hrisomalos and Dr. Coghlan for 2 years.

She has always wanted to work in a field where she can serve others and being an expanded duties dental assistant allows her to do that.  When Melanie is not working, her hobbies include running, biking, swimming, cooking, and scuba diving. She takes pleasure in spending time with her family and two dogs.

-Xray Certified

-CPR Certified

-Certified Dental Assistant through DANB

-Caries prevention for dental auxillaries certification

-Coronal polishing for dental auxillaries certification


Candi Sipes

Lab Assistant

Candi Sipes is our newest team member.   She came on board in 2017.  She is in training to obtain her dental assisting certificate and her xray certification. 

She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors or doing something creative.