Meet Our Team
Dr. Derek Cohlmia
Dr. Cohlmia is a third generation dentist dedicated to his patients oral health needs. Whether you are interested in restoring your oral health or if you want to enhance your smile with cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Cohlmia and his Family Dental Center team can help you! Additionally, Dr. Cohlmia creates a comfortable and clean environment for all of his North OKC patients. As an Oklahoma city resident himself, Dr. Cohlmia began his dental career at the University of Oklahoma for his undergraduate degree. From there he earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Throughout his time in college and dental school, Dr. Cohlmia has served people in OKC and across the world through mission trips to third-world countries. Dr. Cohlmia’s favorite pastimes are playing tennis, traveling, and Thunder games.
Ronda enjoys meeting new people and the opportunity to build lasting relationships while ensuring all patients have a positive experience. Ronda has extensive dental knowledge as a dental professional as well as front office/insurance. When not serving patients, Ronda can be found spending time with her family or driving her convertible VW “slug-bug”
Dental Assisting Director
Melissa has an unwavering desire to serve patients and train students to become professional dental assistants. Melissa has served as an expanded functions dental assistant, practice manager, and educator since 2002. She volunteers annually with Remote Area Medical (RAM), Oklahoma Mission of Mercy (OKMOM), and Dentistry from the Heart. Melissa believes in providing every student the opportunity to achieve their own success and devotes herself to facilitate this pursuit with high ethical standards of both integrity and excellence each day. Sharing with students the value of putting patients’ needs first is what fuels Melissa to continue training dental assistants. When she is not serving
students or patients, Melissa can be found serving in her community.