Meet Dr. Cooley

If you are looking for a caring, compassionate dentist, Dr. Christopher E. Cooley has what you need. Dr. Cooley is a cosmetic, restorative, and general dentist serving Germantown, TN, Memphis, and surrounding areas. He is a member of several prestigious organizations, including the Crown Council dental alliance. Dr. Cooley's dental team is committed to continuing education to provide top-notch treatment and personalized care. We truly care about your unique needs and are willing to go the extra mile for you. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cooley, contact us today.

Training and Affiliations

Dr. Cooley received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Tennessee. He is dedicated to pursuing ongoing education, and has undergone training with the Hornbrook Group and PAClive, the country's top program for hands-on continuing education for dentists. There, he received extensive education in the placement of porcelain veneers and other cosmetic procedures.

Dr. Cooley is a proud member of the:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tennessee Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

These organizations keep Dr. Cooley in the loop with developing studies in the fields of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry.

Meet Dr. Vick

Dr. Ryan Vick is originally from the Central Florida area, but he is now happy to call the Memphis area his home. He is married to Lindsey Crutcher Vick who is a 5th grade teacher at Collierville Elementary School in Collierville, TN.

He has been a member of Highpoint Church since arriving in Memphis in 2011. He enjoys going to Memphis Grizzlies games, attending local events and eating local Memphis food with his wife Lindsey.

Dr. Vick graduated from The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry as Class President of his dental class and President of the Esthetics Study Club. He was the recipient of numerous honors and awards for leadership and excellence.

Dr. Ryan Vick enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a special interest in Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Invisalign. He is a compassionate person and loves providing care for patients in Germantown, TN and the surrounding areas and helping them achieve beautiful smiles. He is a local member of the Germantown Chamber of Commerce, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, the greater memphis Exchange Club and and the Collierville Education Foundation.

Dr. Vick is dedicated to pursuing ongoing education and has professional affiliations with:

  • American Dental Association
  • Tennessee Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tennessee Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Crown Council Member
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Gayla Bobo

Treatment and Scheduling Coordinator

Gayla has called Memphis and the Mid South home for the past 30 years and has recently left the burbs for the country. She has worked in the dental industry since 1996 and has worked with Dr. Cooley since 2006 as treatment and scheduling coordinator. Her friendly face is one of the first you will see when visiting the office. Gayla's primary focus is to assist patients with impending treatment and to offer the best customer service possible. She is also very involved in marketing and social media. In her free time Gayla enjoys walking and the occasional bike ride on the Shelby Farms green line and spending time with her husband and family.

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Donna Collier

Financial Coordinator

Donna is a relatively new Memphian. She moved to the city in 2011 and calls Downtown Memphis home. Before joining Team Cooley and Vick, she was a patient. She has many years of experience delivering excellent customer service, and loves getting to know all current and new patients.

Donna's interests include running, reading, and catching up on current events. On the weekends, you can catch her walking her Streetdog Foundation rescue, Topher Grace, around downtown, or having the best burger in Memphis at The Green Beetle.

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Becky Iosue

Registered Dental Hygienist, BS

Becky graduated from UT Memphis in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene. She has worked as a dental hygienist for the past 26 years, the last 16 years with Dr. Cooley. Becky's passion is treating her patients with the latest and best that dentistry has to offer in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere.

Becky is a native of Collierville. She is married to John, her husband of 26 years. They have two daughters, the oldest is at Spring Hill College in Mobile, the youngest is entering Mississippi State. During her free time, she enjoys visiting home bound members of her church and practicing yoga

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Stephanie Lawrence

Registered Dental Hygienist, BS

A native Memphian, Stephanie started her dental career in 1992 as a dental assistant. She pursued her dental hygiene degree, graduating from University of Tennessee Memphis in 1997. Stephanie has been a proud member of the team since 2001, growing increasingly passionate about connecting with patients and building lasting relationships with each one, and making sure their time spent here is as comfortable as possible. She takes pride in the mission work & extensive continuing education completed over her career. Visiting the dentist can cause anxiety for some people so it is Stephanie's goal to deliver the best possible dental experience to each and every person in an atmosphere of comfort, care and trust.

Outside of the office, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, and their 3 kids, traveling, and enjoying life to the fullest!

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Stacey Darnell

Registered Dental Assistant

Stacey has been in dentistry for 26 years. She graduated from Memphis Vocational School in 1991 and has been registered through the State of Tennessee since graduation. Her top priority is making patients feel comfortable and confident about the care they are receiving. She loves playing golf and spending time with her family.

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Bonnie Spears

Registered Dental Assistant

Bonnie has worked in dentistry since 1973, She has been a member of Dr. Cooley's team since 2004. She received her training and has her RDA with coronal polishing in the state of California and Tennessee. She loves to spend time with family and friends. She also enjoys gardening.

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