About Us

About Sugar Creek Orthodontics

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide unparalleled service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and certifications, and years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

Betsy Ulrich, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Betsy Ulrich earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University. Following dental school, she completed a two-year post-doctorate residency at Northwestern, earning her specialty certificate in orthodontics and a master’s degree. At Northwestern, Dr. Ulrich was named the Alpha Omega Scholar for attaining the highest academic standing in her class and received several other awards for outstanding achievement.

Dr. Ulrich opened Sugar Creek Orthodontics, P.C. in Lincoln in 2001 following an associateship with Dr. Richard Sikora in Normal, Illinois. She moved her Lincoln practice to its current location in 2006 after completely renovating the building to create a spacious, comfortable office for her patients.

Meet Your Team

  • Ron Tomczak Business Manager/Owner
    ”I’m grateful to be a part of an occupation that changes lives. It’s always exciting when the process is finished and the patient smiles for the first time without braces. I love seeing that first smile!”
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  • Mary Treatment Coordinator
    I have worked with Dr. Ulrich for 32 years, taking care of initial patient visits, preparing diagnostic records and explaining treatment options. I make sure, as I meet with each patient, I listen to their questions and concerns. I want everyone to feel comfortable and confident from beginning to end. After all, a smile is a lifetime investment.
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  • Becca Treatment Coordinator
    I have worked in the dental field for 23 years. I started as a Receptionist in a dental office, trained to become a Dental Assistant, then Orthodontic Assistant, Office Manager and now a Treatment Coordinator since April of this year for Dr. Betsy Ulrich. I worked for Dr. Betsy as an assistant back in 2010 for several years and I am thrilled to be back! I have truly enjoyed the process of becoming a Treatment Coordinator, getting to know the patients and their stories. I love working with kids and am so grateful to be working at Sugar Creek Orthodontics where they truly care about the patients!
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  • Michelle Administrative Assistant

    Studied Business Administration at Illinois Central College. Has 20+ years of experience in Office Operations and joined the practice in 2013.

    “I love being in the People business – and building new relationships with our patients!”

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  • Guyla Administrative Assistant
    Was a stay at home mom/daycare provider for 19 years. Joined Sugar Creek Orthodontics staff in July 2014. Enjoying time with my husband and kids, going to church, relaxing by the pool and walking.
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  • Jan Patient Care Technician

    Joined Dr. Sikora's Staff, now Sugar Creek Orthodontics, in 1994. 

    "I enjoy helping the doctors create beautiful smiles!"

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  • Samantha Patient Care Technician

    Graduated from MTI Dental Assisting program in 2015. I started off in general dentistry where I worked for 5 years and decided to come to Orthodontics and I’m so happy I did.

    “I love working in the dental health field where I can educate and work with our amazing patients!”

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  • Gloria Patient Care Technician

    I was blessed to have stayed home with my children for 18 years. In 2010, I earned my certifications in Ministry and Hospital Chaplaincy from Global University. I have been in dentistry since 2017 with a license from Greatwood Dental School in Sugarland, TX.

    Certifications: RDA, coronal polishing, SC radiography, CPR, OSHA, Ministry, Hospital Chaplaincy

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