Meet the Staff

1-54of81-aBWe 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!

Ron Tomczak - Business Manager/Owner

2-16of56-_pp1Professional: Has been Owner & Business Manager for Sugar Creek Orthodontics, P.C. since 2001.
Personal: Born in Chicago, raised in Calumet City, IL. Married to Dr. Betsy Ulrich since 1992. Has 2 wonderful children, Diane & Warren.
Interest: Enjoys spending time with family, walking our dogs, playing tennis, exercising & hopes to become an avid fisherman someday.

”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!”

 

Mary  - Treatment Coordinator

2-12of56-_ppProfessional: I have worked with Dr. Sikora and now for 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.
Personal: My husband Tim and I celebrated our 43rd wedding anniversary recently. 
Interests: I enjoy reading, cooking and the outdoors with our four fun grandkids.

Becca  - Treatment Coordinator

becca-newProfessional:  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!
Personal: Born and raised in central IL. Married to husband Keith and raising three wonderful daughters.
Interests:  I enjoy reading, hanging out with friends, kayaking, making memories with my girls and spending time with family.

Michelle - Administrative Assistant

2-2of56-_pp--1-Professional: Studied Business Administration at Illinois Central College. Has 20+ years experience in Office Operations and joined the practice in 2013.
Personal: Married to husband Chuck and raised 5 beautiful children. Has her own photography business.  https://www.facebook.com/HeartprintsByMichelle/ 
Interests: Enjoys spending time with family, traveling, bird watching, discovering new places to photograph nature and volunteer work.

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

 

Guyla - Administrative Assistant

GuylaProfessional: Was a stay at home mom/daycare provider for 19 years. Joined Sugar Creek Orthodontics staff in July 2014
Personal: Born in Terre Haute, IN and raised in Louisville, IL. Graduated from Flora High School. Associates degree from Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, IL and a Bachelor’s in Christian Business Administration from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, IL.
Interest: Enjoying time with my husband and kids, going to church, relaxing by the pool and walking.

Jan  - Patient Care Technician

jan-newProfessional: Joined Dr. Sikora's Staff, now Sugar Creek Orthodontics, in 1994
Personal: Born & raised in Central IL. Married with 3 children & 4 grandchildren.
Interests: Playing card games & board games with family. Love driving around taking in the countryside.

"I enjoy helping the doctors create beautiful smiles!"

 

Sharon - Patient Care Technician

2-5of56-_ppProfessional: Began Dental assisting career in 1985 in general dentistry. Joined Sugar Creek Orthodontics in 2006
Certifications: CDA., Coronal Polishing, Pit & Fissure sealants, CPR, Associate in Arts
Personal: Born and raised in Lincoln, IL. 
Interests: Enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor activities such as fishing, skiing, hiking, and biking.

 

Samantha– Patient Care Technician

2-9of56-_pp--1-Professional: 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.
Certifications: Dental Radiography, Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants, CPR & First Aid, Sedation certification
Personal: Born in Dallas, TX. Moved to Illinois when I was 14. I got married in 2015 to my high school sweetheart. We have 2 wonderful children.
Interest: Enjoy anything outside. 4 wheeling, boating, fishing, bonfires. Love spending time with family as well.

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