Kim C. Sykora grew up on the edge of the Great Plains in southwestern Minnesota. A Biology major at the U of MN, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry in 1983. He received the award for the top clinician of his class of 150 after his first two years there.
After dental school, he returned to his hometown of Marshall MN, where he started a scratch dental practice. After seven years, he and his wife Yvonne felt led to go with their three young children to Papua New Guinea to work in support of Bible translation at the largest missionary support base in the world.
When their youngest child graduated from High School in 2003, they decided to return the US. After living in paradise, they didn’t want to return to blizzard country and decided to settle near West Chester.
Kim and Yvonne are very involved at Covenant Fellowship Church in Glen Mills, serving as community group leaders and singing in the Covenant Fellowship Chorale. They are serious vegetable and flower gardeners. Kim likes to putz around in his workshop doing woodworking and welding projects.
Yvonne started working full time for Dr. Sykora in 2010, but she has had the pleasure of being his marriage partner since 1978. They make a great team. She works hard to keep the office organized and efficient so that he can do what he loves: care for his patients. She enjoys tending to all the details that are necessary for keeping the office running smoothly.
Yvonne and Dr. Sykora are avid gardeners, and they love going home from work and picking everything they need for dinner. Yvonne also enjoys flower gardening and making arrangements for the office during the summer months. She and Dr. Sykora sing in a small vocal ensemble, and Yvonne plays the flute. Having friends and family in their home is another of their favorite things. They are now grandparents and look forward to wonderful times with their grandsons in the future.
For the past seven years, our office has enjoyed the hard work of Anita, one of our talented dental hygienists. Anita helps patients feel at ease and comfortable during appointments. Her experience will make you glad to see her walk into the room!
When she is away from the office, Anita enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. They enjoy being active outdoors and traveling together. Anita also makes time for her other joys: gardening, reading, and cooking!
Clara has been a part of our office since 2006. Her skill and passion for helping patients makes her a welcome presence in the room! As a dental assistant, Clara is there to help Dr. Sykora during procedures. She will make sure you have a comfortable, safe, and pleasant experience while here in our office.
Clara’s life away from the office includes a lot of outdoor activities, like kayaking, 4-wheeling, camping, and enjoying the winter snow. She also enjoys singing in the choir at her church and spending time with her family.
Denise has been a hygienist for almost 29 years and has been with our practice since the fall of 2010. She received her licence to practice in Pennsylvania in 1987. Denise enjoys helping adults and children maintain and improve their dental health. Her vast experience is highly valued in our office, and it helps nervous patients feel at ease when they visit.
When she is not helping you improve your smile, Denise enjoys reading, home decorating, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and wonderful grandchildren.
Lois has been working with our dental family since 2012. As our account manager, her duties are to apply insurance payment, keep track of accounts receivable, and send invoices to our patients. When you have a question about your financial agreement, Lois can help you get the answers you need!
Lois enjoys spending free time with her family as well as reading and baking. She and her husband have six wonderful children who keep life exciting and fun!
Renee enjoys working for Dr. Sykora. She is the first person to greet the patients and hopes that she makes them feel welcome and at ease. She grew up in West Goshen, PA and graduated from West Chester B. Reed Henderson High School.
She attended several institutes of higher learning including WCU, Loch Haven Univ & DCCC. After marrying she moved to Malvern, PA where she raised her children & still resides. She enjoys reading a good book, genealogical research and many activities at Paoli Presbyterian Church.
Jackie works in reception, checking people out and preparing their treatment plan cost estimates. She enjoys interacting with Dr. Sykora’s patients and, especially, her friendly reception teammates.
When Jackie is away from the desk she is likely on a long run. She has completed 10 half marathons and has found a passion for fitness. She is currently studying to become a group fitness instructor. Jackie is a Jersey Girl with her heart in Tennessee, as she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Tennessee. Go Vols!
Anna is a homeschooled senior in high school, and has five other siblings. Two of them are married and she is looking forward to being an Aunt someday. She also loves drawing and reading.
She feels that working at Dr. Sykora’s office is very enjoyable because everyone is so friendly and kind, and they really care about the people the work with, and serve.