Meet the Team

Kelly

Treatment Coordinator

Kelly has worked in the orthodontic field since 1986! As a treatment coordinator, Kelly works with the patients and families as they visit the orthodontist for the first consultation through the time that the braces are placed. Kelly assists Dr. Hickman in explaining all of the treatment options and answers any questions that may arise. She takes the new patients and walks them through the beginning stages of orthodontic care. Her position allows her to create a fun, exciting, and nurturing environment that the patients truly enjoy. Kelly has worked at Hickman Orthodontics since 1991 and has been the Treatment Coordinator since 2002. She loves working with Dr. Todd because she knows for a fact that he is one of the finest practitioners in the country.

Kelly lives in Indianapolis with her husband Shawn. They have been married since 1990! They have two children, Haden and Kendall. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching movies, traveling or hanging out with friends or her pug children.

 

Kristi

Lab Technician

Kristi has been in the dental field since 1998 and working for Hickman Orthodontics since 2010! Kristi is responsible for taking before and after records, works in the lab fabricating retainers, appliances, and trimming models. She gets to work with patients at the beginning and end of treatment and gives patients their custom appliances. She loves seeing the end result, the experience she gets to share with the patient after they get their braces off, and the boost of self esteem and confidence it gives our patients. She also loves the effort and great result that is given to all patients by all team members.

Kristi's husband is Fabian. Her son James and stepdaughter Aly complete their family. She loves spending time with her family and friends, camping, fishing, mudding and riding her motorcycle.

 

Lori

Scheduling Coordinator

Lori has been with Hickman Orthodontics for one year. She is responsible for scheduling patients, payment plans, and marketing. Lori also takes good care of our patients and parents during their visit and loves to create a family atmosphere. The beautiful smiles that are created at Hickman Orthodontics is her favorite part of being a part of the team.

Lori has a husband named Jeremy and sons Carter and Hayden. Her three dogs add fun to their family. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, camping, reading, and bargain shopping.

 

Amber

Financial Coordinator

Amber has been with Hickman Orthodontics for less than a year. She takes care of the financial aspect of patient care. Amber loves the staff here and how teamwork and camaraderie is used to make the practice so successful. She also enjoys interacting with all of the parents and patients that come in each day.

Amber's husband is Mike and her two stepdaughters are Rachel and Hannah. She also has two sons named Eli and Ethan. Their dog (Lucy) and cat (Lila) are very important family members as well. When Amber has spare time she likes to read, watch movies, and spend time with family and friends.

 

Janie

Orthodontic Assistant

Janie has been with Hickman Orthodontics for a year and a half. She is responsible for assisting Dr. Hickman with all types of orthodontic needs. She loves interacting with the patients and hearing about their lives. She strives to give each patient a pleasant experience at every appointment.

Janie is married to Brian and has three grown kids. She also has three granddaughters and another one on the way. During her extra time Janie loves to craft, camp, travel, and go on adventures.

 

Sarah

Orthodontic Assistant

Sarah has been with Hickman Orthodontics for over two years. She helps Dr. Hickman with all the necessary orthodontic needs of the patients. She also makes all of the permanent retainers. Sarah loves to interact with each patient and has a great rapport with everyone. Her favorite part of her job is seeing how the patient feels after their smile transformation.

Sarah is married to an IMPD officer named Austen and they share their house with a lot of furry friends. They have two dogs (Milo & Lilly), a chichilla (Shinobu), and a hedgehog (Ophelia). She loves all of her fur babies! In her spare time Sarah enjoys food, football, and naps.

 

Brieanna

Orthodontic Assistant/Invisalign Coordinator

Brieana has been with Hickman Orthodontics for over a year. She has been in the orthodontic field since 2004. Brieana assists Dr. Hickman on all orthodontic procedures. In addition to assisting, Brieana supervises our Invisalign program. Her favorite part of her job is getting to meet new people, watching the patients grow up, and seeing the end result of their orthodontic treatment; a beautiful smile!

In her free time, Brieana enjoys cooking, gardening, family activities, and watching her boys play sports. She is married to the love of her life, Chuck, and they have three amazing children.

 

Megan

Orthodontic Assistant

Megan joined the Hickman Orthodontics team last spring. She assists Dr. Hickman in the operatory on all orthodontic treatments and helps out in the laboratory. She goes out of her way to ensure the patients are comfortable and have fun. Megan also oversees our social media by keeping it up to date and helping stay connected with the patients. Bulding relationships with patients, learning new procedures, and seeing new smiles is what Megan loves about her job.

Megan has four kids: Landon, Aubriana, Kelsey, and Lyla. Their two cats (Quinzel & Bruce) add more action to this large family. During her spare time Megan loves to be with her kids, thrift store shopping, reading, watching movies, working out, and listening to live music.

 

Kandice

Orthodontic Assistant

Kandice started working at Hickman Orthodontics last spring. She provides patient care and education while she assists Dr. Hickman with procedures. Kandice helps make a fun environment for the patients during their appointments. She loves to make the patients laugh and tries to get to know them on a personal level. The confidence that is gained from each patient's transformation as they get a new smile is what Kandice loves about her job.

Outside of work, Kandice enjoys spending time with her husband Keagan and their sweet dog, Olaf, which is a Neapolitan Mastiff. They love to travel and have a goal to travel somewhere new each year. She also loves to spend time with her friends and family.