Dentistry is a great profession! We have the opportunity to help people every day. When you help someone, you truly get more in return than what you did for them. I am grateful that I interact with so many people from so many different backgrounds. I'm always learning from my patients. There are many ways to help a patient reach optimum oral health; with each patient I work to understand their treatment goals so we can find a treatment path that works for them. Dr. Christopher M. Sikora
Dr. Christopher Sikora is known in our community for the relationships he develops with his patients. He feels it is essential to get to know a patient as an individual, to understand their desires in seeking dental care, in order to provide them with the services they need. Spending time talking with each patient, developing a rapport with them and encouraging them to be active participants in determining their treatment processes, Dr. Sikora listens to the patient and works with them to achieve oral health and a beautiful smile.
Education and Commitment to Continuing Education
- Bachelor of Science, Biology and Minor in Chemistry, Illinois State University
- Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
After graduation, Dr. Sikora knew that he had a firm foundation in oral healthcare knowledge, but he also knew that his profession would involve a lifelong learning process. He focuses on cosmetic dentistry, oral pathology, and TMJ treatments in his continuing education courses, as those are the most common dental issues that his patients’ face. In this field, there is a constant evolution in products and methods, and Dr. Sikora believes he owes it to his patients to always be informed of the best options available.
- American Dental Association
- Illinois State Dental Society
- McLean County Dental Society
Dr. Sikora grew-up in Bloomington, IL, and Dr. Stephey, who started Prairie Dental Associates, was his dentist. He loves spending time with his wife, Andrea, and son, Henry, as well as his daughter, Addie. They enjoy doing things together, especially outdoors. During the summer, Dr. Sikora likes fishing and camping, as well as golfing. During the winter, he’s often found indulging in a good book, or playing board and card games with his wife and family.