Meet the Doctors

Dr. Robert Horenkamp, D.D.S.

Dr. Horenkamp grew up in O'Fallon, Illinois. He attended college at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri and dental school at St. Louis University where he received his D.D.S.

Dr. Horenkamp began his dental career as a dentist in the United States Air Force, stationed at Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, Illinois. In 1972, Dr. Horenkamp moved to Bloomington, Illinois and established a private dental practice serving all age groups and practicing all types of dentistry including Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics and preventative areas.

Dr. Horenkamp has served on the McLean County Board of Health as the dental representative; the John Scott Commission Board as the dental liaison; and has held several positions on the local Dental Society Board including a term as President.

Professionally, Dr. Horenkamp has advanced his practice skills by attending several continuing education courses per year studying areas of cosmetic dentistry, use of lasers and advanced occlusal techniques.

 

dentist Doctor Robert Horenkamp

Dr. Colton Sylvester, D.M.D.

Dr. Sylvester graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. He then attended and graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He is licensed in the State of Illinois to practice dentistry. While working in the clinic at SIU, Dr. Sylvester received practical experience in Diagnosis of Dental Disease, Oral Surgery, Endodontics (root canal treatment), Crown and Bridge work, Cosmetic Dentistry, Periodontics (gum disease), Dentures and adjunctive general dentistry. In addition to the clinic, Dr. Sylvester worked at the Pediatric Clinic in East St. Louis and practiced Geriatric Dentistry at Nursing Homes in the area.

 Dr. Sylvester grew up in Farmer City, Illinois and his wife Jenna grew up in Mansfield, Illinois. He is happy to be returning to Central Illinois. Dr. Sylvester and his wife have recently purchased a home in Downs, so that he can be available to see emergencies in our office on week-ends, holidays and nights. During his down time, Dr. Sylvester enjoys playing golf, wake boarding and spending time with family. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Association and the McLean County Dental Association.

 Dr. Sylvester brings to the practice, not only a sound educational background, but a sense of concern and recognition for the needs of patients. I am proud that he has decided to join us. We look forward to your meeting him at your next appointment.

Sincerely,

Dr. Horenkamp

dentist Doctor Colton Sylvester

Our Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Dental Hygienists

Lauri Blaney
B.S.D.H.

Lauri graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been a licensed dental hygienist since 1983 and has worked continuously in the profession. Most of Lauri's experience has been in general practices, but she has also worked in a Pedodontic, Periodontic, and Hospital offices. Lauri has been active in both the American Dental Hygienists' Association and various state associations.

Staci Jones
RDH

Staci graduated from Parkland College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She began working as dental hygienist in the year 2000. She has specialized in Soft Tissue Management programs and loves working with children and "cowards". Staci participates in dental health programs at community elementary schools in an effort to improve children's dental education.

Ellen Reeves
RDH

Ellen graduated from Illinois Central College in 1991 with a degree in dental hygiene. She has been practicing hygiene with our practice since January 1992. Ellen regularly attends continuing education programs with the office and on her own with the local and Chicago Dental Association.

Dental Assistants

Kristi Locke

Kristi Locke has been a chair side assistant for 21 years. She joined the practice in August of 2005 as a chair side assistant. Kristi attends several continuing education classes a year.

Jesica Fry

Coming soon...

Hafida Seffal

Hafida worked as a dental assistant in New Orleans for 3&1/2 years before she moved with her family to Bloomington. She joined the office of Dr. Horenkamp in September 1998. She holds an EDDA (Expanded-Duty Dental Assistant) certification from Louisiana as well as certification in Radiography and CPR. Hafida also speaks Arabic and French fluently.

   

Office Staff

Connie Horenkamp
Office Manager

Connie works as our Business Manager completing payroll, ordering and managing the business aspects of the practice. She began working for this practice in 1980. Prior to working in our office, she graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a Psychiatric nurse for the Mental Health Center.

Jeannine Toepke
Front desk coordinator

Working in the dental field for more than 27 years, Jeannine enjoys helping patients achieve their goals for a healthy and beautiful smile. For 14 years, Jeannine has been a part of Dr. Horenkamp's team as a front desk coordinator. In her spare time, Jeannine enjoys spending time with her family, and rarely misses a NASCAR race. "Come on Dale, you can do it this year!"

   
   

Bloomington Dentist - Robert Horenkamp & Dr. Sylvester - Dr. Robert Horenkamp
405 South Prospect Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704 - 309-662-2833
sylvester.horenkamp@gmail.com

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