Front Office Staff

Aside from the dentists and hygienists, there is a lot of work to be done around the dental office to make your visit enjoyable.  Our staff is extremely friendly and experienced and always strives to help you with any issues regarding your overall dental experience.

Please take the time to meet the people who will work directly with you to meet all of your dental needs.

Patty Sivado

Patty graduated with honors with an associate degree in dental assisting in 1981 and began working with Dr. Schulte soon after graduation.  She began her career as Dr. Mark Schulte's chairside dental assistant and has had many different duties in the office over the years.   She is currently our office manager and works at the front desk . 
She says "I am here to make each patient's visit as confortable and enjoyable as possible.  I have enjoyed meeting so many of you wonderful patients, I truly feel I may call you friends."
Patty has been married to her husband, Brian, for 34 years and they have two outstanding sons, Joey and Nick Proud Grandma of a little Cecelia Rose.
Debrorah Whelan

Deborah works in our front office managing our dental insurance claims and accounts.  She has over 20 years of experience in general dentistry as well as a periodontal office.  

She has been working at Schulte Family Dental since 1998.  She says "I enjoy all aspects of my position from answering the phone to checking patients in and out.  As always, I look forward to being an advocate for our patients."


Megan Schulte 

Megan is the wife of Dr David Schulte.  Although she has always felt a part of Schulte Family Dentistry, she came to work in the front office in September 2016.  She and Dr. David have 3 children, Taylor, Ben, and Molly.  They are big U of L fans and enjoy being with their family and friends!  

Kennedy Olenkiewicz

Kennedy has been with Schulte Family Dentistry since after her externship at our office in 2015.  She trained as a Dental Assistant at Medquest, graduating in May 2015. Kennedy enjoys being around her co works and patients.  She also loves haunted houses and Halloween is her favorite time of the year!  She is currently a part time college student at JCTC working towards becoming a Dental Hygienist.  Kennedy and Brianna keep our office laughing with their humor!  

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