Staff Directory

Clinic Supervisor
Shelly Miller

Shelly began her career in orthodontics in 1988.  She is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and has her  coronal polishing license. Shelly is the one who keeps our clinic running smoothly and efficiently. Shelly loves creating new smiles from start to finish.  She is the biggest Ohio State fan ever! Shelly has 2 grown children, 3 grandchildren and 2 dogs.


Clinical Assistant
Heather Whitaker

Heather became an assistant in 2004. She is our comic relief of the office! She is very passionate about creating beautiful smiles and making sure each patient has a wonderful and fun experience at Vicek Orthodontics. Heather is an avid reader. She is married and has 3 boys and 1 grandson.


Clinical Assistant
Susie Dunn

Susie has been an orthodontic assistant since 1974.  She loves helping create beautiful smiles and visiting with the patients. She is married to Kurt  and they have 2 children . Once Susie leaves Dr. Vicek's office, she goes home to tend to her horse stables, which is a full time job in itself.  Susie also enjoys attending sporting events, bicycling, and refinishing antique furniture.


Appointment Coordinator
Dawn Abraham-Egbert

Dawn is the smiling face who sits behind the front desk as you enter Vicek Orthodontics. She is the cheerful voice you hear when you call our office. She is responsible for making appointments and for keeping us on schedule each day. Dawn joined our team in  March of 2011.  Dawn  has a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Ohio University. She is married and has 2 daughters.  She enjoys reading, baking a tasty treat or two, and  listening to music. 


Financial Coordinator
Gretchen Bame

As a Financial Coordinator, Gretchen manages the finances for Vicek Orthodontics.  She is well trained regarding insurance benefits and is creative with patient financing options. Gretchen started her orthodontic career in 2003 as a certified assistant  before moving into this position. Gretchen enjoys sporting events and reading.  She is married and has 3 children and 2 granddaughters.


Laboratory  Technician
Kristy Rettig

Kristy entered the orthodontic world in 1979. Kristy runs the in-house lab at Vicek Orthodontics. She is responsible for making appliances, creating cool looking retainers and taking patient records. She occasionally helps in the clinic assisting Dr. Vicek. She is married and has 3 children and 1 grandson. Along with being a  4-H advisor and leading her church youth group, Kristy enjoys riding her horse and tending to her garden.


New Patient Coordinator/Clinical Assistant/Marketing Director
Annette Rombach

Annette started her career in orthodontics in 2001. Annette holds several positions in our office. As New Patient Coordinator she takes all new patient phone calls and schedules initial consultations. As a clinical assistant she helps Dr. Vicek build patient smiles.  Annette has an Applied Science degree from Terra Community College which helps her perform her duties as Marketing Director. Annette is married and has 2 children. She enjoys spending time with her family and wearing fancy shoes!