Meet Our Team

 

Steven M. Pilipovich, D.D.S.

Doctor StevenDr. Steve (as his patients know him) loves working with kids. Dr. Steve attended Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his degree in Biology. He then entered Indiana University School of Dentistry where he received his dental degree. After dental school, Dr. Steve completed a two-year post-doctoral hospital residency at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Steve is the only practicing Pediatric Dentist in the Wabash Valley.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the Western Indiana Dental Society. The doctor has hospital privileges at local hospitals and out-patient facilities.

Dr. Steve dedicates himself to providing the best dental care possible for his patients, insuring that they have a positive and enjoyable experience while learning to care for their own dental health.

Dr. Steve and his wife, Sandy, have two sons, Nick and Matt and live in Terre Haute. He enjoys travel, golf and spending time with his family.


Adam S. Ungaro, D.D.S.

Doctor AdamDr. Adam grew up on the east coast on Grand Island; just outside of Buffalo, NY. He completed his undergraduate studies at Liberty University in Virginia and then returned home to attend the University of Buffalo; School of Dental Medicine. Following the completion of his doctoral studies, Dr. Adam pursued his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is also a candidate for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Adam has a passion for outreach both locally and abroad and has participated in service trips to Guatemala, Belize, Dominican Republic and rural Appalachia in Tennessee.

He enjoys staying active, spending time with his friends and family, traveling, and is an avid Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan.


Theodore (Taj) Kula, D.D.S.

Doctor AdamDr. Kula began his formal education at the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he majored in biology. After settling in Indiana, he was awarded a master’s degree in biology from Purdue University. He then earned his Doctorate of Dental Sciences (DDS) from Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he received numerous awards and served as class president. He went on to complete his Masters in Science of Dentistry (MSD) and Orthodontic Certificate at the Indiana University Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics. Dr. Kula received advanced training in ceramic braces, Invisalign, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), lasers, and craniofacial deformities. For his thesis, he explored 3-D imaging and hopes to have his results published.

Dr. Kula is a life-long learner who sees it as his professional responsibility to stay current with advancements in the field of orthodontics. His nose is always buried in a journal article and he is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, which affords him several opportunities to keep up with the latest trends.

When he’s not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Kula enjoys spending time with his wife Maren and beautiful daughter Ellis. He enjoys fishing, exploring the outdoors, and following North Carolina basketball. (He is now excited to become a Sycamore fan as well!) As a perfectionist and jokester by nature, patients will never forget their experience with Dr. Kula!

“I believe in treating the whole patient- I am committed not only to building beautiful smiles, but also creating a lasting confidence behind those smiles. I strive to create a comfortable atmosphere for our patients with amazing transformations.”

“Orthodontics is more than a smile; it can be a life-changing experience. I enjoy building long-term relationships with our patients and their families, and treat them the way I would want to be treated, with warmth, compassion, and respect.”



Dental Team