Meet Our Team
Meet Our Pediatric Dentists
Steven M. Pilipovich, D.D.S.
Dr. 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, both born and raised in the Wabash Valley, live in Terre Haute. Together, they have two sons, Matt and Nick, and a daughter-in-law, Anne Elise. Dr. Steve enjoys travel, golf and spending time with his family.
Roenikya L. Phillips, D.M.D.
Dr. Roenikya Phillips was born and raised in Mississippi and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry. Dr. Phillips has provided care to children in rural areas of Mississippi, Mexico, and Kenya. With an avid interest in children's public health, Dr. Phillips received her Masters of Public Health degree with an emphasis in maternal and child health leadership and policy at the University of Alabama School of Public Health; her hope is to create initiatives that will positively change the way families and children view their oral health, and that make oral health a priority in their busy, daily routines.
Dr. Phillips worked as a general dentist in public health and private practice settings providing care to children and adults of all ages. It was here that she discovered her love of working with children. Dr. Phillips completed her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Her training has given her extensive experience in all aspects of pediatric dental care, including caring for infants and patients with special needs. Dr. Phillips enjoys making each child's dental experience a positive and memorable one. She is dedicated to providing the highest quality care in a fun, kid-oriented environment!
Meet Our Orthodontist
Theodore Kula, D.D.S.
Dr. 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 with his results being published in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontics.
Dr. Kula enjoys spending time with his wife Maren and daughter Ellis. He enjoys fishing, exploring the outdoors, and following North Carolina basketball and ISU Sycamore athletics.
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