About Your Dentist

Dallas Pineda, DMD

Dr. Dallas Pineda has been working at Creating Smiles Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for over 6 years. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Dallas graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Biochemistry. While at the University she completed 4 years of undergraduate research, then headed to Washington, DC, where she was awarded a post-graduate fellowship at the National Institute of Health. Dr. Pineda is an avid artist in her free time, and she enjoys utilizing her artistic skills along with her technical knowledge to improve her patient’s smile. Dr. Dallas has 2 fur babies, Gomez and Lucas, she enjoys snuggling with them on the weekend.

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Katelyn Genenbacher, DMD

Dr. Katelyn Genenbacher has been seeing patients for two years and this is her first year with Creating Smiles. She grew up in Quincy, IL, the youngest of 6 children, before attending college at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. After graduating from ISU, Dr. Genenbacher went on to get her DMD at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL. Dr. Genenbacher recently moved to St. Louis, MO with her yellow lab, Jayda, and her cat, Tabby. She loves exploring her new city, hanging out with and traveling to see her friends. One of her favorite things is going home to spend time with her family, particularly, all of her nieces and nephews. Dr. Genenbacher enjoys dentistry because it is a bit of art, engineering, and medicine all rolled into one. She loves connecting with her patient’s and helping them to understand the importance of their oral health.