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 is our Office Manager here at Schulte Family Dentistry.  She has been a constant gem for our team and our patients.  We are very blessed that Patty continues to learn and grow our practice.  She has been dedicated to our practice for over 40 years.  Patty will greet you at the front desk with a smile and a solution to any problem.  In addition to helping our office run smoothly, she heads up major cases and all Invisalign cases.  Patty does so much for our office and her heart is so big!  We could never thank Patty enough for all the love and energy she has put into our office over the years!  We are eternally grateful.
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.  
"I am here to make each patient's visit as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.  I have enjoyed meeting so many wonderful patients, I truly feel I may call you friends."
Patty has been married to her husband, Brian, for over 36 years and they have two outstanding sons, Joey and Nick She is a proud Grandma of little Cecelia Rose and Dominic.  She loves to spoil her family! 
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 with the office in September 2016.  She and Dr. David have 3 children, Taylor, Ben, and Molly.  Megan enjoys reading, learning new things, hiking, and watching her kids grow into good people.  She will never turn down a good movie with an extra-large tub of buttered popcorn!  She recently learned to play golf so she can keep up with Dr. David's golf game!  You will see Megan in the front office as well as working closely with our entire.  Megan continues to learn new things about Dentistry every day and works hard to lead our team!  

"One of the hardest and greatest gifts of our office has been to work side by side with my husband as we grow our business and watch him grow as a leader and very skilled Dentist.  He truly cares about our patients and the care they receive.  In addition, it has been so special to grow closer to our entire team and watch us work together like never before!" 

Savannah Denny

Savannah joined our team in February of 2021.  She is a 2015 graduate of ATA Career College and comes to us from MedQuest College where she taught in their Dental Assisting program.  Savannah comes to us with over 10 years of experience in the dental field.  Savannah is our Insurance Specialist.  You will find her in her office working on filing claims, advocating for our patients, fighting with insurance companies, and making our insurance estimates as correct as she can get them.  She enjoys spending time with her two kids, Cole and Sophie, and her spouse, Craig.  They love to hike around the Kentuckiana area.  Savannah missed being with patients and the fast pace of the front office.  We are lucky to have Savannah! 

Leah Meeks 

Leah joined Schulte Family Dentistry in March 2018.  She has over 20 years of experience as an Extended Duty Dental Assistant.  Leah is our full-time scheduler.  She is a friendly face that you will see as you leave our office.  If you have scheduled with our Doctors, you have spoken with Leah.  Her main goal is to ensure the schedule runs smoothly and that the Doctors have enough quality time with their patients.  Her knowledge of the schedule comes from her experience working chairside for over 18 years.   She cares about our patients very much and loves seeing them smile!   In her free time, she enjoys hanging with her family, watching her daughter play softball, and signing Karokee!

Rachel Bowling 


Rachel is a 2017 graduate of ATA Career College.  We were lucky enough to have Rachel work with us during her externship at ATA career college.  We quickly made a place for her in our office because we saw her potential.  Over the years, Rachel has grown as a leader and in her role as an EDDA but you will now find her in our front office.  She will be one of the smiling faces you see when you walk in our door.  Rachel is able to take her knowledge as an EDDA, working alongside the Doctors, and use it in our front office to identify emergencies, treatment, and scheduling.  If you are currently an Invisalign patient, Rachel knows your case in and out.  She is our Invisalign Liasion and works closely with Invisalign to ensure your case is on time and accurate.  She loves music and will be the first to put music on if she can!  She loves to learn new things and keep up with the ever-changing information the dental field provides.    Rachel enjoys seeing patients walk out of our office excited about their new smiles!  Besides working and studying, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and son Blayne!  


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