Dr. Katherine T. Nichols (Dr. Katie)


Dr. Katherine T. Nichols (Dr. Katie) was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana. She graduated from Butler University in 2006 with an undergraduate degree in Biology. She went on to attend Indiana University School of Dentistry, graduating with honors in 2010 and completed her residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Dr. Katie’s pediatric dental training includes specialized care for infants, children, adolescents and patients with special health care needs.

As a mom, Dr. Katie understands the complexities of children’s oral health and is passionate about providing a positive experience for her patients and their families. She knows first-hand the stress that a child’s dental appointment can bring and prides herself on creating a tailored experience unique to your child’s individual needs. She enjoys educating patients on preventative care and the importance of oral hygiene through each stage of life.

Dr. Katie is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the American Dental Association, and the Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and maintains hospital privileges at St. Vincent’s Carmel Hospital and IU North Hospital. Dr. Katie is certified in CPR and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) to provide her patients with the safest and most up to date sedation options possible.

Dr. Katie and her husband, Scott, enjoy spending as much time as possible with their children, Nolan, Knox and twins Collin and Nora. They enjoy family bike rides, playing at the park and cheering on the Butler Bulldogs. Dr. Katie and her husband are members of Meridian Street United Methodist Church, the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, and the Ovid Butler Society. She looks forward to meeting your family and providing them with exceptional pediatric dental care.