Meet Our Team


Dr. Ralph K. Chapman

After graduating from Pinckneyville Community High School in 1978, Ralph attended the University of Mississippi and earned a Bachelor Degree in Engineering.  He then continued to study dental medicine at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, graduating in 1986.  Continuing in dentistry as the 4th generation, Dr. Chapman built his general dentistry practice by joining the Pinckneyville Dental Clinic that was originally started by his great uncle.  Dr. Ralph Chapman began a new chapter in his career by designing and building Pinckneyville Dental Care in 2014 at our current location.

Debra – Registered Dental Hygienist

Brandy – Certified Dental Assistant/Technician

Celine - Certified Dental Assistant/Technician

Cassie –  Office Manager

Tiffany – Secretary

Dr. Lucas A. Steele

After graduating from Pinckneyville Community High School in 2008, Dr. Steele continued his education at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he graduated cum laude with a bachelors degree in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in chemistry. Knowing he wanted to be a dentist since high school, he then attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine where he graduated in 2015. Following dental school, Dr. Steele continued his education by doing the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the SIU School of Dental Medicine. During his residency Dr. Steele placed and restored over 150 implants cases, received advanced training in the different aspects of oral surgery, and completed many full mouth rehabilitation cases. Dr. Steele is looking forward to starting a new chapter in his life by joining Dr. Ralph Chapman at Pinckneyville Dental Care.