Dr. Katie Kosten graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2002. Before deciding to be a dentist, Dr. Kosten taught high school chemistry and coached volleyball and track. After a few years in education, she decided to pursue a career in dentistry and attended Southern Illinois University's School of Dental Medicine where she graduated in 2009.
Dr. Kosten has spent the last 7 years practicing almost exclusively in a pediatric office. In addition, Dr. Kosten recently returned to education, joining her alma mater as a professor of pediatric dentistry at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Kosten enjoys officiating high school volleyball and basketball, Crossfit, and keeping busy with her husband Jason and three young sons: Jacob, James and Sam.