Dr. Stephen Roehm has practiced orthodontics in Peoria, Illinois since 1979. While private practice is where he has spent the majority of his career, he has had the opportunity and privilege to be involved in academia as well. He has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at Saint Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education from 2001 to 2016. His area of special interest has been temporomandibular dysfunction. He has lectured on functional occlusion and taught splint therapy to all resident classes. He is a teaching instructor for the Charles H Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education and has assisted with the two week course in Tucson, Arizona for 30 years. He has been married to his wife Kathy for 42 years and resides in Dunlap, Illinois. They have four adult/married children and twelve grandchildren. He was joined in practice by his daughter, Melissa Roehm Stigall, in 2006.