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Elma Family Dental

About Us

Dental Team

Your Dental Team at Elma Family Dental


Our enthusiastic, skilled team will listen to and focus on our patients concerns and desires. They are knowledgeable and willing to listen.

As we get to know you as an individual we will provide you with personalized customized care. We desire your visits to be comfortable, safe and efficient.

From the moment you walk in the door, you sense the difference. The natural decor creates a warm and relaxed atmosphere and the staff complete the picture. It is our intention to create a happy dental home for our patients. The staff at Elma Family Dental are the best!

Most Americans spend an average of 40+ hours a week in the workplace and for this reason we like to have a happy work environment where we are relaxed and can build long-term relationships with our staff members and our patient families.

We have a fun and friendly work atmosphere that makes coming to the office an enjoyable experience. Our dental team makes each visit to our office a positive, pleasant experience for all of us and our patients.

Your Dentists


Stephen K. Edwards, DMD

 Dr. Edwards and Dr. Kathie worked together in the Army and formed a strong working relationship. They decided to work together in the private sector after serving their country. Learn more about Dr. Edwards here.


Katherine J. Seibert, DMD

Dr. Kathie Seibert, also fondly known as ‘Dr. Kathie’ to patients and staff,
came to Washington State while serving the military and decided to open her first practice in Shelton in 2004. Learn more about her here.



Support Staff

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Penny joined our office early 2019 as the Financial Coordinator. She worked with our sister office, Shelton Dental Center, for over a year before joining Elma Family Dental. She is working closely with you and your insurance company to get your insurance benefits paid.

Penny grew up in Seal Beach, California where she worked as a processing manager as well as caregiver for her mother who had MS. Penny moved to Washington in 2016. She loves restoring and rebuilding cars with her step-dad. She also loves designing and drawing tattoo art.




Jaque joins our group with prior patient relations experience. She is happy to help you with scheduling your next dental appointment and she will be the person calling to remind you about your dental appointments. Jaque has an 11 year old son who is an avid baseball player.



Ashley is our Scheduling Coordinator and is happy to help you make your appointment. She has been with our office as the insurance eligibility coordinator before taking this new position.

Ashley is from Elma and rides horses in her spare time.





Amber was a Certified Dental Assistant for 6 years before becoming a Dental Hygienist.Amber graduated with honors from Yakima Valley Community College’s Dental Hygiene program in 2009. Amber was on the Dean’s List over half of the months she attended hygiene school. Amber worked in our other office as both a dental assistant and dental hygienist. She always has a smile on her face. She is quick to joke and make you feel at ease.

Amber and her husband have two beautiful children and live close by. They enjoy outdoor activities like hunting, hiking, and riding quads.




Amanda joined our team right after graduation. She graduated from Grays Harbor College in 2014 with her associates in Pre-Dental Hygiene and completed her Hygiene Degree from Pierce College – Fort Steliacoom in June of 2016.

Amanda enjoys preventative dentistry and will work hard to give you the tools to help you maintain or improve your oral health, all while providing a caring environment to help you be more comfortable.

Amanda has been married for ten years and has a blended family with three step children, a daughter, and one grandchild. She enjoys traveling, snorkeling, outdoor adventures, and sports. You might run into her at the Softball field where her daughter plays ball.



Allison joined our Shelton office in 2016 as a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Clark College’s Dental Hygiene program in 2012. She later earned her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014 which had emphasis in Teaching and Public Health. She utilizes her full Washington State endorsement which allows her to place and smooth fillings as well as caring for our patients gum health and dental cleanings. Allison moved to the Elma location to increase the size of our hygiene team this summer.

Allison lives in Olympia with her husband and two young children. They recently added a new puppy to their family.


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Kelly joined our team 2010 as a Dental Assistant and has played an important roll in managing  both of our offices. Kelly can assist you with your treatment plan as our Treatment Plan Coordinator. Kelly is experienced in all dental procedures and is especially skilled with sedation dentistry and working with implants and dentures. Kelly enjoys building relationships with her patients through sharing her vast dental knowledge. She is happy to help you and your family with your dental questions.

Kelly lives in Lacey with her husband and three children who play soccer and basketball and loves spending time outdoors with family.



Melissa was born and raised in Illinois and came to the Harbor in high school. Melissa has been a dental assistant for 13 years with a background of community health & private practice. She says private practice is by far her favorite.

Melissa and her husband have been married for 11 years and have 3 children, and two dogs. Melissa can be found cheering on her kids at the football or baseball field.




I graduated from Pierce College in Puyallup Washington. I grew up in Elma and love being able to work close to home. I’ve been a dental assistant for 6 years. I have 3 girls, ages 14, 11 and 3 who I love spending all my time with. In my free time I like to go hiking with my family, hunting, riding quads and watching my girls play softball and soccer.





Jamie grew up in the Grays Harbor County and came to our Elma office for her externship as part of her Dental Assistant training.  She has been working as a Dental Assistant with us since 2017. Her goal is to make her patients feel comfortable during their dental visit.

Jamie loves spending time with her family and her hobbies include camping, horses, and riding quads.

Jamie- “I enjoy working at both Elma Family Dental and Shelton Dental Center because my fellow co-workers are amazing and the doctors care about the patients and the people in the community.”


For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a dental assistant. I graduated from the South Puget Sound Community College Dental Assisting Program in 2019 and am now a certified dental assistant. I enjoy providing comprehensive dentistry to our community with the rest of the Elma Family Dental team. 

I was born, raised, and currently live in Montesano which makes working in Grays Harbor even more special. When I’m not at the office, you can find me racing sailboats with my friends and family anywhere anywhere in the Northwest. Ask me about sailing the next time you come in. 


Natasha has been working with both of our offices since 2011. She is a caring and positive dental assistant who is happy to help you understand your treatment needs and help walk you through the process.

Natasha and her husband Steve have two children they adore.

Contact Elma Family Dental to schedule
your appointment at 360.861.8318.

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