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.
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.
Malcolm Davis, DMD
Originally from Michigan, Malcolm Davis is a proud transplant to the Pacific Northwest. He received a B.S. in Biology, as well as his DDS degree, from University of Detroit-Mercy. Dr. Davis is passionate about clinical dentistry – the artistry of dental care – and spends a great deal of time away from work reading and studying new techniques. Dr. Davis is a fitness enthusiast, and when not studying he will likely be found at the gym or participating in his local community recreational football league. Other interests include travel and spending time with family.
Penny joined our office earlier this year as our front desk Recall Coordinator. She has worked with our sister office, Shelton Dental Center, for over a year before joining Elma Family Dental. Beyond the regular duties of helping answer phones and checking patients out, she will help you keep on track with your routine preventative maintenance appointments. If you didn’t make your next cleaning appointment, she will be giving you a call when you are due.
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.
Myra is our Financial Coordinator and has been with us since 2015. Myra is a local girl who joins our team with a customer service background. She is very diligent in her daily duties and learned the dental aspect quickly. She is happy to help you and your family at the front counter, greeting you with a smile and sending you out the door with the same pleasantness. If you have a question, and she doesn’t have the answer; she will find it!
Some of Myra’s favorite activities are spending time with her horse which, she competes in barrel racing and cutting competitions; bow hunting, hiking, and camping (only on sunny days because she doesn’t like to be cold). But Myra most enjoys playing legos and trucks with her step-son Trace.
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.
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.
Kelly joined our team 2010 as a Dental Assistant and a few short years later, she was promoted to Office Manager, now she has been promoted to HR Manager and will be working in both of our dental offices. 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.
Rochelle is a RDA of 23 years. She is skilled in all area’s of dentistry, especially oral surgery and working with patient’s with disabilities. Rochelle has a happy and positive energy about her which helps patients fell at ease and comfortable. Rochelle is a mother of 2 children with special needs. She is very involved in Special Olympics. She enjoys the outdoors and loves wood working projects.
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.
My name is Zaira and I was born in El Salvador, I came to the US when I was 13 years old. I completed my Dental Assistant program in 2016 at South Puget Sound College. I have been a Dental Assistant for a little more than 2 years. I enjoy working with the community and making them feel comfortable. I’m bilingual, so I am able to help with non-English speaking patients. I love spending time with my family and my hobbies are hiking, working out, watching movies and going to the beach.