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.
Rosen Dimov, DMD
Dr. Rosen Dimov was born and raised in the sixth ancient city in the world – Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He graduated from the University of dental medicine of Plovdiv in 1999. He practiced dentistry in Bulgaria until he immigrated to Vancouver, BC. He worked as a dental assistant for three years while he was preparing for dental school so that he could gain his dental license in the United States. After graduating from New Jersey Dental School, with awards from the East Coast Periodontics Society, he successfully worked in corporate practice while living in Kennewick, WA for the last eight years.
Dr. Dimov joined Elma Family Dental as an associate dentist in October 2020 and is excited to work with his amazingly friendly staff of excellent dental professionals. His motto is: ‘always work as if you are working on your relatives’. Dr. Dimov is looking forward to working with you and your family.
In his leisure time, he likes to watch soccer, go fishing, and go camping with friends.
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.
Jacque joins our group with prior patient relations experience. She is our Patient Care Coordinator and is happy to help you with scheduling your next dental appointment. Jacque has two sons, ages 14 & 3.
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Rachelle is our Recall Coordinator. Rachelle has been in the dental field for over a year and enjoys interacting with patients and expanding her skills daily.
Rachelle moved to the Harbor from Marysville four years ago with her fiancé, their two boys and dog Pepper. She loves to sing, spend time with family hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. She is passionate about helping people and is looking forward to helping you.
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Ontayah graduated from Centrailia Dental Assisting School in 2020 and has joined our team helping the front office while occasionally assisting when needed.
“Becoming a Registered Dental Assistant has unlocked my passion! I love interacting and building relationships with my community while helping achieve their goals! I’m so excited to be back working in the town I was raised in and give back to my community.”
Ontayah was born and raised in Grays Harbor but moved to Centralia about four years ago to grow her family. She is a mother of four amazing children with a super supportive boyfriend. As a family they enjoy being outdoors and using their creative skills together.
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 and 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 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 the Dental Assisting program at South Puget Sound Community College in 2011 and have been working in the field ever since. I have lived in Grays Harbor my entire life and I love being able to serve so many of my family and friends here at the office. My husband and I have two amazing boys that keep us on our toes. Our oldest loves sports, so we look forward to baseball, football, and wrestling seasons. In my spare time you can find me gardening. Our family enjoys being outdoors; we spend a lot of time fishing and hunting. We often take our yellow lab Nala exploring with us.
My name is Andee. I went to school in Tacoma at Everest College for the Dental Assisting Program. I have been a dental assistant for about 4 years and absolutely love it!
I grew up in Grays Harbor and moved away. I’m happy to be back in Grays Harbor. I have been blessed to join the team here at Elma Family dental and look forward for years to come. I enjoy spending time outdoors with my two boy’s, camping, swimming, and hiking.
“Hi, my name is Juliana. I graduated from South Puget Sound Community College in 2008 from the Dental Assisting program. I have lived in Grays Harbor my whole life. I have been married 19 years and have seven children. I enjoy watching my kids play sports, reading, and spending time with my family.”
“My name is Korayma. I’m a Graduate from Olympia Dental Assistant School in 2019. I’m Very excited to be part of the Elma Family Dental team and I’m eager to share my Dental knowledge with patients. I’m a spanish speaker and I’m able to help the spanish community with their dental needs and answer any questions.
I live in Lacey, WA and have family all over California. I have a fur baby named Mia who is just 2 years old and In my free time I like spending quality time with family and friends as well as being outdoors exploring different cities.