About Us

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


Katherine J. Seibert (Ketcher), DMD

Dr. Katherine Seibert (Ketcher) was born and raised in up-state New York. She has been in the field of dentistry since 1995. Dr. Kathie started her dental career as a dental assistant while she attended the University of Louisville where she earned her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 1998. She worked as a dental hygienist in Kentucky while she again attended the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

She served in the U.S. Army at Fort Lewis, WA as a dentist with a focus on serving the troops, community, children and retirees. She received many awards and an honorable discharge on completion in 2007.

Dr. Kathie is active in the community and schools. Her son, Geored, works with us as a dental assistant. Kathie and her husband, Mike, enjoy traveling and hiking a few times a year.


Stephen K. Edwards, DMD

Dr. Stephen Kyle Edwards was born in Utah, and raised in Eastern Oregon. After graduating from Boise State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology, Dr. Edwards attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated in 2006.

Returning to the West Coast as an Active Duty dentist in the US Army at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Dr. Edwards proudly served our service men and women. After completing his service with the Army, Dr. Edwards partnered with Dr. Kathie full time at Shelton Dental Center in April of 2011. His patient-centered approach to providing state of the art preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry fosters a strong and healthy partnership with his patients.

Dr. Edwards and his wife, Kim, volunteer in local and international dental healthcare programs, providing dental care to underserved adults and children with extensive dental needs. In their free time they enjoy spending time with their two sons, hiking, camping, and sailing.


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.


Front Office


Jacque

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.

 

 

McKenzie is our Financial Coordinator. She is working closely with you and your insurance company to submit your insurance claims to get your insurance benefits paid.

“Hi my name is McKenzie. I’ve been married for 2 years with 3 wonderful children. My evenings typically involve my kid’s activities at dance, Gymnastics and baseball games. In my free time I enjoy quilting on the long arm or sewing machine.”

Jamie joined our team in October of 2022. She is our recall coordinator and is happy to schedule your next dental appointment. She is a wife and has a blended family of 5. 3 children and 2 step children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family either at home or outdoors.

 


Dental Hygienists:


 

Amber

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

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lindsey

Lindsey joined our team in 2020 when she moved back to her home town of Olympia. She started her dental career in 2008 as a Dental Assistant and has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 2010. Lindsey has made a commitment to providing quality care that emphasizes proactive oral hygiene to promote dental awareness and healthy checkups.

Lindsey lives in Olympia with her husband and three kids; Sadie, Mason, and Kaede. In her free time she enjoys camping, boating, and spending time with her family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dental Assistants:


 

Melissa

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.


 

 

Natasha

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.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Andee

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.

 

 

 

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Ontayah

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.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Karina

My name is Karina , I was born in El Salvador but raised in the United states since I was 8 years old. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be in the dentistry field. I graduated from SPSCC Dental assisting program in august 2022. I have so far enjoyed what I’ve been learning and I’m eager to gain more experience. When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling and exploring new places.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Andrea

Andrea began as a Sterilization technician and translating for Spanish speaking patients in our Shelton office during her Senior year. As her interest peaked for dentistry, She attended Olympia Dental Assisting school, and has been an assistant with our Elma team ever since. Andrea enjoys traveling, dancing as well as hiking with her Corgi, Cooper!

 

 

 

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