Your Dental Team
Your Dental Team at Shelton Dental Center
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 Shelton Dental Center 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.
Dr. Kathie Seibert (Ketcher), also fondly known as ‘Dr. Kathie’ to patients and staff, came to Washington State while serving the military and decided to open her practice here in Shelton in 2004. Read more about her in her biography.
Dr. Stephen K. Edwards, DMD
Dr. Edwards and Dr. Kathie worked together in the Army and formed a strong working relationship. Dr. Edwards worked with us on the Fridays he wasn’t working on base. At the end of his term of service in the military, he joined our office full time. Read his biography here.
Dr. Brett Will, DMD
Dr. Brett Will was born California, and raised in Eastern Washington. After graduating from Walla Walla University with a Bachelors in Business, Dr. Brett attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where he graduated in 2018. While at Loma Linda he was involved with local and international clinics, providing dental care to underserved populations. He was also involved with the Academy of General Dentistry FellowTrack club, serving as vice president and president while in school. Dr. Brett continues to be a member with the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.
In his free time, Dr. Brett enjoys spending time outdoors, rock climbing, mountain biking, and spending time with friends and family.
Kim is our Treatment plan Coordinator and has worked with both of our offices, Shelton Dental Center and Elma Family Dental. She came to our offices with both dental and marketing experience. She is the person who deals with insurance companies, can help you understand your benefits, and can help you with care credit.
Kim grew up and lives in Olympia with her two little boys and dog. She is very family oriented and loves to laugh. When Kim has free time, she likes to spend it with her boys and family outdoors. She really likes snowboarding, wake-boarding, hiking and loves to be on the water.
Patience is our front office insurance coordinator.
I grew up in Shelton and moved away after marrying my husband who was active duty military. We just purchased a home in the area to prepare for my husband to retire from 29 years in the Air Force. I enjoy traveling, hiking, biking and reading.
Tricia is the smiling face you’ll see when you arrive at our office. She is happy to help you get scheduled for your appointments and check in when you arrive. Tricia comes to us with one year front office dental experience.
Tricia was born in California and moved to Port Orchard Washington in 1985. She moved to Shelton Washington in 2019 to be closer to her husband’s work.
She enjoys spending time with her grandson. She and her husband enjoy the outdoors; biking, fishing, boating, backpacking, hiking and snowshoeing.
Marissa is our Insurance Eligibility Coordinator. She checks for your insurance benefits before your appointment and may contact you if there is any concerns with your coverage.
Marissa grew up in Shelton and just graduated from high school. She loves to travel and go outdoors with her family, boyfriend and dog. Her favorite activities are swimming, camping, and spending quality time with her honey.
Zoe is our Recall Coordinator with a background in Dental Assisting. She is happy to help you schedule your next appointment. She will be calling you if it’s been awhile since your regular checkup.
“I love all of my animals. I have a total of three dogs, four cats, and three fish. I enjoy cooking, baking and making charcuterie boards. On my free time, you can catch me outside gardening, hiking, or playing outside with my family. Then other days I’ll stay cozy inside playing video games.”
Nicki joined our team in 2012 as Dental Hygienist. She was a dental assistant for 10 years in both a general dental office and endodontic specialty office before going back to school to become a hygienist. Nicki graduated hygiene school in 2011. She is a skilled and informative dental professional who strives to make your visit comfortable and fun. Nicki has been Dr. Kathie’s right hand, helping to arrange and organize staff events and is now our Office Manager, making sure the office runs smoothly.
In Nicki’s spare time she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with friends and family.
Kandace began working with our team in early 2017 when she moved back to her hometown of Olympia. She started in the dental field as an assistant at the age of 18. She gained experience in general dentistry and an orthodontic specialty office. She soon decided to pursue a Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene and graduated from Utah Valley University in 2016. Kandace’s favorite part of being a Dental Hygienist is being able to be part of a positive change and preventing disease through education.
Kandace lives in Olympia with her husband and their three cats. Kandace and her husband love kayaking, exploring the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with family.
Kylie Joined our team mid 2018. She started her career in dental as an assistant in 2014 before pursuing Dental Hygiene School at PIMA Medical Institute.
Kylie is a great addition to our team and is very passionate about education and providing care for her community.
Kelly joined our team 2010 as a Dental Assistant and has played an important roll in managing both of our 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.
Michele joined our team in 2013. Michele is a certified dental assistant who graduated from Clover Park Technical College in 2004. It is with enthusiasm and dedication that Michele has chosen the field of dentistry. Michele enjoys building personal and professional relationships with her patients while helping them fulfill their dental needs.
Michele lives in Shelton with her husband, Dave. They have two lovely adult daughters who live nearby. In her spare time, she loves to be outdoors. Her hobbies include camping, gardening, fishing, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Geored started working with our office as a sterilization tech while he was in high school. He is excited to learn more about the dental field while doing on the job training. He is even thinking about going back to school to become a dentist like his mom, Dr. Kathie.
Geored lives here in Shelton with his two dogs, Adelaide and Mouse. He likes to spend time with family and friends barbecuing. He is passionate about skateboarding, snowboarding, and building drift cars.
Sammantha graduated from Everest College with her Dental Assisting degree in 2016. Sam completed her internship hours with both of our offices. Upon graduation, we offered Sam a position here at Shelton Dental Center. Sam has an easy going attitude, a bright caring smile that makes patients feel welcome and at ease.
Sammantha is a dedicated mother of two little girls and a lovable pit bull. Sam and her girls live here in Shelton. Spending time outdoors, camping, and spending time with family are a few things Sam enjoys.
Andrea graduated from her Dental Assisting Training Program 2019 and is excited to learn all the aspects of the dental field. She is happy to help you feel comfortable in your appointment.
Andrea is Spanish speaking and is happy to help translate for our Spanish speaking patients. She is very proud of her heritage. Andrea is newly married and her husband is deployed with the Army.
My name is Korayma. I’m a Graduate from Olympia Dental Assistant School in 2019. I’m Very excited to be part of the Shelton Dental Center 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.
Nika has been a dental assistant since 2004, graduating from Bates Technical College. She has been working with Kathie since 2006. Nika works front office as well as assisting. She is happy to explain dental treatment and conditions.
Nika and her husband live in Vaughn on the Key Peninsula. She loves reading, gardening, and exploring quirky spots like the McMenamins Brew pubs and properties.