About Us

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.

Your Dentists

Dr. Katherine J. Seibert (Ketcher), DMD

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.

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.

 Dr. Brett Will, DDS

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.

Front Office


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 Office Manager and works between Shelton Dental Center and Elma Family Dental

“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.”


Kiana joins our office with experience as a medical receptionist. She recently earned her bachelors in Health Administration and is learning more and more about the dental field.

Kiana was born and raised in Hawaii and moved to Washington four years ago along with her mom and fiancé. They love the area. In her free time, she likes to hangout with her daughter, relax with her pups, and occasionally go disc golfing.


Bernie is our Recall Coordinator, helping you make your cleaning appt if it’s been awhile since you have been into the office. She used to work at a private counseling office in Lakewood as an office manager for nearly 5 years. She really enjoys helping people by working in the medical and dental fields.

Bernie grew up in Lacey and Olylmpia area and went to school in Illinois at McKendree University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with a minor in management. In her free time, Bernie enjoys bowling in leagues with her fiance and his parents, vacationing in Seaside, spending time with friends, and hanging out with her two cats.


Penny was the Financial Coordinator at our sister office, Elma Family Dental. And is now back in our office which she worked in 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.

Hygiene Department 


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.


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 and friends.


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 is only working at our office on occasions.

Allison and her two young children live in Toledo near family.


Melissa graduated from the Pierce College Dental Hygiene program in 2006 and obtained her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University in 2007. Melissa started her career with our office in 2007 and left the practice in 2015. We are happy she has returned to the office in 2021.

Melissa lives in Shelton with her husband, Tyson, and their two kids, Brody and Paige. In her free time she enjoys camping and spending time with family and friends.

Dental Assistants


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 currently pursuing another career, but may come in occasionally to fill in.

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.


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 as well as completing special projects and small repairs around the office.

Nika lives in Vaughn on the Key Peninsula. She loves exploring quirky spots like the McMenamins Brew pubs, remodeling her house, kayaking, motorcycle rides and spending time laughing with friends and family.


“My name is Deep. I joined this clinic in the beginning of 2021. I trained as a dentist in India and am currently a Registered Dental Assistant in the US. I wish to serve my patients through my knowledge and skill. Delivering perfect smiles gives me the utmost job satisfaction.

I just moved here in 2019 when I married my high school sweetheart. He is a civil engineer. I love traveling, reading, & cooking.”


Lynn comes to our office with four years experience as a Dental Assistant.

“I am a Washingtonian through and through, but have hopes to move to the Big Sky country of Montana! For now I live in Tahuya with my husband and two adult kids. In our free time we like to ride dirt bikes, go 4 x 4’ing and camping. I have 7 fur babies – two dogs & five cats”.


Kendal joined our team in 2018 after graduating from the South Puget Sound Dental Assisting Program. She took some time off, but is back with us. Kendal enjoys being a dental assistant and being a part of the positive outcome while helping patients within the community achieve their dental needs.

Kendal lives in Shelton with her boyfriend Cannon and their dog Cope and kitty. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys camping, the beach and just being outdoors.


Paige is a dental assistant with 2 years experience before joining our team in 2021.

Paige and her boyfriend moved to Shelton from Las Vegas and they are loving the change from desert to our rainy area. She enjoys fishing, plants, hiking & everything in nature. She loves spending time with her boyfriend, mini doxin Nellie & Cat Jefe.


“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.”