Meet the Office Staff


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 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.