Meet Your

Summerville Dental

Team

Our team at Seastone Dental is proud of the great work and compassionate service that we offer our patients every day. We love helping our patients smile bigger using custom treatment plans and treating each patient the way we would want our own family members to be treated. Our combined years of knowledge and unique experiences help our team provide the highest quality care that we can. We’re excited that you want to get to know us better, and we can’t wait to get to know you as well!

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Dr. Kate Palmateer

Dr. Kate Palmateer

Dentist

Dr. Kate Palmateer graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2012. At graduation, she was awarded The Academy of Osseointegration Award for excellence in implants and the Department of Periodontics Recognition Award. Dr. Kate strives to bring the best, most advanced care to her patients, all while having a gentle touch. In her spare time, Dr. Kate enjoys spending time with her boys, Cooper and Miles, exploring nature, skiing, camping, going to Disney World, and eating pizza and donuts.

Dr. Josh Palmateer

Dr. Josh Palmateer

Dentist

Dr. Josh Palmateer graduated from Grand Valley State University with a dual major teaching degree. He taught high school science for two years before deciding to go back to school to be a dentist. Dr. Josh attended the Medical University of South Carolina and obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2016. Dr. Josh has a friendly smile and a big heart; he enjoys getting to know all the families he cares for and educating them for optimal oral health. In his free time, Dr. Josh enjoys time with his family, farming, college football, donuts, Disney, tractors, and outdoor activities like boating and skiing.

Dr. Grant Bale

Dr. Grant Bale

Dentist

Dr. Grant Bale joined our practice in August 2020. He has been enjoying getting to know our patients and is having fun working alongside our awesome staff! Dr. Grant is originally from the small town of Cave City, Kentucky. After graduating from the University of Louisville Dental School, he furthered his dental knowledge by completing a dental residency at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Grant got married to his wife, Emma, and they moved to Charleston in 2012. They love raising their two children, Landon and Madison, and playing with their Golden Retriever, Stella, here where they can enjoy our beautiful South Carolina weather. In his free time, Dr. Grant enjoys golfing, camping, trying new restaurants, and spending time outdoors with friends.

Michelle

Michelle

Practice Administrator/Treatment Coordinator

Michelle is one of the friendly faces you will see at the front desk. She has over 13 years of experience in the dental field. She loves to assist patients by helping them utilize their dental insurance efficiently and obtain the treatment they need. Michelle is also our team leader, always supporting the team and keeping our office flowing smoothly. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her family, watching her daughters play sports, fishing, cooking, and of course, learning and growing in her profession.

Dalylah

Dalylah

Dental Hygienist

Dalylah has been in the dental field for over 15 years as a registered dental hygienist and at Seastone Dental for six of those years. Dalylah is passionate about dental health and also loves to spend time with patients to educate and encourage them to maintain good periodontal health. Dalylah has lived in the Summerville area since she was six years old and currently resides there with her husband, daughter, and three dogs.

Eva

Eva

Dental Hygienist

Eva moved to Summerville and started working at Seastone Dental in 2015. She completed her education and began her dental hygiene career in 2011 in Massachusetts, where she grew up. She enjoys getting to know her patients and finding ways to help them achieve and maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. Eva loves living in South Carolina and spends her free time with her husband and two daughters playing outside in the gorgeous weather. Her favorite activities are hiking, biking, going to the beach, and exploring all that the Charleston area has to offer.

Jenna

Jenna

Dental Hygienist

Jenna’s career in dentistry began right here at Seastone Dental in 2017. She is a Summerville native and earned her associate’s degree in applied science at Trident Technical College. She feels fortunate to work with a team that shares a common goal of welcoming our patients with open arms. With an understanding nature, she is driven to provide gentle care and personalized guidance. Her goal is to be part of the reason someone smiles! Outside of the office, Jenna’s time is spent making memories with her husband and two daughters! They love DIY crafts and outdoor adventures, like going to the beach, camping, and bike riding.