Meet Your Summerville Dental Team

Our dental 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 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!

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Meet Your Summerville Dental Team

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. Watson and her family

Dr. Sydney Watson Dentist

Dr. Sydney Watson received her undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia and her doctorate degree from the Dental College of Georgia. Dr. Watson’s professional strengths include a range of advanced techniques including esthetics and implants. She has undergone training in placing and restoring dental implants at the prestigious AAID Augusta University Maxi course. Dr. Watson and her husband, welcome their first son in April of 2023. Dr. Watson enjoys time with her family, playing with her dogs, and outdoor activities like offshore fishing.


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.


Sam Dental Hygienist

Sam is our newest hygienist, who graduated from Trident Technical College in 2021. She is passionate about dental heath and enjoys educating her patients to help them achieve their overall hygiene goals. She likes talking and connecting with each of her patients. Sam moved from New Jersey and has lived in Summerville for several years now. Sam enjoys spending her free time with her family, outdoors and exercising. She is excited to continue her career in the dental field and looks forward to building relationships with her patients here at Seastone Dental.


Jana Dental Hygienist

Jana is a recent graduate from Trident Technical College and our newest hygienist. She is very passionate about educating her patients on how to keep a beautiful, healthy smile. Jana has lived in the Summerville area her entire life. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being on the lake, and trying new restaurants. Jana looks forward to a long career in the dental field and building long lasting relationships with her patients.


Amanda Dental Hygienist

Amanda Kiser is not just a dental hygienist; she is a healthcare professional who values building lasting relationships with patients. Through a combination of expertise, empathy, and a passion for promoting oral health, Amanda strives to make a positive impact on the well-being of those she serves. With 25 years of hands-on experience, she has honed her skills in providing comprehensive dental hygiene care. She has worked with diverse patient populations, demonstrating an ability to adapt to individual needs and foster a comfortable and trusting environment.