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. Julie Driscoll

Dr. Julie Driscoll Dentist

Dr. Julie Driscoll’s passion for artistry and admiration of the natural sciences drew her to the field of dentistry. Through artist eyes and attention to detail, she can envision and execute patients’ goals and dreams. Upon graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina, she was awarded the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Dental Award: for having the greatest knowledge and proficiency in general dentistry. Dr. Driscoll then served as Chief Resident during advanced dentistry residency at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Driscoll’s love of travel, service and dentistry led to numerous mission trips, where she was able to utilize her fluency in Spanish to connect with patients. She completed the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry residency in the summer of 2021.

Dr. Driscoll is in the accreditation process with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is a Fellowship candidate in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Driscoll is committed to clinical excellence in the fields of general and cosmetic dentistry; to help patients cultivate self esteem, simply by improving smiles; allowing patients to take better care of their systemic health and pursue their dreams.


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 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 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.


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.