Welcome to Our Office
Our goal as your dental team is to provide our patients with the best possible dental care. We strive to provide that care in the most conscientious and comfortable manner. The patient’s welfare is always our first priority. New Patients Welcome!
Our Team

We have an amazing staff with years of experience in caring for people just like you.


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Bryan J. Seeley, D.D.S.
Dr. Bryan Seeley earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Jamestown College. He continued his education at Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE, where he earned his D.D.S. He holds active memberships in many dental organizations including the American Dental Association, North Dakota Dental Association and Southeast District Dental Society. He is also very active with the Red River Valley Dental Access Project, which provides a part time urgent care walk-in clinic for relief of dental pain to low income patients. He volunteers his time at the clinic and also currently serves as the president of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Seeley started with the practice in 2004. As a second generation dentist, he is very passionate about dentistry and is committed to providing the best care to his patients in a friendly and comfortable environment. He continues to take advanced education courses in a variety of dental topics and keeps current on the latest dental technology.

Dr. Seeley and his wife Traci love being back in North Dakota, and enjoy raising their three young children closer to their families. He is an avid hockey enthusiast and spends his winter months cheering on the Fighting Sioux. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family and almost anything outdoors.

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Nicholas Bakkum, D.D.S.
Dr. Nick Bakkum attended North Dakota State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He furthered his education at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Bakkum is a proud member of the American Dental Association and the North Dakota Dental Association. He is experienced and knowledgeable in various aspects of general dentistry and has both public health and private practice experience.

Dr. Bakkum enjoys learning about what’s new and practical in dentistry today and for the future. He has completed multiple continuing education courses to stay current on the expanding world of advanced technology used in modern dentistry.

Dr. Bakkum and his wife Emily have an energetic daughter and son. They have called West Fargo home since 2009 and enjoy all the wonderful things our community has to offer. They particularly enjoy attending local sporting events, concerts and productions. Dr. Bakkum likes to spend time with his family, enjoys the occasional round of golf and hunting trip, and is a proud supporter of NDSU athletics and academics.

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Traci - Office Manager
Traci is the Office Manager and has been with the practice since January 2006. As the Office Manager, Traci oversees the accounting aspect of the practice and works behind the scene to make sure the practice is running smoothly. Traci graduated from Jamestown College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Communications.

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Holly - Registered Dental Hygienist
Holly joined the practice in February 1987. She attended NDSCS, earning her certificate for dental assisting in 1984 and went on to become a registered dental hygienist, graduating from NDSCS in 1986. What Holly enjoys most about her career is providing care for multi-generations of patients from young children at their first visit to seniors. Holly is impressed with the advancement in dental technology and education that allows her to care for today’s dental patients.

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Lori - Registered Dental Hygienist
Lori is a registered dental hygienist at Elmwood Family Dentistry. She graduated from NDSCS in 1994 and began her career with Dr. Dobmeier that August. Lori loves her co-workers and the Doctors and feels like they are her second family. Lori says that the best part of working in the dental field is the one on one she has with her patients.

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Colleen - Registered Dental Hygienist
Colleen is a West Fargo native and a 1992 graduate of West Fargo High School. She attended Moorhead State Community and Technical College graduating in 1994 as a certified and registered dental assistant. In 2002 she attended North Dakota State College of Science in Wapheton, ND graduating with an associate of science in Dental Hygiene. Colleen has been with Dr. Seeley since July 2004.

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Evan - Registered Dental Hygienist
Evan is a registered dental hygienist at Elmwood Family Dentistry. Evan attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities for 2 years before transferring to NDSCS in Wahpeton for dental hygiene. She graduated in May 2007 and has been part of the Elmwood Family Dentistry since November 2007. Evan says she has only been working in this field a short time, but has enjoyed every minute of it. She says that she absolutely loves what she does.

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Linda - Registered Dental Assistant
Linda is a certified and registered dental assistant. She graduated from Moorhead State Community and Technical College. Linda has been with Elmwood Family Dentistry since they opened in 1984. Linda finds dentistry as exciting now as she did when she first started working in the dental field.

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Jacque - Registered Dental Assistant
Jacque is a certified and registered dental assistant. She graduated from Moorhead State Community and Technical College in 2011. Jacque joined our staff in 2012. She likes meeting the patients and talking with them about the variety of procedures available.

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Betty - Front Office
Betty has been working in the front office at Elmwood Family Dentistry since 1995. She obtained her dental assistant certificate from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN. Betty joined the dental profession over 30 years ago because she enjoys helping people and feels privileged to work with our patient family each and every day. She especially loves the conversations she has with those that come into our office.

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Sheryl - Front Office
Sheryl has been in the dental field for over 25 years. She went to school at Moorhead Area Vocational Technical Institute and worked as a certified registered dental assistant for many years before changing to the front office, where she greets our patients with a smiling face and enjoys helping people with their financial needs. The smiles as people leave the office and comments of how easy the appointment was, is the best part of her job.

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Laura - Dental Assistant
Laura is a certified and registered dental assistant, graduating from St. Cloud Community and Technical College in May 2009. Laura joined our team in February 2011. Laura enjoys working with the staff at Elmwood Family Dentistry and interacting with the patients.

Elmwood Family Dentistry PLLP
1213 Prairie Parkway
West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone: 701-282-5250   Fax: 701-282-8067