Dr. Welch was born in Lake Charles, LA. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama at Huntsville in 1998. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2002. Dr. Welch then completed a three year residency program in Periodontics at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry/ Birmingham Veterans Hospital in 2005. Dr. Welch has been in private practice since 2005.
Dr. Welch is Board Certified by the American Academy of Periodontology and is a member of the Southern Academy of Periodontology. His professional interests include laser periodontal therapy, periodontal plastic surgery, bone grafting for prevention of tooth loss, dental implant placement, management of oral pathologic lesions, and the treatment and management of periodontal disease.