Welker Dental Team Members

Drs. Chet and Ashley Welker are the heart of Welker Dental.

This husband and wife team love to work with their patients to ensure oral health and well-being.

The doctors, and their two children, live and work where they treat their patients – Oakville, Missouri, just outside of St. Louis. They feel caring for their neighbors health allows them to strengthen their community.

All the professionals at Welker Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Our modern practice takes a fresh approach to your oral health.


Chet E. Welker, DDS

Dr. Chet Welker is an Oakville native. He is a graduate of Saint Louis University and received his dental degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Missouri Dental Association (MDA), and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society. He has worked in both Kansas City and Sedalia as a general dentist, but he is happy to be back serving his hometown community.

Continuing education is a priority at Welker Dental. Dr. Chet Welker has completed courses with the Academy of Richard V Tucker Study clubs. The Academy consists of 75 independently operating, clinical study clubs worldwide. Each study club consists of 12 members and a mentor to ensure the study club session adheres to the Tucker technique. Each session is divided into a clinical component and a critique, where your dentist is examined and judged by their peers. Dr. Welker is also an active member of the Missouri Valley Study Club.

Dr. Welker’s calm demeanor and caring attitude puts even the most apprehensive patient at ease.

Favorite sports team: SLU Basketball and the St. Louis Cardinals



Ashley V. Welker, DDS

Dr. Ashely Welker is a long-time resident of Kansas City, but loves her new hometown of St. Louis. She attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City for both her undergraduate and doctoral degrees. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Missouri Dental Association (MDA), the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

In her effort to remain current on dental health and trends, as well as an expert in her field, Dr. Ashley Welker serves as the President of the Missouri Valley Study Club.  

Dr. Ashley Welker has a kind personality and gentle touch. It is very apparent that she is a dentist who truly cares for her patients!

Favorite sports team: Kansas City Royals

Favorite Animal:  Her black lab, Bandit




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