Dr. Scott Welch, DMD

Dr. Scott Welch, DMD

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
(54)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Scott Welch, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and dentistry.Read his story

Golden View Dental

727 Simms St Ste E

Golden, CO 80401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Welch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Welch "As an undergraduate, Dr. Welch attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He was a member of multiple academic honor societies, made the Dean’s List every semester, attended and graduated in the top 10% of his class. Dr. Welch received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1983 from Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated 3rd in his class. He then furthered his dental training by attending an oral surgery externship program at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA. In 1983, he participated in a one year General Practice Residency at Rush Presbyterian St Luke’s Hospital in Chicago. In 1988 Dr. Welch received his certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery surgery from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr Welch has worked as an oral surgeon and a general dentist for more than 20 years throughout the Denver Metro area. In January of 2010 Dr. Welch purchased a well established family dental practice in Golden, Colorado. Over the past few years Doctors Welch has spent much of his time learning and bringing some of the latest techniques and technologies into their practice to provide their patients some of the most advanced dental care available to date. In his off time Dr. Welch enjoys skiing, biking, golf, and reading. He has an avid interest in marine biology and enjoys scuba diving in various parts of the world. He also enjoys spending time with his family and their dogs. Dr. Welch is a member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, the Metro Denver Dental Association, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Welch "We offer a wide variety of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic services to improve your oral health as well as the overall quality of your life. Using the latest in dental technology our team is dedicated to providing you and your family the friendly and personalized dental care that you deserve."

2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry

94  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Oral Motor Problems
  • Oral Pharyngeal Disorders
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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59  Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Hardening of Amalgam
  • Laser Root Planing
  • Lesion Removal
  • Mouthguards
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Photodisinfection Process
  • Physical Examination
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Sonography
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care (5/19/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Illinois Wesleyan University-B.S. In Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Southern Illinois University, School Of Dental Medicine-Dmd,
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Oral Surgery Externship-Charity Hospital In New Orleans, La
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Certificate In Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-Mayo Clinic In Rochester, Mn,
    Other Education | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Welch has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Welch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welch's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welch to family and friends
54 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Welch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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