Our Staff

Dr Welland

All our professionals at West Chester Dental Smile Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Best Dentist 2020

Dr. James R. Welland


Dr. Welland is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Since then he has attended thousands of hours of continuing education at local, state, national and international meetings. He is well trained in all areas of general dentistry but is especially well trained in restorative and cosmetic dentistry including implants.


Dr. Welland has run all 24 Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathons and many others including Boston, New York, Long Beach & The Marine Corp.

Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us.

Let us know what is on your mind and feel free to ask questions. We will help you realize that an investment in your dental health pays dividends for a lifetime. We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all of our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and dental services, to insurance coverage.

Our Dental Staff

Faith, Debbie, and Brenda work at the front desk and are happy to help you schedule an appointment and make financial arrangements.

Michelle is our regular dental hygienist. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Sinclair Community College in 1988. She graduated in the top 5% of her class. Her performance on the National and State Dental Board was in the top 5% as well.

Michelle started working at Dr. Welland’s office in 1991. She loves working with people. Her gentle touch helps them feel comfortable during their dental appointments.

Michelle and her husband, Tony, like to hike and spend time with their two sons.

Marianna is the newest addition to our staff. She is our full time dental assistant.