Meet Our Dental Team

John Welch, DDS, FAGD


Dr. John Welch was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent his childhood growing up in the cornfields of Shellsburg, Iowa. He graduated from Wartburg Collge Magna Cum Laude with a triple major in Chemistry, Biology, and Biochemistry. Dr. Welch then attended the University of Iowa College of dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Kris, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kris graduated from the University of South Dakota dental hygiene program 1988. She has been working at our office since 2005. She has is married to Todd and they have three children together; Keegan, Kaithlin, and Korbyn. She spends her time attending school activities, working out, vacationing and spending time at her lake house in Minnesota.

Diane, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Diane graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been working with Whispering Creek dental team here since 2003. She is married to Rex and they have four children. The children live from New York City to California to at home in Sergeant Bluff. Her interests outside of work and family include running, traveling, motorcycle trips with Rex, and camping at Okoboji.

Trisha, RDA

​Registered Dental Assistant

Trisha graduated from Western Iowa Tech Community College in 1998 from the dental assisting program. She has been part of our team since 2000. Trisha is married with six children and one grandchild. She also has a pet cow. She spends time hiking, camping, fishing, and riding dirt bikes.

Michelle, CDA

Certified Dental Assistant

Michelle is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City with a business major. She joined the dental field by managing a dental office and then proceeding to become a certified dental assistant. Michelle has been working at our dental office in Sioux City since 2007. She is married to Steve and they have two children. Her interests include family time, reading, traveling and outside activities like hiking.

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