St. Charles Office
South County Office

Dr. Bruce Stolle is a 1983 graduate of Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. He also received his undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Washington University in 1979 after graduating from Mehlville High School. Upon receiving his dental degree, he began his private practice part-time and taught as a clinical dental instructor at Washington University part-time. Two years later, he expanded his private practice to full-time.

Additionally, over the years, he has served as an independent professional advisor for two dental insurance firms, and has enjoyed performing dentistry on several mission trips in Mexico and Guatemala.

Dr. Stolle is a member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Christian Medical Dental Association.

Dr. Stolle is an active member of his local church and enjoys racquetball, backpacking, and fly fishing. He and wife, Debbie, live in Chesterfield and have been happily married for 28 years and have three children.

Dr. Art Westphal grew up in south St. Louis where he attended Southwest High School and was active in the community. His undergraduate years were spent in the chemical engineering program at Washington University, and he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his dental education and early clinical experience at Washington University School of Dental Medicine, and attained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1983. After graduating, Dr. Westphal was a clinical instructor for the dental school and took care of the dental needs of disadvantaged youths at programs such as Herbert Hoover Boys Club. He started his private practice in South County in 1983. Half of his practice hours each week are devoted to his office in St. Charles, the base of which was started in 1984.

Dr. Westphal has been married to his wife Karen, a chemical engineer by profession, for twenty-five years. The couple, their three children and two dogs reside in Wildwood. The doctor's hobbies and interests are varied. He enjoys photography and has considerable film as well as digital experience. Although he has not competed in any recent tournaments, Dr. Westphal still finds chess a stimulating pastime. His interest in the martial arts culminated in him receiving a second dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Motorcycling is another of Dr. Westphal's passions. He has ridden sport bikes as well as touring bikes. He has ridden to rallies as far away as South Dakota and often commutes to and from the office on his current bike - a VRod.

Dr. Art Westphal is excited about his dental practice and is particularly enthusiastic about the wonderful developments he has witnessed in dentistry and can see on the profession's horizon. He enjoys the progressive nature of today's dentistry and finds it gratifying to see the change it makes in his patients' lives.

Dr. Raymond Gelchion is originally from New Jersey, where he attended high school at Roselle Catholic High School. After graduation he attended the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-professional studies. Dr. Gelchion received his doctorate of dental surgery from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. While attending dental school. Dr. Gelchion also worked as an intern in the U. S. House of Representatives.

After graduation, Dr. Gelchion was commissioned as a lieutenant in the United States Navy Dental Corps. He served on active duty at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois.

Dr. Gelchion and his wife, Christine, have been married for 36 years. They have three children and three grandchildren. They enjoy spending time with the grandkids, going to the movies, baseball games, and traveling.

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