Dr. Weltman is an alumnus of The University of Texas HSC-Houston School of Dentistry. She completed her DDS in 1987 and returned 5 years later to complete a Master's of Science degree in Periodontics. Dr. Weltman has been the Program Director of the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics since 2003 and the Director of Advanced Education for the School of Dentistry since 2009. She has been involved in research in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene in the areas of regeneration, wound healing, and laser use in periodontics. She is a Board Certified Periodontist.