Dr. Bell is a native of Shelby and a graduate of Shelby High School. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from UNC-Chapel Hill, and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the UNC School of Dentistry. He completed his orthodontic residency at St. Louis University Medical Center and earned his Master of Science in orthodontics there.
Dr. Bell’s residency included special interests in craniofacial disorders, such as cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, and treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders. Dr. Bell is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Society of Orthodontists, the North Carolina Association of Orthodontists, and a past president of the Isothermal Dental Society.
Dr. Bell and his wife Leslie live in the country in Bostic. They have four children: Stephanie, Weston, Clay, and Jennie.
Dr. Bell’s hobbies include playing golf, running, swimming, cycling, and tennis. He also enjoys playing guitar and listening to live music.