Dr. Bell is a native of Shelby, NC and a graduate of Shelby High School. He obtained his B.S. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as his DDS from the UNC School of Dentistry. He completed his orthodontic residency at St. Louis University Medical Center and received his MS degree in orthodontics. His residency included special interests in Craino Facial Disorders, such as cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, and treatment of Temporoamandibular 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 past president of the Isothermal Dental Society.

Dr. Bell and his wife, Leslie, live in the country in Bostic, North Carolina. They have four children; Stephanie, Weston, Clay and Jennie.

Dr. Bell’s hobbies include golf, running, swimming, cycling and tennis. He also enjoys playing guitar and listening to live music.


-Really nice environment. Thanks!

-The people are nice and it’s clean.

-Excellent atmosphere – everyone is helpful, made the experience a pleasant one.

-Everyone is so cheerful & helpful & willing to answer questions.

-Everyone was very kind and helpful at all appointments. Thank you for all your help and guidance through   the braces process.

-Pleasing staff, and available when emergency visit necessary.

-Wonderful orthodontist and staff. Already have and will continue to recommend to others.

-The staff at the front were always ready & greeted my children ASAP. The staff in back were always very   pleasant with them as well.

-Very friendly, helpful and open staff. My child was very comfortable there.

-You are always very prompt with appointment times and it is great to not have to wait!