Jennifer Bell, DDS FAGD FICD

A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE IN THE DENTAL FIELD


Dr. Jennifer Bell is an innovative and fresh voice in the world of dentistry. She brings a unique perspective on digital innovation, practice management, team building, and leadership development through an engaging and interactive style. Dr. Bell is a frequent contributor to leading dental publications, speaks on a variety of relevant and timely topics, and co-hosts a popular, weekly dental industry podcast.Global providers of dental technology, materials, equipment, and other critical services rely on Dr. Bell's input and feedback on new product introductions, marketing strategy, and industry education. She has served as an Advisor, Key Opinion Leader (KOL), or Educator for notable brands like Align Technologies, Benco Dental, Vista Apex, Garrison Dental, and more.

Experience


SIGNATURE FAMILY DENTISTRY

October 2010 - Present
Co-Founder and Managing Partner of a modern and innovative general/family dental practice with 2 locations in the rapidly growing suburbs of Raleigh, NC.

UNIVERSITY DENTAL ASSOCIATES

July 2008 - October 2010
General dentist delivering comprehensive care in a large dental service organization style multi-office practice.

DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (FAYETTEVILLE, NC)

July 2007 - June 2008
Dental resident, delivering comprehensive care with focus on implantology, surgical care, and completion of Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD).

Education


Kois Center Continuum
Graduate, March 2018
Academy of General Dentistry
Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry
Graduated June 2015
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)
Graduated June 2008
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S)
Graduated May 2007
University of North Carolina School, Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Graduated May 2001

Recent Presentations


STAYING RELEVANT WITH DIGITAL SCANNING TECHNOLOGY
With the tipping point here for digital workflows, the question is no longer about whether to incorporate this technology, but about which scanner to use and why. This 2-hour dynamic video, moderated by Dr. Lou Graham, will help clarify the path to going digital, the process for effective treatment planning, and why the time is now to create more practice opportunities. Each presenter will share their unique perspective on staying relevant with digital scanning technology.


MASTERING THE PPO WORLD
This course will teach participants to understand, negotiate and improve relationships with PPO networks, no matter the stage of their careers. Many dentists are not aware that companies exist to help navigate the PPO world and determine if they should become or continue to remain in network. Discuss services that are available and how they may meet individual needs.

Publications


Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Offering Anesthesia-Free Minimally Invasive Dentistry" Inside Dentistry, September 2022, Vol 19, Issue 9Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Intraoral Scanner Eases Impression Taking in Zirconia-Based Treatment." Compendium Continuing Education in Dentistry, July/August 2022, Vol 43, Issue 1Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Curing Composites Just Became More Interesting" Dental Products Report, January 2022, Volume 56, Issue 1Klein, P. (Host). 2021, November 17) "Bringing in the New and I'm Glad I Did, presented by Jennifer Bell". VivaLearning PodcastKlein, P. (Host). 2021, November 17) "Dental Photography, From Dreading it to Loving it with Eye Special, presented by Jennifer Bell". VivaLearning PodcastAuthor: Bell, Jennifer S. "Eliminate Bonding Procedure with Shofu's Fit SA Self Adhesive Composite." Compendium Continuing Education in Dentistry, October 2021, Vol 42, Issue 9Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Dispenser Delivers High-Quality PVS Impressions and Predictable Results." Dental Products Report, September 2021, Volume 55, Issue 9Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Mastering the PPO World." Keystone Explorer, Official Publication of the Pennsylvania AGD, Summer 2021, Volume 55, Issue 9.Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Pandemic Innovation." Inside Dentistry, July 2021, Volume 17, Issue 7The Dental Marketer Podcast with Michael Arias. Episode 288 Dr. Jennifer Bell, Signature Family Dentistry, release date 2020, December 28.Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "High-quality diamond burs aid in delivering predictable restorative dentistry" Dental Products Report, February 2020, Volume 54, Issue 2
https://www.dentalproductsreport.com/view/high-quality-diamond-burs-aid-delivering-predictable-restorative-dentistry
Author: Bell, Jennifer S. "Simplifying the Impression-Taking Process for High-Quality Results." Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. 2020; Vol 41, Issue 10.
https://www.aegisdentalnetwork.com/cced/2020/11/simplifying-the-impression-taking-process-for-high-quality-results
Also available as a Compendium eBook with opportunity to earn 2 Self-Study CEU credits.
https://www.aegisdentalnetwork.com/cced/ebooks/simplifying-the-impression-taking-process-for-high-quality-results
Quoted in New York Magazine article: 5 Best Alcohol-Free Mouthwashes, According to Dentists by Lori Keong. 2019Quoted in "Sound Off" article feature, AGD Impact, October 2018Quoted in "Sound Off" article feature, AGD Impact, April 2017Authored talking points for Oral Health Literacy Bill, Office of Senator Richard Burr, 2017TV Interview with WTVD ABC11 for Missions of Mercy clinic, 2016Co-Author: Action Item Report/Resolution for AGD House of Delegates to split scientific and governance meetings with favorable passing, 2015Author: Action Item Report/Resolution for AGD House of Delegates to add student member delegates to voting body with favorable passing, 2013.Author: Action Item Report for AGD Executive Board for formation of new dentist committee with favorable passing, 2013

Contact


Jennifer Bell, DDS FAGD FICD

Current Activities

Align Technology Advisory Board
Member, 2021-Present
Academy of General Dentistry
Dental Practice Council

Member, 2018-Present
Academy of General Dentistry Governance, Evaluation and Review Committee
Member, 2018-Present
Catapult Education
Clinical Product Reviewer, 2016-Present
Dentists IN the Know (DINKs)
Weekly Dental Webcast/Podcast focused on dental industry news, trends, and education
Join Our Group on Facebook!
https://www.dentistsintheknow.com
2020-Present

Jennifer Bell, DDS FAGD FICD

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Bell is a native of Lexington, North Carolina. She earned her undergraduate and dental graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Upon graduation, she completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Fayetteville, NC.In 2010, Dr. Bell along with her business partner started a general dentistry practice in Holly Springs, NC. They opened their second practice in Angier, NC in 2017. Their practices treat all ages and complexity of cases. Her main interests include rehabilitation cases, complex prosthodontic cases, laser dentistry, and sleep disorders.Dr. Bell has earned fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) where she has served the North Carolina state chapter as president, committee chair, national delegate, and most recently as executive director. In addition to her work with the AGD, Dr. Bell is an active member in the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and a fellow in the International College of Dentists. In March 2018, she completed and graduated from the Kois Continuum in Seattle, WA. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Bell is active with Kiwanis International and other local philanthropic organizations in her community.Dr. Bell and her husband Brian reside in Holly Springs, NC with their three children.

Jennifer Bell, DDS FAGD FICD

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), 2003-Present

  • International College of Dentists (ICD), 2017-Present

  • Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2022-Present

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), 2017-Present

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), 2021-Present

  • Catapult Education Reviewer, 2017-2021

Leadership Positions

  • Align GP Advisory Board, 2021-current

  • National AGD Spokesperson, 2018-current

  • AGD Dental Practice Council, 2018-current

  • AGD Governance, Evaluation & Review Cmte., 2018-current

  • President, NC Academy of General Dentistry, 2014-2015

  • AGD New Dentist Committee Chair, 2013-2017

  • AGD Strategic Planning Task Force Member, 2014- 2016

  • NC AGD Annual Meeting Chair, 2015-2018

  • NC AGD Policy and By-laws Committee Chair, 2016-present

  • NC AGD Delegate, 2012-2015

  • NC AGD Alternate Delegate, 2016-present

  • Student Body President, UNC School of Dentistry, 2006-2007

  • UNC ASDA co-president, 2005-2006

  • UNC AGD Class Representative, 2003–2007

Awards

  • Fellowship Awardee, Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2022

  • Presidential Award AGD, 2021

  • Presidential Award AGD, 2018

  • Fellowship Awardee, Academy of General Dentistry, 2015

  • Fellowship Awardee, International College of Dentists, 2017

  • Designate Provider, AADSM, 2018

  • Edgar and Lois Reich Scholarship, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

  • Morgan Family Scholarship from Dental Foundation, 2004

  • Whitehead Scholarship 2003-2007

  • UNC School of Dentistry Alumni Scholarship Recipient, 2005

  • Pierre Fauchard Leadership Award, 2006

  • ASDR Region 4 Delegate of the Year, 2006

  • Dental Friends Scholarship, 2006

  • UNC Public Health Senior Award, 2007

  • American College of Dentists Student Leadership Award, 2007

Volunteerism

  • NC Baptist Men’s Medical Bus

  • Missions of Mercy Mobile Dental Clinic, Fuquay Varina, NC

  • Kids Appreciation Day, Kiwanis Club of Holly Springs

  • Durham Rescue Mission

  • Missions of Mercy Mobile Dental Clinic, Boone, Yadkinville

  • Care Clinic, Fayetteville, NC

  • Homeless Stand-Down, Fayetteville, NC

  • SHAC (Free Dental Clinic), Carrboro, NC

  • Burlington Public Health Clinic

Jennifer Bell, DDS FAGD FICD

Upcoming Lectures

Formlabs Dental User Summit
October 26th and 27th, 2022
Free Virtual Event
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Previous Lectures

Align Technologies, "The Digital Difference" Raleigh, NC September 2022FormLabs, "5 Key Points for Successful In-House Adoption of 3D Printing" Webinar Series, August 2022Align Technologies, "The Digital Difference" Oklahoma City, OK July 2022Align Technologies, "The Digital Difference" San Jose, CA July 2022GC America, "Dentists in the Know Share their Everyday Best Practices" Webinar Series, March 2022Midway Education Center 2022, MECxico Destination Education, “Technology, Team and Transformation”, Cancun, MXMidway Education Center, “Mastering the PPO World”, Webinar, April 2021Academy of General Dentistry, “Mastering the PPO World”, Webinar, 2021Align Technologies, “Day in the Life” Webinar Series, 2021Align Technologies, Whitening Webinar for Inbound Lead Generation Team, 2021AEGIS Dental Network & Align Technologies, Digital Scanning Lab Webinar, 2021Catapult Education, “Staying Relevant with Digital Scanning Technology”, Webinar Series, 2021AEGIS Dental Network, “Integrating Material and Technology Advances for Optimal Restorative Dentistry”, Webinar, 2021NC Academy of General Dentistry, “Mastering the Fixed Hybrid from Surgical to Restorative Phase”, Live surgery, hands-on participation and lecture at Annual Meeting, 2019