Practicing dentistry for more than 40 years
Dr. Michael Bell, DDS, is a nationally recognized practitioner of general and cosmetic dentistry in Austin, Texas. Dr. Bell has been a practicing dentist since 1981, focusing on excellence in general and cosmetic dentistry, including dental implants. Dr. Bell and his team are known for their use of the latest technology to provide complete and accurate diagnoses of dental conditions, as well as patient comfort and safety. His dedication to continuing education and willingness to grow and change with new knowledge as it becomes available has kept his practice at the forefront of dental care.
Dr. Bell has also been recognized nationally for his extensive community involvement and service. He was invited to the White House to be personally thanked by President George W. Bush for his contributions through the Smiles for Life program. Dr. Bell and his team have participated in the program, which helps seriously ill children, for five years. Locally, the team has provided free oral cancer screenings to firefighters. Dr. Bell has traveled to the countries of Panama, Nicaragua, and Belize with various faith-based organizations to provide dental care to those that cannot afford or even reach a dentist for care.
In his personal time, Dr. Bell and his lovely wife, Maura enjoy walks around Lady Bird Lake, traveling together, and checking out the birds and wildlife of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. His interest in health and nutrition keeps him energetic and a very positive attitude toward life. Dr. Bell is especially proud of his beautiful daughter, Meryl and her wonderful husband Jonathan Heacock. Meryl and Jonathan have a new son, Logan, born December 23, 2012. This is their first child and Dr. Bell’s first time to be a Grandad! Drew Bell is his son, who is an accomplished golfer, on a golf scholarship at St. Edwards University, and making high marks in his studies of biology.
Dr. Michael Bell earned a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Texas A&M University in 1975, before receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Baylor College of Dentistry in 1978. Upon graduation, Dr. Bell served as a Dental Officer in the United States Air Force for three years. He was awarded a special commendation medal for his service.
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Registered Dental Hygienist
30+ years in dentistry and she still loves it. Diana loves time with family, trying new restaurants, and Aggie football.
A member of the team since 1992, Theresa loves getting to know patients, as well as spending time with family and friends.
Registered Dental Assistant
With six years of experience under her belt, Kristin is the newest member of our team and has already proven herself to be a perfect fit for our dental office and patients. She has two kids, loves fishing, and also enjoys water sports in her free time.
Patient Care Coordinator
Jessica is a Certified Dental Assistant through the Dental Assisting National Board. She joined our team in the Spring of 2020. After several years of assisting, chairside Jessica decided her business mind and diverse experience within dental will aid strong support on our business office team. Jessica thoroughly enjoys the family atmosphere that we hold dearly in our office. She is our patient care coordinator and able to consult the many questions that come with dental treatment and fees. Patients enjoy her bubbly personality as well as her ability to make patients feel welcome and at ease. On the weekends, Jessica enjoys golfing and spending time with her two English Springer Spaniels.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Ashley is a Registered Dental Hygienist that has a passion for people and is very dedicated to the dental profession.Raised in West Texas on tortillas and good Faith, Ashley is new to Austin. She is not new to the love of dentistry, music and art. Her hobbies include portrait painting of people and pets, reading, photography, hiking, exploring new places, and making new friends. Ashley is committed to being a ‘perpetual student’ and continuing education to grow in dentistry and all areas of her life. Integrity is one of her core values.
We will have a distinctive, unique, fun dental practice that exceeds the expectations of the most discriminating patients, building enduring relationships that can open hearts. We will do this while keeping a balance in our personal and professional lives.
To be a premier dental practice that exceeds the expectations of the most sophisticated patients by providing transformational experiences which will open hearts, build self esteem, and establish enduring relationships. We will succeed while having fun and maintaining a balance in our personal and professional lives.