Sean Bell, DMD
Oakmont, PA Dentist Practices All Aspects of General DentistryMeet Doctor Sean Bell Read Transcript
Dentistry is something that I grew up with. My father was a dentist, my uncle was a dentist, and through my college years I was able to spend a lot of time with them and really see how their experience and expertise was able to help people and improve upon their situations.
I actually had the experience where when I was younger I broke one of my front teeth, right in half. Going through that, and the emotions and the kind of the terror really “oh no, what are you going to do?”, and then having my dad be able to help me with that, and get through that and kind of really provide a solution almost immediately was something that stuck with me. And really kind of guided me towards really considering dentistry and getting into the dental profession.
My education started after high school at the University of Pittsburgh. I studied neuroscience there and had a minor in chemistry. From there I went into dental school at the University of Pittsburgh. After dental school, I chose to further my education through a advanced education in general dentistry program at New York University, in Providence Rhode Island, which provided me a really great hands on training experience where I could further my skills and really kind of focus on becoming the best dentist and providing the best quality of care possible to my patients.
Often times people are not very comfortable coming to the dentist. It's not a very comfortable place for people to go, and being able to provide a little bit more of a positive experience and really kind of ease some of that anxiety that people typically have, is something that I find very rewarding.
Dr. Bell wanted to become a dentist so that he would have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions to his patients’ lives and to this community. He has always believed that your smile can significantly impact how you feel. This probably stems from his own experience with a broken front tooth. As a dentist, Dr. Bell hopes to help people feel as healthy, comfortable, and confident as they can.
Dr. Bell graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in neuroscience. He went to the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated cum laude and received the Dean’s Scholarship Award. Dr. Bell completed his AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) at New York University. He is committed to continuing his professional education so that he can provide his patients with the highest standard of care.
Though he is new to the field, Dr. Bell already has a reputation with his patients for being easygoing, responsive, and communicative. He has a positive attitude and a genuine concern for his patients’ well-being. In fact, one of his favorite parts of this job is seeing his patients feel comfortable in the chair. He loves seeing patients leave the office feeling happier, healthier, and satisfied.
When Dr. Bell has free time, he enjoys spending it with his wonderful family. He also enjoys snowboarding, riding motorcycles, and spending time outdoors. Dr. Bell is also a big supporter of Pittsburgh sports.