Dr. Nicole Bell, DDS, is a cosmetic dentist leading the dental team at CHW Cares in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Dr. Bell is a dignified alumna of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Her dedication and enthusiasm for her work are substantiated by her background of educating students as a hospital attendant, conducting hours of research in CE training, and participating in medical study clubs.
Dr. Bell has served as the Director of the New York County Dental Society (NYCDS). Founded in 1860, the NYCDS is the Manhattan-based local organization of the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association (ADA). It represents one of the largest groups of practicing dentists in the country and is the largest component of the dental society in New York State. After receiving her DDS, she completed a fellowship with the American Association of Facial Aesthetics.
As a respected member of the dental community, Dr. Bell is also a dental wellness speaker locally in Long Island, the greater New York area, and internationally at dental schools. She is also a Commissioner for the Village of Freeport and the founder of a not-for-profit organization that includes a unique group of medical professionals from all specialties, known as the “Healing Hearts Touching Minds Foundation,” which launched in India in 2008.
Dr. Bell has received numerous awards for her outstanding expertise in the field of dentistry, including ‘The 40 Under 40 Women’s Business Award’ from Long Island Business News in 2009. She has been featured in Black Enterprise magazine, Rolling Out magazine, and New York Newsday.
Dr. Bell received the Long Island Business News award in 2018, the New York Power Women’s award in 2019, the Dominican Dental Society award for lecturing, and the Top Doctor award in New York in 2019.
In September 2019, Dr. Bell organized a mission trip with the Grammy award-winning Pastor Donnie McClurkin and obtained clearance to work in maximum sentencing facilities around the island.
Dr. Bell recently launched her own product line, which includes the lip doctor makeup and a skin care line. It sold out within 30 days of launch and has gained popularity among her followers.
In her spare time, Dr. Bell is a proud and devoted mother of two children. She enjoys Broadway shows, baseball, and most of all, takes pleasure in traveling and exploring different parts of the world.