About Us / Our Team

Dr. Brent Bell - Dentist & Owner

Brent Bell - Dentist & Owner

Dr. Bell graduated from The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at UOP in 1994. He has been in private practice in Riverbank since 1997 and has been at his current office location since 2002. He recently completed a mini residency in Oral Sleep Apnea Appliances at UOP.

Dr. Bell places a high value on honesty and always wants his patients to know they can trust him. He is a conservative dentist who would rather start with smaller fixes than drastic measures. Prevention is a key part of his dental philosophy and he educates his patients on things they can do to keep their teeth in great shape.

Dr. Bell does everything in his practice, from fillings to pulling wisdom teeth and he does them all with precision. He has worked hard to offer as many dental services to his patients as he can, so they can bring their families to one place and get everything they need. Dr. Bell is always learning and incorporating new technology, but his primary focus is the comfort and peace of mind of his patients.

Amanda Bell - Business Manager & Owner


Business Manager & Owner

Amanda has been involved in Bell Family Dentistry from the beginning. She helped establish it in 1997 and has been Dr. Bell’s partner every step of the way. Her role in the business was secondary to raising their three children, which was harder work than running any company. As their children got older, Amanda was able to take on more responsibilities in the office and now she manages and keeps on top of everything. She wants to make sure that all patient questions, dental and financial, are answered. Dr. Bell and Amanda work seamlessly together to keep things running smoothly, and she will tell you without hesitation that Dr. Bell is the kindest and most gentle dentist you will find.

Jessica - Front Office Coordinator


Front Office Coordinator

Jessica has returned to the dental field after several years hiatus to raise her children. She began her career as an RDA and moved to the front office, which she absolutely loves. She thrives on keeping our office organized. As the financial point of contact, she wants to make sure that each patient understands the insurance benefits that they have and the costs of treatment. Jessica’s hands on knowledge of dental conditions and procedures gives her the ability to truly help patients understand the ins and out of the insurance world and she works very hard to help make out of pocket costs feasible. She wants to make sure that everyone leaves with all their questions answered.

Lacey - Back Office Coordinator & RDAEF


Back Office Coordinator & RDAEF

Lacey graduated from Galen College and later obtained her RDAEF (Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions) from UCSF. She really enjoys helping people to achieve a healthy beautiful smile that can give them confidence. She loves getting to know her patients and always wants to make sure that they have a positive and comfortable experience.

Rochelle - Hygienist


Hygienist (RDH)

Rochelle graduated in 2016 from the San Joaquin Valley College RDH program. She loves her patients and feels protective of them and their dental health. Rochelle’s goal is to provide a great experience for her patients in the dental chair, and to help them overcome any fears they may have. Rochelle makes it a priority to give back to the community by being a part of the Oral Health Awareness Society which provides oral health education for children in schools- they call themselves the Tooth Fairies.

Dora Deniz - Hygienist


Hygienist (RDH)

Dora graduated from SJVC in Visalia California in 2006 with her AA degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined Bell Family Dentistry in 2006. Dora makes it a priority to listen to her patients and their concerns. If she wouldn’t recommend it for her own family, she doesn’t’ recommend it to her patients. She feels that helping patients to understand that they will receive complete care with modern equipment at the hands of our caring staff is vitally important to a patient's experience.

Mallory - Hygienist


Hygienist (RDH)

Mallory graduated from Fresno City College with her AS in Dental Hygiene with Highest Honors. She loves using her professional expertise and personable nature to help every patient leave with a smile and commitment to their oral health. She strives to educate her patients on their oral health and how it is connected to and can have an effect on their overall general health. Mallory wants her patients to know they can trust her to help them get the very best results with their teeth and gums.

Alicia - RDA



Alicia graduated from Dental Assisting Institute in Modesto in 2017 fulfilling her dream of being in the dental profession. She loves being a part of helping patients to achieve a healthy and fabulous smile, while educating them about their dental needs. She always wants patients to feel comfortable and to have a great experience at our office. Alicia is very friendly and helps put patients at ease when they are nervous.

Tammy Perigen - Treatment Coordinator


Treatment Coordinator

Tammy joined Bell Family Dentistry in 2009, and has been a vital part of what makes us succeed since then. She graduated from Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa California in 1984. She wants our patients to feel comfortable and to know that they are not being judged or over diagnosed. Tammy will make sure when you leave the office that everything is taken care of. She has a great rapport with all of our patients and knows most by their name.

Sabrina - Insurance Coordinator


Insurance Coordinator

Sabrina is Dr. Bell and Amanda’s oldest child. She is currently in college studying computer programming. She takes on the very detailed task of verifying and coordinating insurances benefits. Her background in programming helps her with the complicated process of verifying minute details and formulas. Sabrina brings an energy to the office that helps keep everyone upbeat.

Our Dental Philosophy

Genuine Friendship
Dr. Bell loves what he does and loves his patients. He can take care of the whole family and is particularly skilled at dealing with children. Because of his genuine care, honest education and attention to detail, it’s no surprise that his patients love him as well. But don’t take our word for it, ask one of them. If you are looking for a doctor you love to visit, give Dr. Bell a try. You’ll see the difference on your first visit.

Honest Education
Honest treatment diagnosis is a hallmark of Dr. Bell. He prefers a conservative approach to dentistry helping his patients keep their natural teeth unaltered as long as possible. We believe that when you are empowered with education you can make confident informed decisions. We also understand that trust is earned by our consistent actions.

Excellent Results
Dr. Bell is meticulous and likes to get things perfect. Add this to his 17 years of experience and you can rest assured that you are receiving the best results available. His commitment to the latest technology is proof of his dedication to achieving the best results.

We recognize that the right dental technology improves diagnosis, improves treatment, reduces pain and speeds recovery. This is why we offer technology such as digital x-rays and panographs, digital intra-oral cameras and digital iTero impressions. This is another way we demonstrate our commitment to you.