Dental Staff

All professionals at Travis A. Bell DDS, PLLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to maintain a current understanding of the latest trends in dentistry. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Meet Dr. Bell

Dr. Travis A. Bell

Greensboro, NC Dentist

Travis A. Bell, DDS

Dr. Bell was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina and is a graduate of Walter Hines Page Senior High School. Dr. Bell is committed to helping change the lives of his patients through their smiles. He is dedicated to getting to know his patients personally and developing lasting friendships and trusting relationships with them. He understands that maintaining oral health is a lifelong process, and works with his patients to ensure that their visits are a positive, uplifting experience.


Dr. Bell has a passion for education. He participates in continuing education as a way to stay current with the latest advancements in cosmetic and general dentistry. He is a member of several dental organizations that provide him with numerous opportunities for continued education and professional advancement, including the:

Honors & Awards

Dr. Bell has been honored to receive several awards and special recognitions for his work as a dentist and a dental student. He is extremely proud to have received the following accolades:

  • Dean’s List North Carolina State University 4.0 cumulative GPA
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry - Academy of Osseointegration – Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Dentistry Award
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry - Hillenbrand-Lupton Student Award For Clinical Achievement in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Education & Background

Dr. Bell graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He completed his undergraduate studies at Elon University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of Page High School. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Bell began private practice in his home town of Greensboro, NC.

  • Elon University Bachelor of Science degree
  • UNC Chapel Hill Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree

Outside the Practice

Dr. Bell resides in Greensboro with his wife Beth and they are both Greensboro natives. He is also the proud father of Banks and Millicent who he loves spending time with when not practicing dentistry. Dr. Bell and his wife enjoy travelling, spending time with family and friends, all outdoor activities and especially long walks. Dr. Bell is also a youth soccer coach. He looks forward to working with you and helping you improve and maintain your overall health and beautiful smile.

Interesting Facts about Dr. Bell

  • Played Division I football at Elon University
  • Life Time Member of Mensa
  • Worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for Merck for 6 years

Meet Dr. Civils

Dr. Janna C Civils

Greensboro, NC Dentist

Travis A. Bell, DDS

Dr. Civils is originally from Lincolnton, NC, is a second-generation dentist and graduated with honors from the UNC Adams School of Dentistry in 2001. She has spent the past 18 years serving the community of Greensboro in private practice. Dr. Civils also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry.

Continuing Education

Dr. Civils maintains a steadfast commitment to continuing education and incorporating advanced technology to provide a high level of care. She is a member of several dental organizations that provide her with numerous opportunities for continued education and professional advancement, including the:

Outside the Practice

Dr. Civils enjoys cooking, reading, walking, spending time with her two boys, and cheering them on in the many sports they play.

Meet Dr. Howe

Dr. Howe

Greensboro, NC Dentist

Travis A. Bell, DDS

Dr. Howe was born in Massachusetts, raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and graduated from Spartanburg High School.  She wants to know her patients personally to develop a trusting relationship with them. She is dedicated to helping them to maintain good oral health.

Education & Background

Dr. Howe graduated From University of North Carolina of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  She worked for the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine for 5 years working in a kidney function research laboratory. She completed her undergraduate studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. After graduation from dental school Dr. Howe began her practice of dentistry in Greensboro, NC.


Outside the Practice

Dr. Howe resides in Greensboro with her husband David Carpenter who is a Greensboro native. They both enjoy traveling, scuba diving, gardening, cooking, hiking, boating, fishing, exercising, and being out of doors.

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