Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Dr. Gell moved to the United States in 1991 to attend The University of Iowa College of Dentistry where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) in 1995. He then went to UNC at Chapel Hill Dental School for his advanced training in Endodontics where he obtained his Masters Degree in Oral Biology and Certificate in Endodontics in 1998. He then entered a private Endodontics practice in Durham, NC with Dr. Joel Leeb and Associates until 2004. During that time he was also an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Endodontics at Chapel Hill in both the Undergraduate and Graduate Endodontic programs. On November 15, 2002 Dr. Gell completed his Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, which is the pinnacle of academic achievement in Endodontics. In 2004, Dr. Gell established his solo Endodontics practice in Concord, NC.