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The Dentists

Dr. Matthew P. Bell

Dr. Matthew P. Bell, D.M.D.

Dr. Bell graduated with high honors from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in Bio-Medical Science. He graduated with honors from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2008 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He is a previous winner of the Quintessence Award for Research and Academics in 2008. He is a current member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and Illinois Valley Dental Society.



Dr. Darrin S. KingDr. Darrin S. King, D.D.S.

Biography coming soon.











Lauren Nicholson, D.M.D.Dr. Lauren

Dr. Nicholson attended Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Biology and a minor in Biochemistry. She then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, earning her degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine.

During her time at Southern Illinois, Dr. Nicholson was a recipient of the Dr. Larry Lowe Memorial Scholarship and was the awarded the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry, Hanau Best of the Best in Fixed Prosthodontics award, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, and 2021 Academy of General Dentistry senior student dental award.

In her free time, Dr. Nicholson enjoys spending time with her family and friends, including her 2-year-old Golden Retriever Boomer. Her hobbies include baking, crafting, and watching Chicago sports, Dr. Nicholson is a current member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Illinois Valley Dental Society.