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Meet Dr. John Krell

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Dr. John Krell is a native Houstonian who comes from a family where four members have become dentists. It was only natural that he would pursue a degree in dentistry as well. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and then went on to dental school at the University of Texas. After graduating in 1989, Dr. Krell joined his brother, Dr. Bill Krell, at his dental practice. Then, in 1996, Dr. Krell acquired Dr. Charles Goolsbee’s dental practice after he retired. Throughout the years, Dr. Krell has built his practice into an ultra-high-tech, state-of the-art office where he can offer his patients the best possible dental care in a very relaxing atmosphere.

A Unique Philosophy

The key to Dr. Krell's growing success has been combining conservative methodology and technological advances. With his ongoing pursuit of continuing education for himself and his team, everyone has the opportunity to stay abreast of the latest advances in dentistry.

Membership and Accolades

Dr. Krell is close to achieving the Fellowship Award with the Academy of General Dentistry, and he is also working on his Mastership Award in the AGD. Additionally, as a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Greater Houston District Dental Society, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Krell stays very active in the dental community.

Dr. Krell is also a member of the Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce. He developed and chaired the healthcare committee, and he was on the Board of Directors for six years. During that time, he received numerous awards, one of which was the Distinguished Director Service Award for his volunteerism to the community and for his long-term work for the Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Krell has participated in and sponsored many fundraisers. He and his wife Stephanie are active participates in the Fund for Animals and the SPCA (the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). They have also hosted fundraisers for Toys for Tots and have been Mr. And Mrs. Claus for Covenant House. They both enjoy giving back to the community.

Life Is What You Make It

Dr. Krell is committed to giving his patients the highest quality of care that dentistry has to offer. Through his participation in professional organizations, education, community, church, and family, his balance of professionalism and ethics stands tall. Dr. Krell is very committed to his profession, but above all, his two children Alexandria and Johnny are the loves of his life.

Even the most dedicated dentist needs hobbies. You might find Dr. Krell, when the winds and tides are just right, wading through the South Texas marshes looking for trout or redfish. Someday, he hopes to catch a tagged redfish or a world-class trout.

Frequently Asked Questions

What services do you offer?

We proudly offer a range of cosmetic and restorative services to meet all of your dental needs. Whether you’re interested in straightening your teeth or you have a broken tooth and need a crown, our services will ensure your oral health is in the best shape so you can enjoy your smile.

While some patients only see the dentist when there’s a problem or they’re in pain, we recommend visiting our Houston office every six months so we can focus on preventing dental issues.

By scheduling biannual checkups and cleanings, we can give you friendly advice on ways to improve your oral hygiene routine and update you on any problems before they become complex.

What makes your practice stand out from the rest?

Dr. Krell not only offers a comprehensive list of services, but his background and experience will also earn your trust. Dr. Krell has attended over 500 hours of continuing education courses, earning him the elite fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry.

He remains an active voice within the dental community by participating in various organizations. In addition to caring for your dental care needs. Dr. Krell believes in giving back to the community by volunteering his time to help those who need it most and sponsoring fundraisers.

I have dental anxiety, how can you help?

We want to be confident that our patients are comfortable throughout their treatments which is why we proudly offer dental sedation. Whether you suffer from dental anxiety, have a low pain tolerance, or simply prefer to be relaxed throughout your treatment, we have options to relieve your stress.

At our office, we offer nitrous oxide, and oral sedation. Insurance may cover a portion of the expenses if the procedure requires sedation. To learn more about your specific coverage, we recommend contacting your provider prior to your appointment. If you have any questions we can answer, don’t hesitate to give us a call at (713) 877-1775

If I don’t have dental insurance, how can I pay for services?

At our practice, we prioritize your oral health and offer flexible financing options so you can handle the payment later. With CareCredit, you can simply apply online or by phone at (800) 677-0718. Once you’re approved you can begin using it immediately to pay for any services at our office that aren’t covered by insurance.

In addition to financing options, we also accept a variety of PPO insurance plans. Accepted payment methods include, cash, personal check, and major credit cards. Feel free to ask any of our team members about details regarding our financing options by calling (713) 877-1775 and we’ll be happy to assist you.