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If you live in River Oaks, you’re used to only getting the best wherever you go. You expect high-quality service at all times, and frankly, you deserve it because you work hard every day. When it comes to your dental care, Dr. John Krell knows exactly what you are looking for: world-class care that is performed with the utmost skill and expertise using only the latest technology, and it’s all right in your own neighborhood. When it comes to River Oaks smiles, Dr. Krell can provide everything you and your family need to have healthy, strong, and beautiful teeth that will last a lifetime.

Why River Oaks Loves Us

Unmatched Quality

At our practice, Dr. Krell and our entire team never compromise on quality. In addition to our decades of hands-on experience, we also only use the most advanced dental materials and state-of-the-art technology. When each of these elements combine, you get a level of dental care that you simply can’t find anywhere else. With everything at our disposal, we can stop most dental problems before they even start, and we’ll fix any issues you might have quickly, conservatively, and effectively. We always do things right the first time, every time so you can spend less time in our office and more time simply enjoying your smile.

Dedication to Service

For too many people, going to the dentist is an anxiety-ridden chore, and most practices do very little to help with this. We believe in forming lifelong partnerships with our patients, and in order to do that, we’ll make sure that you have the most relaxing and stress-free dental experience imaginable. Our team’s number one goal is to make taking care of your teeth as easy as possible, and we do that by always being warm, friendly, and available. If you need anything to improve your dental experience, just let us know, and we’ll always be willing to accommodate you.

All-Inclusive Care

No matter what your smile needs, you can always trust that we’ll be able to take care of you. We offer a comprehensive variety of dental services, so whether your child needs to come in for a checkup and cleaning or you’re considering getting dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you can always rely on us. We’re here to ensure that your health, appearance, and confidence are preserved for a lifetime, and we know the best way to do that is to handle every aspect of your dental care ourselves. This is why our entire team frequently takes continuing education courses to refine our skillset and learn about the newest advancements in dentistry. In the end, when you walk into our office, you can be certain that you’ll walk out with a beautiful smile.

Meet Your River Oaks Dentist

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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 career in dentistry. 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 Dr. Goolsbee 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.

Dr. John Krell is committed to giving his patients the utmost 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. His approach to dentistry combines a conservative methodology with the latest technological advances. This enables him to get the best results in the most efficient way possible, which is ideal for both him and his patients.

What Do People Think About Their Dentist in River Oaks?

“Dr. Krell is an angel, he saved our Easter weekend! He came in from his vacation to fix a crown that had come off. And, he had a wonderfully professional assistant who came in on her day off as well! I heard he did the same thing for a friend a few days before who is a patient of his brothers. What a kind and professional practice he has! Thank you Dr. Krell!”
–Katherine Miller
“I've been to many dentists in my life because I've had to move about in my training. Being in the medical field myself you recognize quality medical care. Dr. John Krell is the consummate professional. He's also a good guy, down to earth and fun. He and his staff are pleasant, quick and efficient. I love the technology they have on site, especially the 3D structure video and modeling as well as the on-site crowns. I couldn't recommend them any higher. Good folks on all levels.”
–Clayton Moliver, MD
“I absolutely love everyone I encounter when I come to get my teeth cleaned. I've had to bring my daughter with me since she was born last year and every time they are so understanding and even help to entertain her while I get my teeth cleaned or a procedure done. I really value such love and concern from my dentist office.”
–Rania Fredrick

How To Find Your Dentist in River Oaks

We are located at:

3900 Essex Ln #1130
Houston, TX 77027

We are right at the corner of Essex Ln and Weslayan St. If you happen to get hungry before or after a visit, we are only a block away from Zoes Kitchen, Pinkberry, RA Sushi Bar, and Central Market.

Our Menu of Services

Our services range from basic preventive care to complex restorative procedures to transformative cosmetic treatments. Basically, no matter what you or your family need, we’ll always be able to provide it, and we’ll do it at a level unmatched by any other practice. We’ll make sure the outcome of any procedure we perform is beautiful and truly built to last so you can always eat, speak, and smile with complete confidence.

Preventive Dentistry

These services include checkups, cleanings, and many more treatments that can stop dental issues before they start and ensure you and your family have healthy, problem-free smiles year after year.

Restorative Dentistry

Do you have a damaged tooth or cavity that needs repair? Using the most advanced materials, we can give you a restoration that will be strong, durable, and look completely natural at the same time.

Dental Implants

If you have missing teeth, dental implants are absolutely the best way to permanently replace them. They can restore everything from a single tooth to an entire mouthful, and they can easily last for 30 years or more.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Want to get rid of unsightly stains, chips, or gaps? Thanks to Dr. Krell’s experience and artistic touch, he won’t just give you the perfect smile, he’ll give you the perfect smile for you.

Sedation Dentistry

With these safe and effective techniques, we can help take the stress out of your dental care. Sedation dentistry can help even the most nervous patient have a calm, relaxing, and fulfilling dental experience.

Advanced Dentistry

Our office is filled with some of the most cutting-edge dental technology available today, allowing us to create custom-made crowns in a single visit and perform sensitive procedures painlessly using highly precise dental lasers.

Orthodontics

Have you always wanted to straighten your teeth, but you didn’t want to deal with noticeable metal braces? With Invisalign, you can get the straighter smile you’ve always wanted using custom-made, practically invisible clear plastic aligners that you can remove whenever you need to eat or brush your teeth.

Periodontal Therapy

These treatments are used to manage and fight the most common dental problem in the entire world: gum disease. At our practice, we’ll always keep an eye on your gums so this sneaky infection can never damage your smile.

Emergency Dentistry

If you or a loved one ever experience a dental emergency (such as a knocked out or broken tooth) and require urgent care, you can always rely on our practice to provide prompt and efficient emergency dentistry.

Snoring Treatment

Do you or your bed partner snore every night? With just a simple custom-made oral appliance, we can help you (and everyone in your family) finally get a full night’s rest.

Insurance and Financing for River Oaks

We gladly accept most dental insurance plans used by major employers in the area. We’re also happy to verify your benefits before you arrive! When you use your insurance with us, we will accept your insurance assignment and file your claim, leaving only your estimated co-pay for collection at the time of your visit. Please contact us if you would like to talk about your particular plan.

However, if you currently do not have dental insurance, we can help you get low to no interest financing with CareCredit. With a CareCredit plan, the cost of your care will be broken up into much smaller monthly payments, and you’ll never have to deal with upfront costs, annual fees, or prepayment penalties. They have a wide range of plans that can work for any budget, and to find the right one for you, simply click on the link below.

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We’re Here For You

As you can see, we take dentistry very seriously, because we know that a beautiful, healthy smile can truly improve a person’s life in every way. We’ll make sure that the next time you smile, laugh, eat, or speak, the absolute LAST thing on your mind will be your teeth.

If you have any questions about our practice, our services, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us today. We can’t wait to show you the best that dentistry has to offer.