Welcome to Petal Family Dentistry


Choose Petal Family Dentistry, your Petal Mississippi Dental Home!  Faithfully serving Petal, Hattiesburg and the surrounding communities since 1996.

Enjoy a warm and inviting office featuring the latest technology for your comfort and convenience. The highly skilled Petal Family Dentistry team will make even the most anxious patient feel right at home.  Experience a friendly, relaxed atmosphere where you’ll be treated like family.

Dr. Chuck Harrell and Dr. Glenn Braswell want to help your family enjoy a lifetime of happy, healthy smiles.  Call 601.584.9481 today for your initial appointment!

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Meet Our Dentist

Learn Who We Are

  • Charles J. Harrell, D.M.D.

    Dr. Charles J. “Chuck” Harrell earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.

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  • Bobby Glenn Braswell, Jr., D.D.S., F.I.C.O.I.

    Dr. Bobby “Glenn” Braswell, Jr. graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "We LOVE Petal Family Dentistry, and recommend it to everyone. The staff is professional, personable, and fun…yes, going to the dentist can actually be fun, who knew?"
    by Paola
  • "I’m new to the area & I was referred to Dr. Harrell by pretty much everyone I asked. After my visit, I absolutely see why. I really appreciate the attentiveness & care I received by all the staff. I’m thankful to be a patient of Petal Family Dentistry."
    by Jenni Dunn

Featured Articles

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, subject to ...

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  • Crowns and Bridges

    Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between upper and lower teeth.Bridges are sometimes referred ...

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped, or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth.Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or that are chipped, ...

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  • Invisalign®

    Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign® is great for adults and teenagers. What is Invisalign®? Invisalign® is the invisible way to straighten your ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Hours of Operation

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8:00 am-5:00 pm


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm