Meet the Doctors

MEET CHARLES J. HARRELL, D.M.D.

MEET 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. He continued his education at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry.  Following graduation, Dr. Harrell practiced for six years in the United States Air Force, stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and Tyndall Air Force Base, Panama City, Florida. Since then, he has been serving the Petal community in private practice.

Dr. Harrell loves helping people smile. One reason he chose a career in dentistry is that he loves to work with his hands.  He says, “The joy of changing a person’s life by creating a beautiful healthy smile is one the intangible rewards of being a dentist.”

Dr. Harrell is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Mississippi Dental Association
  • South Mississippi Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Petal Children’s Education Foundation
  • Petal Children’s Task Force
  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Rotary International
  • Petal Chamber of Commerce

He has received post graduate training through continuing education courses, including:

  • Pediatrics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Operative Dentistry

Dr. Harrell is married to Ramona, who serves as Petal Family Dentistry’s Operations Manager.  They have twin sons, Matthew and Nathan. They also have a daughter from Honduras who came to America as a college student.  In his time away from the practice, Dr. Harrell enjoys scuba diving, fishing, hunting, traveling, aquariums, and going on mission trips.


MEET BOBBY GLENN BRASWELL, JR., D.D.S., F.I.C.O.I.

MEET 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.  He matriculated at the University of Toronto, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, followed by a residency at the University of Mississippi, for Advanced Education in General Dentistry.  In addition to his private practice at Petal Family Dentistry, Dr. Braswell serves as a Major in the United States Army Reserve.

His memberships and affiliations include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Mississippi Dental Association
  • South Mississippi Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Mississippi Academy of General Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists – Fellowship Status
  • The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association – Life Member
  • Eagle Club
  • Petal Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Petal

Dr. Braswell has additionally completed post graduate training, as well as many hours of continuing education courses to add to his training. Highlights include:

  • Oral Surgery
  • Prosthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Treatment of Medically Compromised Patients
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Implant Dentistry
    • LSU Dental Implant Continuum – hands on and didactic training for treatment planning, placement and restoration of dental implants

Dr. Braswell and his wife Andrea have two daughters.  When he’s away from the office, Dr. Braswell enjoys camping, traveling, hunting, fishing, Southern Miss athletics, and spending time with his family.

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