Dr. Leroy Howell Sr, DDS

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Age 87
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Dr. Leroy Howell Sr, DDS
Leroy Howell graduated with his DDS in 1955 and after serving in the US Army Dental Corps, Dr. Howell returned home to Suffolk in 1959 where he's been practicing since.

102 Western Ave

Suffolk, VA 23434

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Dr. Leroy Howell Sr, DDS

Dr. Leroy Howell Sr, DDS

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  • Aetna
  • Delta Dental
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia

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This content was provided by Dr. Howell Sr Dr. Leroy Howell has been a member of the Suffolk community for most of his life. He attended Chuckatuck High School before going to Elon College in North Carolina, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry in 1951. He returned to Virginia to study dentistry at the Medical College of Virginia, where he completed his doctor of dental surgery degree in 1955 and oral surgery internship in 1956. Later in 1956, Dr. Howell joined the U.S. Army Dental Corps and subsequently served in the U.S. Army Reserve until 1964. During that period, he also began the private practice in Suffolk that has become RL Howell DDS & Associates. Dr. Howell is actively involved in the Suffolk community and participates in many civic organizations, including the Rotary Club of Suffolk (member since 1964), the Chuckatuck Ruritan Club (member since 1959), the Boy Scouts of America;Colonial Virginia Council, the Suffolk Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Elon College Board of Trustees, the United Church Homes & Services, and the NationsBank Advisory Board. Dr. Howell is also an active, lifelong member of the Oakland Christian Church. Through the church he continues to provide many services to the congregation and the surrounding community. Dr. Howell is the past chairman of the board of deacons and previously served as the church moderator. Dr. Howell has also been a member of the Long Range Planning Committee since 1996 and has enjoyed teaching at the Oakland Christian Church Sunday School since 1959.


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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry


  • Composite Fillings
  • Dentures

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  • English

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Dr. Howell Sr accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service

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