Dr. John P. Howell has been providing outstanding orthodontic care to residents of Alabama since 2002. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University, and went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham before completing his residency and earning his specialty certificate in orthodontics from the University of Pennsylvania. In order to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Howell maintains active membership in prestigious professional organizations such as the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association, the 3rd District Dental Society, the American Association of Orthodontists, Wiregrass Study Group and the Alabama Association of Orthodontists. In his time away from the office, Dr. Howell enjoys hunting, fishing, water and snow skiing, scuba diving, being active in the Rotary Club, spending time with his three beautiful daughters ( Mary Morgan, Palmer, McGowan and his wife Heather). He is an active member of 1st United Methodist Church where he serves on the missions committee and is on the Administrative Board.