Keith V. Krell, DDS, MS

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Dr. Krell has been in full-time private practice with Endodontics, P.C. in West Des Moines, Iowa for 27 years. He is an adjunct clinical Professor in the department of Endodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry where he also served as graduate program director until 1989 for three years. In 1993, he retired from the United States Army National Guard as a lieutenant colonel after 22 years of service.

He received his D.D.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Iowa in 1981 and 1983, respectively. He earned his BA in Sociology from Washington University in St. Louis in 1970, and his M.A. degree in sociology-anthropology in 1975, from the United States International University in San Diego, California while serving as a Dental Technician in the United States Navy.

Dr. Krell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, as well as a past president of the American Board of Endodontics (2007) and a past president of the American Association of Endodontists Foundation (2014). He currently is an examiner for the American Board of Endodontics for endodontists seeking board certification.

Dr. Krell has received an award for his past involvement with the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics in helping candidates seeking board certification.

Dr. Krell is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics (JOE) and is a reviewer for both the JOE and the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).  Dr. Krell is currently the Secretary for the American Association of Endodontists.