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How to Subtract Those Added Sugars

Sugars are the simplest carbohydrates, and are found naturally in fruits, vegetables, grains, and dairy products. Our bodies require these simple carbs for energy. (Even better, we don’t just get Read More

I’ve lost a filling; now what?

Dental fillings usually protect our teeth, but sometimes they need to be protected, too. If you lose a filling, contact our Shelbyville, Illinois office immediately and let us advise you Read More

Root Canal FAQs

Most people hear the word root canal and panic. With today’s state of the art equipment and improved local anesthetic devices, and some knowledge, a root canal does not have Read More

Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!

Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

the doctor, as well as our team at Brown Dental Care LTD, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of Read More

How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Overcome Dental Anxiety

Putting off your dental visit to Brown Dental Care LTD because of fear or anxiety only increases the potential for tooth decay or gum problems. At our office, the doctor Read More

Mamelons

Quick trivia question: define “mamelon.” Some kind of warm blooded animal? No, not a member of the mammal clan, but good guess. A fruit of the gourd family? Nope! There Read More

Wisdom Teeth Emergencies: Causes and treatment

When you think of a dental emergency, you may picture teeth that have fallen out or severe tooth pain. But it is not uncommon for wisdom teeth to develop conditions Read More

Football Season? Practice Dental Defense

It’s finally football season, and whether you’re on the field, at the game, or watching at home with friends, it’s time to work on some defensive dental strategies. Taking the Field If Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read More

Eco-Friendly Toothbrushes

When it comes to dental hygiene, “going green” is not the first phrase that comes to mind. But if you are brushing properly, you are also replacing your toothbrush every Read More

Whitening an Artificial Tooth

It’s a bit of a contradiction: you are justifiably proud of your beautiful dental work, but you don’t want it to be obvious when you smile. Dental prosthetics such as Read More

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

You might suspect that your wisdom teeth are starting to emerge, but knowing the signs of impacted wisdom teeth can help you be more proactive about your dental care. Impacted Read More

The Dog Days of Summer

Here we are in the middle of the hottest time of the year. Yes, it’s the dog days of summer. But, wait—just what are “the dog days of summer,” anyway? The Read More

Understanding Dental Insurance Terminology

If you have a hard time understanding your dental insurance plan, particularly the treatments and services it covers, you’re not alone. That’s why the doctor and our team have put Read More

Diet Soda vs. Regular Soda: Which is better for teeth?

When most patients ask the doctor this question, they're thinking strictly about sugar content — cut out the bacteria-feeding sugar that's present in regular soda by opting for a diet Read More

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