Dentist in Shelbyville, IL

All our professionals at Brown Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Richard Brown, DMD, FAGD

When it comes to preserving, enhancing and beautifying our smiles, we all want the best. The best care. The best service. The best results. It’s as simple as that.

Dr. Richard Brown grew up in Granite City, IL. He graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a BS in Chemistry. He attended SIU – School of Dental Medicine graduating in 1991. While at SIU – SDM Dr. Brown completed a preceptorship at a private practice in Belleville IL. He received awards from the Academy of Operative Dentistry and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Brown is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, Certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and an Active Member of the International Association of Orthodontics.

Dr. Brown has been active in several local organization including American Cancer Society, Kiwanis, Shelby County Board of Health, Shelby County Airport Board, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts. He earned Eagle Scout with Silver Palm, God and Country Religious Award and served on staff for the 2010 and 2014 National Jamborees in Virginia and West Virginia.  Dr. Brown enjoys flying and holds a private pilot certificate.

Dr. Brown look forward to bringing out the full beauty of your smile.


Vanessa Pastrovich, DMD

Dr. Vanessa Pastrovich grew up in the rural town of Clay City, IL. She attended Illinois State University in Bloomington, IL from 2004‐2007 where she majored in Biological Sciences and graduated with several honors designations. After receiving her Bachelors of Science degree from ISU, she went to the SIU – School of Dental Medicine in Alton where she graduated in the summer of 2012. While at SIU - SDM Dr. Pastrovich helped raise funds and volunteered for the Jamaican Humanitarian Mission, volunteered for Give Kids a Smile, and taught oral health to middle and high school students in surrounding Alton areas. Dr. Pastrovich frequently attends continuing education courses in order to stay updated on the latest techniques, materials, and technologies available in dentistry, and she is committed to your ongoing health. Dr. Pastrovich looks forward to the opportunity of working with you.

Dr. Pastrovich is a member of the American Dental Association,  Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Denta Society, Decatur Dental Society, and Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity. On her days off Dr. Pastrovich enjoys utilizing the General Dacey Trail, reading a good book, and spending time with her family.