• Four Oral Health Issues Seniors Face
    Oral health is an important and often overlooked component of an older person’s general health and well-being. the doctor and our team know that for many of our older patients, Read more
  • Celebrate Your Dad's Smile
    Father’s Day is coming up, and, just in case your dad has enough ties, we have some gifting suggestions for you. Here’s a selection of gifts large and small tailored Read more
  • Getting Ready for Summer Sports
    With the warmer and longer days here, we know many of our patients at Hyacinth M. Brown, DDS will be much more active in the summer. Though most of our Read more
  • In the Pink
    Our gums cover and protect the sensitive roots of our teeth and the bone around them. While we often think of gum tissue as a rosy shade of pink, that’s Read more
  • Fluoride Use in Adolescents
    Fluoride is a mineral that plays an essential role in oral health. In fact, the significant reduction in American tooth decay in recent decades can be attributed to a greater Read more
  • What is a water pick and do I need one?
    Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from periodontal disease and Read more
  • Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!
    "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." - Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their Read more
  • What should I do if my child has a toothache?
    Toothaches in children can be tricky ordeals that cause distress for both the child and the parent. You may feel helpless and frustrated because you cannot pinpoint the location of Read more
  • Diet and Dental Health: What to eat and what to avoid
    You are probably aware that guzzling soda and drinking those sugary Starbucks Frappuccinos aren’t particularly good for your dental health. But how much thought do you give to the effects Read more
  • Every Day is Earth Day
    During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a Read more
  • Dental Anxiety
    If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to Hyacinth M. Brown, DDS might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever Read more
  • April is National Facial Protection Month
    The Importance of Facial Protection Americans from all walks of life should mark April as National Facial Protection Month on their calendars. The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy for Sports Read more
  • Post Oral Surgery: Signs of Infection
    Oral surgery can be intimidating, especially if you show any signs of an infection afterwards. the doctor and our team want you to be informed about what to watch for Read more
  • Top Five Ways to Improve Heart Health
    While there is no definite evidence that if your prevent gum diseases, like periodontitis, that you may be able to prevent a heart condition or heart disease. The only thing Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around Chevy Chase Section Five, Maryland and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. Read more
  • Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
    At Hyacinth M. Brown, DDS, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. Read more