• Dental Tips for Your Summer Vacation
    Summer’s here, and it’s time to enjoy a well-deserved break! But even though school’s out, please take a few minutes to learn some tips from the doctor to keep your Read more
  • What’s the Big Deal about Sleep Apnea?
    What’s the big deal about a little snoring during the night? Or feeling a bit drowsy during the day? Or an occasional bout of insomnia? If your sleep problems are Read more
  • How do I know if my gums are receding?
    Gum recession, a common result of gum disease, occurs when the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away or pulls back, forming pockets between the gumline and exposing more Read more
  • What's the best dental floss?
    Dental floss is similar to a lot of products that depend mainly on the consumer’s preference. Fact is, floss comes in a wide variety of flavors, coatings, and other variations, 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
  • Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!
    Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at Hyacinth M. Brown, DDS. Everyone wants Read more
  • DIY Cures for Bad Breath
    Are you afraid to open your mouth because you have bad breath? You’re not alone bad breath or Halitosis happens to everyone, at one time or another. If you have Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • Why Are We Recommending a Periodontal Consultation?
    The best way to protect yourself from gum disease is to be proactive: practice good oral hygiene at home and schedule regular checkups and cleanings in our Chevy Chase Section Read more
  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month
    Happy Oral Cancer Awareness Month! We know oral cancer can be kind of a scary topic, but it’s worth using this opportunity to learn about the disease and spread knowledge Read more
  • Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay
    You do everything you can to protect your toddler with safeguards large and small. Installing that complicated car seat. Figuring out which sunscreen is best for delicate skin. Spending weeks Read more
  • Dentistry around the World
    From the clinical perspective, dentistry is similar around the world. Dentists, like the doctor, go to school, obtain a license, and work hard to prevent and treat tooth decay, gum Read more
  • St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!
    “St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must Read more
  • March is National Nutrition Month!
    While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read more
  • Headaches: The Dental Connection
    Many people suffer through headaches for years without getting to the root cause of their problem. If you find yourself constantly popping painkillers to get through the day, it might Read more
  • What exactly is biofilm?
    Biofilm is a protective home for bacteria that’s composed of microorganisms. Biofilm can be found in wet places such as ponds, sewers, and bathroom drains, and it also grows on Read more