Bitewing X-Rays Help See Inside Your Teeth

The most common type of dental X-ray is called a "bitewing X-ray." It is named that because of the wing-like, plastic tab that contains the film. It is placed inside your mouth and the dentist (or hygienist) tells you to bite down on it. Then, they angle the X-ray camera against your cheek and take the picture. What it shows... read more »

How Fluoride Can Help You

If you’re curious to know how fluoride can help you, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Jackie Brown, is happy to give you the information you’re looking for! Fluoride is a beneficial mineral that comes from natural resources. It can be found in tap water, toothpaste, mouthwash, and professional fluoride treatments. This mineral can do many... read more »

Do you need Fluoride?

When you think about different things you can add to your diet or oral health routine to help prevent cavities and improve the health of your mouth, you probably don’t think about using fluoride. However, Jackie Brown and the rest of our team here at JC Brown, DDS in Germantown, Tennessee, highly recommends the use of fluoride in your oral... read more »

Improve Your Flossing Technique

Flossing is an important mainstay in the repertoire of excellent oral hygiene, and yet the one that seems to be overlooked the most. Brushing our teeth alone is not enough to remove all the food particles and residue that can get left behind and turn into plaque. With flossing, we can reach the spaces that toothbrushes cannot. Brushing and flossing... read more »

Can Dental Sealants Help You?

Preventing cavities with your daily brushing and flossing routine along with regular dental checkups and cleanings can go a long way to helping teeth remain cavity-free. And since the 1970’s, dental sealants have been proven effective at helping molars and premolars remain maintain healthy molars. Known as pit and fissure sealants, dental sealants shield the back teeth from bacterial plaque and... read more »

Complete Your Smile with Dental Implants

Do you suffer from missing teeth? If so, you are not alone. Having a missing tooth or missing teeth is common for many different reasons. If you suffer from missing teeth then dental implants may be right for you. Dental implants appear like a regular tooth. Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function just like your natural teeth.... read more »