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Recently Ranked #1 Dentist in Philadelphia County

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Dr. Brown is proud to have recently been recognized as the number one dentist in Philadelphia County. This is determined by the following categories: Accolades, Knowledge, Quality of Care, Respect/Influence, and Price.

This is only an encouragement to continue onward with complete patient satisfaction as Dr. Brown’s focus. If you have any questions regarding how Dr. Brown’s knowledge can positively effect your life, contact us and set up your appointment today.

OraVerse: Can Numbness Be Reversed?

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Ask your dental professional.


OraVerse®, a local anesthetic reversal agent has become a new staple of dental procedures which employ one of many available local anesthetics such as Novocaine.

If you’ve had a local anesthetic administered to numb your mouth for a routine dental procedure, you know how its numbing effects can sometimes last for hours after the procedure. Numbness can be limiting, affecting your speech, your smile, and your ability to drink. You may even catch yourself drooling. But now, as a result of the latest clinical research, you can get back to feeling normal faster than ever before, following your dental visit.

OraVerse®, is the first product of its kind to rapidly and effectively reverse the effects of local dental anesthetics. Typically, anesthetics can cause numbness for 3-5 hours after a procedure. OraVerse® can cut that time in half! That can potential provide hours more of your day that you can have back, free from the persistent numbness. It is approved for children and adults ages 6 and older.

The injection (administered immediately after the completion of the dental procedure) is pain free because it is given while the anesthetic is still in effect. There are no known side effects to using OraVerse® and can be used by almost anyone after his/her dental procedure.  Ask us if OraVerse®can be used in your next visit!