Dr. Vera Brown, D.M.D. has been treating headaches and TMJ for over 10 years. She graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1998 and went on to Portland, Oregon to complete a General Practice Residency at Portland’s Veteran’s Hospital. Her undergraduate degree is in Clinic Laboratory Sciences from Morehead State University.
Dr. Brown, is a neuromuscluarly trained dentist and has studied and worked with chiropractors for 13 years. From the beginning of her practice Dr. Brown has been fascinated with how the body relates as a whole and took many advanced courses on how to treat headaches. She has studied at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Straightwire Orthodontics with Dr. Jay Gerber, Chirodontics, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Occlusion, and mentored by Dr. Arthur Parker, DMD.
She is a member of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Brown has trained and is certified in Active Release Techniques, a type of physical therapy.
Dr. Brown’s current practice is limited to the diagnosis and treatment of headaches and dental sleep medicine. She is an instructor at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, teaching junior and senior students how to evaluate, diagnose and treat TMJ. She also is assistant professor of Anatomy working with first year students in the gross anatomy lab.
Courses Dr. Vera Brown, D.M.D. teaches:
- Advanced Pain Therapy
- Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Lower Extremity
- Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Upper Extremity
- Drug Addiction
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Sleep Medicine
- Oral Manifestations of Systemic Conditions
- Oral Pathology Review
- Review of Head & Neck Anatomy
- The TMD Patient: Issues Including Upper Back, Shoulder and Arm Pain
- TMD: The Dentist and Chiropractor Working as a Team