Dr. Graig Brown, DDS

Dr. Graig Brown, DDS

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Periodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(830)

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Dr. Graig Brown, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 34 years. He practices periodontics, dentistry, and more.Read his story

Graig D. Brown, DDS, MS

3148 N Swan Rd

Tucson, AZ 85712
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Brown's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "Since he was a young boy growing up in Des Moines, Iowa Dr. Graig Brown liked to fix things with his hands. From slicing phone cable wires together with his father to repairing the winter salt eroded rust holes in his first car, Dr. Brown learned many tasks, developed many skills and found the joy of attention to detail inherent to his work. He realized at a young age that he wanted to be a dentist and work with his hands. At 13 years old he was washing dishes at Reed’s Ice Cream Restaurant. When he was 15 years old he worked as a golf caddy at The Wakonda Golf & Country Club in Des Moines, Iowa. He worked in the golf pro shop as a bag room attendant through high school and college. Dr. Brown played basketball for Lincoln High School and was a player on the 1975 Iowa AAA Basketball Championship team. Dr. Brown captured a spirit of perseverance and developed a commitment to excellence at a young age. Dr. Brown began practicing in 1984 as a dentist in the US Air Force, and practiced ten years prior to his Graduate Specialty Training in Periodontology. Dr. Brown has been known to say that his graduate residency training was one of the most difficult things he has ever done and he very grateful to the USAF for providing him with such a valuable opportunity to train with the best in the field of Periodontics. Dr. Graig Brown is the father of two adult sons Jonathan (Lt.JG, US Navy) and Joshua that he shares with his wife of 30 years Jean. Dr. Brown and his family love to ski, play tennis and follow their favorite college athletic teams, The Arizona Wildcats, The Iowa Hawkeyes, The Drake Bulldogs and the NAU Lumberjacks. Dr. Brown serves his family, his friends, his community and his patients as a Tucson periodontist with the same level of passion and commitment he has given to everything he has ever done. Dr. Brown is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Board Certified Certification as a Diplomate demonstrates a special and unique accomplishment that can require an additional two to three years from post graduate training. Today only fifty percent of practicing Periodontists are Diplomates of the AAP. Board Certification is a voluntary process that provides an intensive independent evaluation of a periodontist’s education and clinical comprehension Dental Training: Dr. Graig Brown received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry in 1984. He practiced General Dentistry in the US Air Force for ten years prior to his specialty training in Periodontics. Dr. Graig Brown completed his specialty training in Periodontics in 1996, where he earned his Master of Science in Periodontics from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio and his Certificate in Periodontics from Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He successfully challenged the American Board of Periodontology to become a Board Certified Diplomate in 1997. Dr. Brown served seventeen years on active duty with the United States Air Force. He retired after twenty two years of active duty and reservist activity from the Arizona Air National Guard in 2005. He received the following recognitions while serving his country: Air Force Meritorious Service Medal Air Force Commendation Medal, Second Oak Leaf Cluster Air Force Achievement Medal Dr. Brown is a Veteran Dr. Brown is Active in the Dental Community Dr. Brown is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and Southern Arizona Dental Association. He also served as adjunct faculty at Pima Community College in the Department of Dental Hygiene/Allied Health Professions for ten years. Dr. Brown currently serves as Attending Periodontist Consultant for the Tucson General Practice Residency of Lutheran Medical Center of Brooklyn, New York"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brown "We are a patient based practice focusing on long term comprehensive quality healthcare for the patients that we serve. Our purpose is to help those who place a high value on their oral health achieve levels of wellness. Our goal is to have a positive effect on your choice for oral wellness. Our only interest is your best interest, you are the center of what we do!"

3  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Dentistry

29  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Iowa / College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Brown's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
830 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (831)

  • 5
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Dr. Brown's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Brown is a first-rate dentist who clearly cares for his patients. He is extremely careful in his work and - at least in my experience - is a no-pain dentist. He is friendly and treats his staff well and respectfully. His attractive office is well run with a friendly, competent staff, both...more
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Dr. Brown and all of his staff are kind, gentle, non-judge mental, professional and thorough. I have terrible dentist phobia and was able to work with Dr. Brown who was patient and kind enough to meet me where I was. He knows how to build trust and increase emotional and physical comfort. I have...more
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This is the most professional medical office in Tucson. Staff is courteous, helpful, and knowledgeable regarding care, costs and explaining procedures.
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I lost a front tooth after a childhood accident and wore a bridge for 20 years. I was afraid to get an implant because of the procedure, expense and other factors. A friend convinced me to see Dr. Graig Brown and his staff, and I was immediately put at ease from the first time I went to his office....more
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