Thomas A. Brown, Jr., DMD, MS
Dr. Brown grew up in Gainesville, Florida and received both his bachelor’s degree and DMD from the University of Florida. He practiced for two years as a general dentist prior to his endodontic residency, including one year in Orange Park and Jacksonville. While at UNC-Chapel Hill for residency, Dr. Brown was honored with both the prestigious Jacob Freedland Scholarship and Freedland Advanced Dental Education Fellowship. He holds both a Master of Science in Endodontics and Endodontic Certificate from UNC. He has published research in noted journals such as Infection and Immunity and Federation of European Microbiological Studies.
Dr. Brown is a member of the Clay County Dental Society, Jacksonville Dental Society, Northeast District Dental Association (NEDDA), Florida Dental Association (FDA), American Dental Association, Southern Endodontic Study Group, and American Association of Endodontists. He is currently the Junior Director for the Clay County Dental Society. He also serves as the NEDDA representative to the FDA for the Council for Dental Education and Licensure as well as a Delegate to the FDA House of Delegates. Dr Brown served as the manager of the entire Endodontic Department during the 2016 Mission of Mercy event in Jacksonville where 2,900 patients received an estimated $2.7 million of donated dental care. He was honored to be asked to serve in the same position for the 2017 event in Pensacola. He volunteers time to help teach endodontic residents at The University of Florida as a courtesy faculty member several times throughout the year.
In his free time, Dr. Brown enjoys many outdoor activities such as golf, surfing, skiing and relaxing at the beach. He is a proud member of the Orange Park Rotary Club. He and his wife are active members of Palms Presbyterian Church where Dr. Brown serves as an Elder. They have one fantastic daughter, Evangeline, and a furry daughter, a chocolate lab named Ginger.