About Our Doctor


Derek J. Brown, D.M.D.

Dr. Brown and WifeDr. Brown graduated from the University of Arkansas with a teaching degree in biology. He then graduated number one in his class from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Brown then received post-doctorate training at one of the nation’s leading orthodontic schools, Baylor College of Dentistry, specializing in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Although Dr. Brown was Bentonville’s first full-time orthodontist, we now have another office in Rogers to help meet the needs of our many patients in Northwest Arkansas as well as several other states and countries around the world.

Honors & Awards


  • Alpha Omega International Academic Excellence Award for Highest Graduating Rank
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Academic Excellence Award
  • American Association for Dental Research Achievement Award
  • American College of Dentists Leadership Award
  • Pierre Fauchard International Academic Excellence Award
  • Hinman Dental Society Academic Excellence Award
  • William S. Kramer Academic Excellence Award — Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Society
  • Margaret Jewel — Academic Achievement Award
  • Three University of Kentucky Academic Excellence Awards

During his leisure time, he enjoys being outdoors with his family, hiking, and fishing Arkansas' creeks and rivers.

Dr. Brown Fishing