Herndon, VA Dentist Blog

Dentistry & Sleep Apnea

Did you know that Dr. Jefferies can offer treatment for sleep apnea that is comfortable and convenient? The field of dentistry has expanded to include dental sleep medicine. This is a result of the scientific studies surrounding sleep disorders that…

Restorative Dentistry Q&A

Do you have missing teeth? Are your gums sensitive or swollen? Restore your smile at Herndon Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Restorative dental care renews the form and function of the smile. With restorative care, we can replace missing teeth, treat…

Understanding Gum Disease

When it comes to our dental health, most patients focus on the appearance of their teeth. But did you know that gum health is just as important if no more so? The gums actually support and nourish the teeth. If…

Choosing the Right Dentist

There are often many dentists near you that can offer dental health care and services to meet your needs. We believe that our Herndon dentist office offers something a little different, something special that makes dental care a more pleasurable…

What to Do In A Dental Emergency

At Herndon Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, our dentists provide a wide array of services, including emergency dental services. Dr. Mark Jefferies is an emergency dentist in Herndon, VA who provides patients immediate care for their smiles. Along with his professional…

Why Are Porcelain Veneers So Popular?

If it seems like more and more people are getting porcelain dental veneers, you’re not mistaken. Porcelain veneers have always been a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment to fix cracks, gaps, chips, misalignments, and discoloration as you and your smile age.…

Is A White Tongue Normal?

Hundreds of different bacteria species live in the mouth, most of which are harmless and help with digestion. But sometimes an overgrowth of bacteria, immune diseases, or other pre-existing health conditions can cause tongue discoloration or other mouth symptoms. If…

3 Key Benefits of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are customized to meet your unique needs. Restorative dentist Dr. Mark Jefferies works with you to create natural looking, long lasting dental crowns that blend seamlessly with your existing teeth. As an experienced restorative dentist in Herndon, VA,…

10 Dental Care Tips From Dr. Jefferies

With all the health advice available today, it’s hard to know what’s actually important to your oral health. Dr. Mark S. Jefferies and his dental team in Herndon, VA want you to know the top 10 dental care tips so…

How to Fix a Chipped Tooth?

Tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in the human body, but it can still become cracked or chipped due to injury. People often chip or break teeth when biting down on hard food such as ice, nuts or hard candies.…