Herndon, VA Dentist Blog

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.…

Sedation Dentistry Options in Herndon, VA

Research estimates that somewhere between 9 to 15% of Americans avoid seeing their dentist out of fear. These individuals would endure painful, infected, discolored, and damaged teeth than set foot in a dental office. Or, if they do agree to…

How Do I Care For My Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement treatment because of how easy it is to care for them. The most important thing to remember is that keeping the gum tissue and supporting jaw bone healthy will ensure that your implants…

Professional In Office Teeth Whitening with Dr. Jefferies

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments because it is an affordable and quick way to enhance your natural smile. Dr. Mark Jefferies offers professional in office teeth whitening in his Herndon, VA dental office, helping…

Will Invisalign Work For Me?

Crooked or overlapping teeth can be more than a source of embarrassment about the appearance of your smile. They can also negatively impact your oral health by changing the stability and function of your bite, which could lead to problems…

How to Stop Chronic Bad Breath

Bad breath can happen to anyone. In fact, studies show that 50 percent of adults have had bad breath, also known as halitosis, at some point in their lives. Dr. Mark S. Jefferies is a Herndon, VA dentist helping patients…

FAQ: What Causes Cavities?

Humans have two separate sets of teeth during their lifetimes: primary and secondary, or baby teeth and adult teeth. Once the adult teeth erupt, it’s important to take care of them, because they don’t come back. The most common threat…