Herndon, VA Dentist Blog

7 Signs You Should Schedule A Dentist Visit

While visiting the dentist is probably not first on your list of things to do, your body may be telling you otherwise. Herndon, VA dentist Dr. Mark S. Jefferies offers comprehensive dentistry for all ages, whether you need a regular…

Do You Know the Signs of Gum Disease?

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a common condition that affects half of American adults over age 30. In fact, it’s the leading cause of tooth loss in the developed world! In addition to affecting the teeth, gum disease has…

Laser Dentistry Makes Dental Procedures Easier and More Comfortable

Modern and advanced techniques are essential to providing the highest standard of dental care to help our patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. Soft tissues in the mouth require precise treatment, and Dr. Mark Jefferies is proud to offer laser dentistry…

4 Reasons Why People Get Dental Implants

Dental implants have many advantages over other tooth replacement alternatives such as dentures and bridges. What makes dental implants so popular over other options? Herndon, VA dentist Dr. Mark S. Jefferies offers dental implants to patients who are looking for…

Do You Know Your Teeth?

Our teeth play a large part in shaping our mouths, eating, talking, and smile. But how well do you know them? Do you know which one is a bicuspid and which is a molar? Dr. Mark Jefferies is a Herndon,…

How Does All-On-Four Work?

You can change your life in just one visit to our Herndon, VA dentist office. Dr. Mark Jefferies offers a revolutionary denture treatment that replaces a full arch of teeth in just one day. Using as few as four tiny…

Maintaining Your Dental Health During The Summer

It's easy to get carried away with vacation, traveling, and other festivals during the summer. With the changes in your routine, it's also easy to put your dental health on the back burner. In this post, we will explore some…

Are Bleeding Gums Normal?

 Some patients notice bleeding gums during routine brushing and flossing. If this is the case, bleeding gums are not normal. Bleeding gums is one of the most common signs of gum disease, a bacterial infection of the gums. Early diagnosis…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning?

Dental cleanings are an essential part of preventive dental care. To achieve a healthy smile, ideally, you should practice preventive dental care at home and in the dentist office. During a routine dental exam, also known as a preventive care…

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Have you ever wanted to improve the appearance of your smile? Maybe your teeth aren't as pearly white as they once were. Or maybe, you have a chipped tooth that is causing you to hide your smile. We all understand the…