Herndon, VA Dentist Blog

3 Signs It’s Time To Call The Dentist

Sometimes, it's difficult to know when to call the dentist's office and schedule your next appointment. As your trusted dentist in Herndon, VA, we want to provide some tips on maintaining your best oral health. Rest assured that when you…

How To Handle Common Dental Emergencies

When you experience a dental emergency, it's important that you know how to handle it and who to call for help. The best thing to do if you are experiencing a dental emergency is to stay calm and contact your…

COVID-19: A Message To Our Patients

Due to COVID-19, Dr. Jefferies has made a few changes to the way our office will operate. Please read this correspondence in its entirety so you are fully prepared for your upcoming appointment(s). Dear Friends and Family, We hope this…

3 Snacks To Avoid During Quarantine

As the COVID-19 crisis persists, many of our patients have had to postpone their preventative dental care appointments to a later date. As your trusted dentist in Herndon, VA, we wanted to provide some tips on how you can continue…

How Stress Affects Your Dental Health

The coronavirus pandemic is causing everyone, including our patients, unusually high amounts of stress right now. The stress from the pandemic alone can have negative effects on your smile. As your trusted dentist in Herndon, VA, we want to keep…

What are the Different Types of Cosmetic Dentistry?

Upgrading your smile requires a highly-trained cosmetic dentistry with experience in advanced dental techniques. Dr. Mark S. Jefferies is a Herndon, VA cosmetic dentistry offering several cosmetic dentistry treatments. Learn more about how to achieve your cosmetic goals with the…

How to Keep Your Dental Implants Healthy

Taking care of dental implants is very similar to taking care of natural teeth, which is one of the reasons why implants are such a popular treatment for missing teeth. Oral hygiene is just as important when you have dental…

The Benefits of Fluoride For Your Teeth

Many of the oral health products available in stores contain fluoride as an ingredient. It’s also commonly added to public water supplies due to its’ remarkable ability to combat tooth decay. You might be surprised to know that fluoride has…

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…