Herndon, VA Dentist Blog

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…

Cosmetic Dental Procedures with Dr. Jefferies

Cosmetic dental treatments appear more natural and better made and more durable than ever before, and with all of the new advancements in dental technology, cosmetic procedures are on the rise. Dentists like Dr. Mark S. Jefferies in Herndon, VA …

These 3 Bad Oral Health Habits Can Damage Teeth

Do you sometimes find yourself chewing ice, biting your nails, or even brushing your teeth too hard? Patient health and safety is our priority here at Dr. Mark S. Jefferies’ Herndon, VA dental office. We understand how important it is…

Should I Get Dental Implants?

Patients who are dealing with missing teeth now have several treatment options available, but one treatment stands apart. Dental implants are a popular missing tooth replacement solution due to their durability, ease of care, and natural appearance. Dr. Mark S.…

Why is Laser Dentistry So Effective?

Many patients have a fear of the dentist because they’re afraid of painful procedures with a long recovery time. Now, with laser dentistry, Dr. Mark Jefferies in Herndon VA can offer pain-free dentistry with minimal recovery time for a variety…

Top 5 Benefits of Dental Crowns

Over time, you may notice that your teeth are starting to decay or perhaps they became damaged as a result of an injury. If the tooth is salvageable, your dentist can work with you and give you some options, such…

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…