We are Jones Family Dentistry in Fairfax, Virginia
Hello! We’d like to introduce ourselves to you so that you’ll be able to familiarize yourself with our staff’s excellent training, professional credentials, and work experience, more importantly, we hope this helps you relax and feel more comfortable with us when we see you in our office.
Dr. Richard Jones
Dr. Richard Jones was born and raised in Danville, Virginia. He attended Hampden-Sydney College, where he graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Biology. Dr. Jones then obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Immediately following dental school, Dr. Jones completed a one year Advanced Education for General Dentistry residency program at VCU.
Dr. Jones practices all aspects of general dentistry. He has over 10 years of private practice experience and loves working with patients of all ages, including children. Dr. Jones enjoys the challenges of working with children and making sure they have a positive experience while in the office. He also enjoys the challenges of treating adults with complex cases and making sure his patients know all of their treatment options so that they can obtain the smile they have always wanted.
Dr. Jones is actively involved in the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society and a Spear Dental Study Club in Northern Virginia. He is a constant learner and enjoys taking as much Continuing Education possible to stay up to date with the latest techniques in Dentistry (in fact, he consistently attends at least 60 hours of CE per year, which is 3 times the standard requirement.)
In his free time, Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, whom he met while in dental school and who is a practicing orthodontist (owner/orthodontist of Merrifield Orthodontics) in Falls Church, Va. They have an almost 3 year old son, Richie, and just welcomed their second child, a beautiful healthy girl, in January 2020. He also enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, skiing, fishing, and playing with his 7 lb rescue Shih Tzu, Josie.
Certified Dental Assistant
Lafonda is a certified Dental Assistant and is also Nationally Board Certified. As a Dental Assistant, her experience spans many years. She attended J. Sargent Reynolds Community College/MCV Dental School in Richmond, VA. Lafonda is blessed with a husband, two sons, and a daughter-in-law. She’s been with Dr. Jones & Dr. Sellers since 2013 and feels that it’s been a great place to work. Everyone here is like family. Her past-time activities include church, movies, friends and family.
Anne has been a Dental Hygienist for 27 years and has worked for Dr. Jones & Dr. Sellers since May 1990. She graduated with the dental hygiene class of 1984 from Northern Virginia Community College and has continued to stay up-to-date with the dental hygiene field through many continuing education classes. Anne is proud to be the mother of of two wonderful daughters and the grandmother of one perfect grandson. Jen is 34. She and her husband live in Pittsburgh and have one son, Zachary. Alexandra is 17 and attends Stuart High School. Anne is a graduate of Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, VA, and a member of St. James Catholic Church. She enjoys working in Dr. Jones & Dr. Sellers’ office because everyone there is like family!
Liz has been working as a Dental Hygienist for 31 years, graduating from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1981. She lives in Fairfax with her husband John, where they are raising five children. Liz has worked for Dr. Jones & Dr. Sellers since October of 2005. She enjoys the relaxed atmosphere that makes his office an easy place to be.