Dan Jones DDS
Dr. Daniel P. Jones specializes in “Painless Dentistry”. He believes that making the dental experience as comfortable as possible is a key element in empowering each patient to take an active role in their oral health. His conservative approach to dental problems and his emphasis on painless dentistry, combined with the most modern treatments and technology, provide the most comprehensive and comfortable dentistry possible. Entrusted by his father, Dr. Paul Jones, with the wisdom of 42 years of experience treating the local community, Dr. Daniel P. Jones is dedicated to maintaining a long tradition of dental excellence in the DC area.
Education and Continuing Education
He is a proud alumnus of Howard University, where he obtained his B.S. degree in both Biology and Chemistry, and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Dan speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. Dr. Dan has been a part of the SW community for decades. He believes in being involved and being a part of the changes you want to see in your community. Dr. Dan was instrumental in funding the Waterfront Village where he served on the Board of Directors till 2021. He has also serves on the Board of ABRACE since 2017 and as the president since 2018. He is also on the Board of Natural Partners – a non-profit dedicated to Environment Conservation causes. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the D.C. Dental Society, and one of the founding members of the D.C. SPEAR study club and GWADS (Greater Washington Academy of Dental Studies).
Outside the Office
Dr. Dan is married to his beautiful wife for over 20 years, Lígia and together they have three beautiful children Rafa, Gabi and Lulu.
In his free time, Dr. Dan is an avid cyclist and a practitioner of the Japanese Martial Art of Shotokan Karate. Dr. Dan has been practicing Shotokan for over twenty years and holds a second degree black belt. Dr. Dan has also picked up the hobby of Winemaking during the pandemic and has created his own wine label – Pandemia for personal consumption with friends and family.
Dr. Dan is a firm believer in “paying it forward”. He has been involved in several Community engagement programs such as “Give Kids a Smile” with the DC Dental Society, Catholic Charities, Elementary schools Dental Hygiene Month lectures, S.O.M.E., Feed the Homeless to mention a few.
Dr. Dan has done Humanitarian Mission work. The latest was to Honduras where he and his brother (then his assistant, but now Dr. JJ) worked on a mission with the IHS (International Health Services). The HIS provides medical and dental care to the impoverished people of Honduras. Drs. Dan and JJ worked in the remote area of Honduras called La Mosquitia where they treated the native Central American people – the Miskito and Garifuna. Both brothers are looking forward to more annual Humanitarian Missions to underprivileged areas throughout the world…keep tuned.