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The Dentists & Team

Introducing Your Dental Team

Yosh Jefferson, DMD

Originally from Mount Holly, NJ, Dr. Yosh Jefferson earned his DMD from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then served in the US Navy Dental Corp for three years before establishing his private practice in Westampton in 1982. Dr. Jefferson holds membership with:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry – Mastership*
  • International Association for Orthodontics – Board Diplomate*
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain - Fellow*
  • American College of Dentists-Fellow*
  • International College of Dentists - Fellow*

* Honor designation not currently recognized by ADA

In his career, Dr. Jefferson was past president of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry and International Association for Orthodontics. He served on the AGD Council on Legislation, AGD Strategic Advancement Committee, NJ ADA Legislative Council, and is a consultant for the NJ State Board of Dentistry. Dr. Jefferson was also editor of the International Journal of Orthodontics, and his work has been published in national and international journals. He lectures nationally and internationally on the diagnosis and treatment for facial beauty and its enormous effect on total health and wellness. Read his published article on facial beauty and its biologic significance. He offers treatment in functional orthodontics, TMD/migraines, sleep apnea, and major oral rehabilitation and cosmetic dentistry.

Apart from his professional life, Dr. Jefferson enjoys time with his wife, Millie. They have two children, son, Daven, and daughter, Kelsey. Photography is a special interest, and he enjoys skiing, tennis, and going to the gym to stay healthy and fit.

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Ruth C. Megill, DDS

Dr. Megill has been with Jefferson Dental since 1995. She hails from Mt. Holly, New Jersey. She earned her BS in biology from Moravian College in Pennsylvania, then graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1981. Since 1987, Dr. Megill has been part of our talented dental team. In 1988, she completed a postgraduate program at Comprehensive Orthodontic Institute*, and she continues to pursue advanced education in the latest dental techniques. Besides offering comprehensive dental treatment, Dr. Megill offers treatment in functional orthodontics and she is certified in Invisalign clear braces.

Her husband of 30 years, Jack, is a research biologist at BM Squibb in Pennington. Together, the Megills raised three children, Lucinda, Heather, and Scott, of whom they are particularly proud. Away from the office, Dr. Megill enjoys gardening and reading. She’s also a very good cook.

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Blanca Soto-Aguilar, DMD

Dr. Soto came straight from a general dentistry residency program to Jefferson Dental. She has been with the practice for since 2002. She is a New Jersey native, Dr. Soto-Aguilar calls Mount Laurel home. She earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Rutgers University, and was trained as a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In her pursuit of post-graduate education, Dr. Soto-Aguilar completed a one year residency at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ. She has been a valuable asset to our practice at Jefferson Dental since 2002. Dr. Soto-Aguilar is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and is also certified to provide Invisalign clear braces to our patients. Dr. Soto speaks fluent Spanish, and has excellent rapport with our Spanish-speaking clients.

She and her husband, Juan, have two children, Xianna and Xavier. The family enjoys going camping and canoeing together in their free time.

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Millie Jefferson, Business Administrator

Millie has been with Jefferson Dental since from the onset of its establishment. As Business Administrator, she enjoys keeping our office running smoothly. She has wonderful people skills in dealing with patients who may have questions or concerns. Millie appreciates that our team works well together, with a positive attitude and sincere dedication to our patients. She and Dr. Jefferson have built our practice from the ground up. After work, Millie spends time at the gym, on the computer, and reading. She enjoys visiting her grown up children.

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Christine Shiffer, Head Dental Hygienist

Christine has worked at Jefferson Dental since 1984. She graduated from Temple University and was honored with the Morris W. Rudnik Award for oral pediatrics. Christine is proud to work with a great team of dental professionals. She enjoys learning about and using state-of-the-art dental technology. Every day, she looks forward to coming to work and seeing her familiar – and new – patients.

In her free time, Christine enjoys gardening, dancing, and watching football. She and her husband, John, who works at NJTPA, have three children in college. Christine’s mother still lives in town, so the family enjoys getting together on the weekends.

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Sandy Richardson, Head Dental Assistant

Sandy has been with us since 1995, and we are privileged to have her serve as our head dental assistant. She attended BCC and has a passion for educating patients, meeting new people, and working with our talented team.

She and her husband, Jim, have two children, Brianna and Chelsea. Outdoors, Sandy likes quad riding, boating, and sitting on the beach. At home, she enjoys gardening in the company of her kitten, Babie.

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Jenit Rodriguez, Business Manager

Jenit has been with Jefferson Dental Since 2001. She grew up in Bristol, PA, and has training in medical assisting. Entering the dental field in 1993, Jenit became a member of our staff in 2001. She’s tasked with keeping the office organized and serves our patients efficiently. Jenit considers her colleagues and our patients her family and enjoys the relationships built here at Jefferson Dental. Married since 1995, Jenit and her husband have two lovely daughters. She speaks fluent Spanish, and has been a tremendous asset and welcoming to our Spanish-speaking clients.

In her free hours, Jenit spends quality time with her wonderful family and friends and likes traveling to new places.

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Barbara Gaffney, Business Manager

Barbara has been with Jefferson Dental since 1997. Originally from Philadelphia, she has worked in the dental field since 1982. A decade of that time was spent as a dental assistant after earning an associate degree. Paired with her knowledge of patient care, her years of experience in administration have made Barbara an excellent patient resource.

In her time away from the office, Barbara enjoys travel, reading, and swimming. She and her husband Tim have two children, Michael and Amanda.

...And the rest of the wonderful and friendly staff at Jefferson Dental!

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