Dr. Rishita Jaju, annually opens the doors of her Reston-area Smile Wonders pediatric dental practice to serve as the home for Give Kids a Smile® Day for free dental care each February. This is one of the ways they provide community service and participate in Dental Awareness Month campaign held by the American Dental Association. […]

Free Core Training Workshop

for our VivaTysons and VivaReston Readers We have received many questions about training the “core.” Doctors want us to keep our core strong to help protect our lower back and alleviate lower back pain. Coaches want our core strong so we can be more resilient to injury and enhance our athletic performance. Gym goers train […]

woman with personal trainer

Weight loss, especially fat loss, is probably the most common reason people exercise. As a result, one of the most frequent questions personal trainers get is “what is the best type of exercise to promote fat loss?” There are common misconceptions about exercise for fat loss, and there has been new thinking about this over […]

sleeping child sucking their thumb

the Standard of Care at Sunrise Orthodontics “Myo” is the medical prefix that stands for muscle. Orafacial Myofunctional Therapy, then, involves identifying and eliminating harmful habits or disorders relating to the muscles of the tongue, cheek, lips and jaw position. The therapy often is used in the correction of behavioral patterns, such as thumb-sucking. At […]

When you step in to the Let’s Smile Dental office at Fairfax Corner, the first thing you notice is the friendly, warm, and happy environment. It’s hard not to feel captivated by the creative decoration of the office. A time machine pops out from the wall, their “kid’s cove” is filled with animals and videogames, […]

Dr. Grande Performs Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Herndon, VA A dental breakthrough can correct receding gums without painful cutting and stitches – or the need to take time off from work for a recovery. This new and revolutionary Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique is quick, painless and can be done in the time it takes to […]

Dentofacial Orthopedic Approach Several studies have demonstrated the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), obesity, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, headaches and undeveloped maxilla (jaw growth) in children and adolescents. At Sunrise Orthodontics, Dr. Calkins evaluates and offer treatment alternatives for children with OSA; this is accomplished by making changes in the growth of the patient’s […]

While we know that eating a lot of processed and convenience food and not exercising can cause weight gain, there are other less obvious reasons. Lack of sleep:  When you don’t get enough sleep, it can affect your metabolism and lead to weight gain and obesity. People who sleep a short time were found in […]