HEALTH & WELLNESS

Be the solution for teens in crises Teens are under enormous pressure to succeed both academically and socially. Social media also heightens feelings of inadequacy by making everything and everyone seem perfect, and trying to live up to these high standards can lead to depression and other mental health issues. Once a person feels overwhelmed […]

All of us who live and work in Northern Virginia are extremely fortunate to have top dental practitioners who have chosen this area to deliver their quality services. Whether you are looking for a dentist specializing in smile makeovers, dental implants, or oral & maxillofacial surgery, you can trust the individuals that are profiled in […]

Periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO) is a type of clinical procedure that combines selective incisions of the bone surrounding the teeth, bone grafting where needed, and the application of orthodontic forces (i.e. braces). This procedure takes advantage of the bone healing pattern known as the regional acceleratory phenomenon (RAP) in which more invasive dental procedures […]

Juice is refreshing and can be very delicious. Sadly, juice is not necessary for a balanced diet due to its very high sugar content and acidity. When consumed frequently, juice can become a contributor to one of the leading causes of tooth decay in children. High levels of sugar content found in juice can be […]

Aria MediSpa, Yoga & Wellness Center provides an authentic European spa experience right here in Northern Virginia. Unique and effective treatments will take you on a fascinating journey of discovery to optimal health. Fresh orchids welcome you at the entrance. From the soothing Serenity Zone to the Himalayan rock salt-walled heated yoga studio, you will […]

With the end of the year approaching, it is time to make sure you take advantage of the dental benefits that you have invested into your child’s dental insurance policy. On average, the yearly maximum is renewed every calendar year on January 1st of each year. Unfortunately, insurance companies do not allow you to roll […]

Why is important to know if your child is snoring? Is their face developing correctly? Does their airway have the anatomical support needed? Why the initiative to create the Facial and Airway Development Center? Nothing is more beautiful than seeing your child grow, arising to new opportunities while maintaining their health. However, when your child […]

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE SPECIALTIES OF: Pediatric Dental Medicine, Sleep Medicine & Orthodontics Dr. Rishita Jaju, specialist in pediatric dentistry gives Dr. Calkins and our community  her insight into the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing, pediatric dentistry and the specialty of orthodontics.