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Dr. Rishita Jaju | Acclaimed Pediatric Dentist

Pediatric Dentist in Reston, VA

Dr. Rishita Jaju

Board-certified Pediatric Dentist, Educator, Recognized Dental Laser Expert

Loved by kids | Trusted by Parents

Dr. Rishita Jaju is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She has acheived the Advanced Laser Proficiency Certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry.  Her expertise in using Waterlaser safely and effectively is recognized by the World Clinical Laser Institute with their highest Mastership Certification.

She received her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington, DC where she continues to serve as a clinical faculty. She has been active in research related to newborn pain management, children with special needs and craniofacial anomalies such as cleft lip and palate, since her dental studies at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. As a CNMC LEND Fellow (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities), she gained a unique perspective into the lives and treatment of children with medical or behavioral special needs such as  Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Downs Syndrome, Neural tube defects, Epilepsy, traumatic brain injury and various genetic defects.

Dr. Rishita routinely receives referrals of even the most challenging cases from pediatricians, lactation consultants and other dentists. She feels blessed to have earned a range of professional accolades and the respect of her professional peers.

Dr. Rishita Jaju Award

Dr. Jaju is well published in many areas of pediatric dentistry including care for patients with special needs, behavior guidance, esthetic dentistry, pain management, and laser dentistry. She has provided numerous seminars and training for introducing and promoting the benefits of lasers applications in dentistry to area general dentists, pediatricians, lactation consultants and speech pathologists.

Dr. Rishita stays involved with organized dentistry and serves as one of the Board Members of Academy of Laser Dentistry. In the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, she has not only been selected as member of the Council of Clinical Affairs but she is also one of the members of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Her passion for community service led her to become a volunteer team dentist for Operation Smile Missions to Vietnam and India and help with care for children born with cleft lip and palate.

LCCC - 2 community leadership finalist Leadership Arlington Leesburg 40 under 40 Aug 2015 - 2 Operation Smile photo


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Our staff members are hand-picked by Dr. Rishita and committed to providing a positive and educational appointment for each family.

Each member is experienced and specially trained in the art of pediatric laser dentistry, customer service and their role as a part of our team.

We maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education, but we value your trust and satisfaction as highest mark of our credentials.

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