NOVA Dental11872 Sunrise Valley Dr., Ste 101, Reston VA 20191
(571) 313-1535

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Richard Sun

Dr. Richard Sun Dr. Richard Sun is a distinguished and highly respected dentist, that has been serving the dental needs of the DC metro area for over 20 years now.  He received his BS in Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and continued his studies toward a dental doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago Dental School.  While at dental school, Dr. Sun was selected to a periodontal externship focusing on periodontal surgery. 

Dr. Sun’s personal approach to dentistry, along with his detailed pursuit of excellence has established him as a health care provider that you can trust and depend on for the utmost quality of care.  He has been recognized as one of the top dentists in the Washington DC Area designated by Washingtonian Magazine and America's "Top Dentist" by the Consumer's Research Council.

Dr. Sun stresses advanced education to pursue the latest techiniques and technologies in both general and cosmetic dentistry.  His participation and passion allows him to provide the most comprehensive care, from simple fillings to implant placement. 

Dr. Sun prides himself on really listening to every patient, and forming treatment plans to fit their needs.  He views every patient, as a patient for life and values their commitment to proper care.  Dr. Sun is fluent in both English and Chinese Mandarin.

Dr. Sun’s life is highlighted by his beautiful wife and 3 lovely daughters. 

He enjoys playing sports like basketball, golf and tennis.  Is an avid traveler and cherishes every minute he gets to spend with his family.

Dr. Sun is an active member of:

  • Advanced Education at Dawson Academy and Spear Education
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • Southern Maryland Dental Society
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dr. April Kwan

Dr. April Kwan Dr. April Kwan is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, TX where she was President of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity and received the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry. She grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland and went to Rice University in Houston, TX for her bachelor degree.

As a provider, Dr. Kwan is dedicated to providing quality, patient-centered, comprehensive care. She believes in focusing on prevention and patient education in order to help patients help themselves in taking control of their oral health. Her compassionate attitude and calm demeanor allow even the most anxious patient feel at ease in the dental chair. She is fluent in both English and Mandarin and will happily explain the reasoning behind treatment in either language.

Dr. Kwan believes that to be a great dentist is to be a lifelong learner and is an active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, and Spear Education to continue pursuing new skills and keep up to date on the ever-evolving dental profession.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kwan is passionate about helping others and dedicates much of her free time to community service in various organizations. She also enjoys running outside with her puppy, going hiking and camping, cooking, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling as much as she can.

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