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My Child Has a Wart: Now What?

Warts are harmless growths, but they can be unattractive or located in areas that are uncomfortable or even painful to your child. If your child has a wart, here’s what you can do.

Aug 1st, 2022
Myths and Facts About Flouride for Children

Fluoride offers protection from tooth decay and makes your children’s teeth stronger. There’s lots of misinformation out there about fluoride and its safety. Here are some myths and facts that you need to know about this important tooth treatment.

Jul 1st, 2022
Why Are Vaccinations Important for Kids?

One of the best things you can do for your child is to keep them up to date on all their vaccinations. Here’s why vaccinations are so important to your child’s long-term well-being.

Jun 1st, 2022
Five Common Causes of Childhood Tooth Decay

It’s not just carelessness about brushing and flossing that causes tooth decay in children. Diet, family habits, and genetics all play a role in whether your child will end up with early cavities. Here are five major causes of tooth decay in kids.

May 1st, 2022
How to Keep Warts From Spreading

Children are especially susceptible to developing warts. These skin growths are generally harmless but can be aesthetically displeasing and even painful. Here’s how to prevent warts from spreading and make the ones your child does have disappear.

Apr 1st, 2022
How Does ADHD Affect Self-Esteem?

ADHD can affect a child’s self-esteem as they grow into an adult. They may suffer criticism from others for years, and each day is full of challenges. Here’s how you can help your child’s mental health when they have ADHD.

Mar 1st, 2022
The Dangers of Diarrhea in Children

Diarrhea is a common ailment in children, especially those under 5 years old. Here’s when to worry about a case of diarrhea and what to do to avoid any complications.

Feb 1st, 2022
When to Schedule a Sick Visit and When to Go to the ER

When your child is injured or doesn’t feel well, prompt medical care is important. How extensive and immediate that care needs to be depends on your child and their symptoms. Here’s when to schedule a sick visit and when to head to the ER.

Jan 1st, 2022
Will My Child's Crossed Eyes Resolve on Their Own?

In most cases, crossed eyes in babies are normal, as their muscles develop and learn to focus. But, crossed eyes in older babies and toddlers could indicate a possible vision or medical issue. Here’s when to seek a consultation for crossed eyes.

Nov 1st, 2021
Is Strep Throat Serious?

Strep throat is quite common and very treatable with antibiotics. Gone untreated, though, it can lead to complications. Here’s why you should take this bacterial infection seriously.

Oct 1st, 2021
Freeze Off Your Warts With Liquid Nitrogen

Warts may be common in kids, but that doesn’t mean they have to tolerate them. Cryotherapy effectively removes warts so your child doesn’t have to suffer the embarrassment and discomfort of these growths. We share how this treatment works.

Sep 1st, 2021
Defend Your Child's Teeth With Fluoride Treatments

You want your child to have a gleaming smile and strong teeth for a lifetime. Fluoride treatments help prevent cavities that get in the way of a beautiful smile. Learn why this is an oral care step your kids need.

Aug 1st, 2021
What Vaccines Does My Child Need?

Children receive vaccines and booster shots at different stages of development. Find out which vaccines your child needs now to provide protection from devastating illnesses.

Jul 27th, 2021
Tips for Recognizing a Stye (and What to Do About It)

A stye can look alarming. This inflamed eyelid bump can result in swelling and cause your child to complain about pain, but it’s usually harmless. Here’s to know when your child has a stye and how you can care for it at home.

May 5th, 2021
When a Rash Requires Medical Care

If your child develops a rash that itches, causes pain, or just looks angry, it may need medical attention. Here’s when to come in and what we can do to help.

Apr 13th, 2021
First Aid Tips for Parents of Small Children

It’s inevitable. Your child is going to fall down or suffer a scrape, a cut, or even a bump on the head. Here’s how to manage minor injuries at home and when to contact the doctor.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Is My Child Stuck With Warts for Life?

Kids tend to get warts more often than adults. Although they’re not a medical emergency, warts can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Luckly, they’re easily removed so your child will be wart-free for the future.

Feb 23rd, 2021
I Think My Child Has a Hearing Problem

Proper hearing affects your child’s language, social interactions, and speech skills. If you suspect hearing loss, early intervention is essential to help them reach full potential. Here’s when to suspect a hearing problem and what to do about it.

Jan 13th, 2021
What You Should Know About Fluoride

You’ve heard how important fluoride is when it comes to dental health, but wonder if it’s really safe for your child? Learn the facts about this mineral and understand why fluoride treatments should be a part of your child’s pediatric care.

Dec 9th, 2020
Are Your Child's Vaccinations Up to Date?

Vaccinations prevent major disease from affecting your child’s well-being and may even save their life. Don’t fall behind on their vaccination schedule. If you need to bring your child’s vaccines up to date, we can help.

Nov 1st, 2020
Telltale Signs of Strep Throat

Although a sore throat is a major sign of strep throat, not every sore throat indicates that you have this bacterial infection. Here’s how to know when you should suspect strep throat and get tested right away.

Sep 7th, 2020
The Benefits of Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride supports the health of teeth and prevents cavities. Simple topical treatments are incredibly helpful to children who are at risk for developing cavities.

Aug 18th, 2020
3 Common Vision Conditions in Kids

Your child’s vision is a crucial part of their overall health and quality of life. Children can develop issues with their vision that require care. Here are some of the most common vision problems in kids.

Jul 21st, 2020
How to Help Your Child Through Doctor's Office Jitters

Sometimes kids express worry, or have a full-on meltdown, at the prospect of visiting the pediatrician. You may not be able to take away all their fears, but you can help them manage anxiety so the visit is successful.

May 26th, 2020
Myths and Facts about Vaccines

Is it time for your child’s vaccinations? Are you hesitating because of concerns raised by posts online or comments from people you know? Learn the myths and facts about vaccines so you can make the safest choice for your child.

Dec 1st, 2019
Signs Your Child Could Have a Hearing Problem

Hearing problems are commonly overlooked in children, but early detection can prevent developmental problems. Learn about the signs that indicate your child might have a hearing problem.

Nov 1st, 2019
What's a Well-Child Visit?

Sure, every parent knows the importance of getting medical care when their child is sick. But well-child visits are important, too — really important. Here's why.

Aug 1st, 2019
Helping Your Child Cope With ADHD

Children with ADHD are often misunderstood as troublemakers, but in reality, they just need a bit of help. To help your child cope with ADHD, along with the rest of your family, consider these tips and methods.

Jul 8th, 2019
Best Treatment Options for Warts

Warts are fairly common, but they can still cause embarrassment, pain, and other problems. Understanding all your treatment options is the first step in helping your child get the best and most appropriate care.

Apr 2nd, 2019
5 Signs Your Child Could Be Suffering From ADHD

Knowing the most common signs of ADHD means your child can get the care he or she needs to thrive — and you can get the support you need to cope. Here are the five top signs to look for.

Mar 1st, 2019
How a Fluoride Treatment Can Help Protect Your Children's Teeth

Tooth enamel is super hard, but it's still vulnerable to acids that can make it easier for cavities to form. Having routine fluoride treatments is a great way to prevent cavities and help your child enjoy better oral health throughout their lifetime.

Jan 9th, 2019
How Long Is Strep Throat Contagious?

Strep throat is a common childhood illness, but that doesn't make it any less challenging to deal with. Strep throat comes with a number of unpleasant symptoms, and you'll need to keep your child home from school or daycare. How long does it last?

Oct 31st, 2018
Why Your Child Needs a Flu Shot Every Year

Flu season is upon us once again, and you may not realize it, but the flu can cause serious illness in your child. Many children are sickened and hospitalized with the flu every year. Annual protection is the best weapon.

Sep 28th, 2018
Add Omega-3s to Your Child’s Diet

They are bioactive molecule that selectively concentrate in the brain and have profound effects on all parts of the body and is very important for maintaining good cardiovascular health and healthy immune system.

Jun 24th, 2015