Why does my child need a vision exam if she’s had a school screening?

Yes, she still needs a comprehensive eye exam from an optometrist with the training and equipment to detect the full range of potential childhood vision issues. Vision screenings at school typically only test for nearsightedness and are not capable of identifying more serious eye conditions. One in four children may have a vision issue that … Continue reading Why does my child need a vision exam if she’s had a school screening?

You Asked: Common Questions About Kids’ Dental and Eye Care

We get questions all the time about how to keep children’s teeth and eyes healthy for life. Here are some of the questions we commonly see. And, as always, don’t hesitate to reach out to your child’s dentist and eye doctor with questions. HOW OFTEN DOES MY CHILD NEED TO SEE THE DENTIST? The American … Continue reading You Asked: Common Questions About Kids’ Dental and Eye Care

Worry-free dental care for children

Access to high quality, affordable dental care is an important part of a child’s growing up. From the moment that the first tooth appears, a child should receive regular dental care to ensure that their teeth remain clean and healthy! That’s why we are dedicated to providing preventive and comprehensive dental care services to children … Continue reading Worry-free dental care for children

Three reasons gymnastics helps boys play in other sports

Hockey, soccer and football seasons are now underway… but have you thought about gymnastics season? Your son may live and breathe hockey – on the ice a few days a week, watching the games on TV whenever possible, and playing street hockey, or basement/living room hockey. And that love of a sport is great thing! … Continue reading Three reasons gymnastics helps boys play in other sports

6 signs your child may need to go to the dentist

Your child’s dental health is important to your child’s overall health and well-being. Regular dental care, including check-ups every six months, is an important aspect to ensure good dental health. If your child is past due for a dental cleaning, it is important to get that preventive visit scheduled right away. With that said, sometimes … Continue reading 6 signs your child may need to go to the dentist