As a parent, you wait with baited breath for your child's first word. In fact, you may find yourself encouraging momma over daddy or vice versa. When that first word is delayed, hard to understand, or even absent, anxiety can set in. Pediatric speech therapy can help a child who is struggling to speak to communicate more effectively. In addition, it can help a parent learn tactics that positively reinforce a child's attempts at speech. [Read More]
Are Dental Implants Suitable For Kids Who Are Missing Permanent Teeth?
Dental implants are commonly used to replace teeth that are permanently missing, but are they always the best option for missing teeth? If you have a child who is missing several permanent teeth, you may wonder if dental implants would be a good option to replace these teeth. Here are three things you should understand about missing teeth in kids and dental implants. Can kids get dental implants? A child's jawbone is not fully developed until he or she reaches a certain age. [Read More]
You Could Be Impairing Your Preschooler By Ignoring Their Vision Problem
If you feel like your preschooler is falling behind developmentally, it's important to make sure there isn't a problem with their vision. Up to 10 percent of preschool aged children may have vision problems, and catching and correcting the issue right away is going to be the key to dealing with it and helping your child. There are a few signs that you may think are caused by other conditions, or that you think are just part of being a child, that actually indicate there is a vision issue. [Read More]
What You Should Know About Tummy Tucks
Many people all over the United States are in pursuit of that perfect body. And if you are among them, you may be considering getting yourself a tummy tuck to help flatten your belly and get rid of some of the excess skin you have. But, before you run off to the plastic surgeon to get your consultation and schedule your surgery, make sure you have all of the facts about tummy tucks. [Read More]