The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups for Kiddos
We know—most of us don’t like going to the dentist. But just because we don’t like it, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it! And sometimes, getting our kiddos to the dentist can be a real struggle! Dental exams are vital for a dentist to detect any signs of tooth decay and cavities in a kid’s mouth. The more regularly they are checked, the less likely an issue will get out of hand and evolve into a larger problem.
This month is National Snacking Month and while we’re all about eating some cookies and potato chips, we know that a healthy snack is better for our body. So, while we can indulge occasionally in tasty, not-so-healthy snacks, we can also enjoy and savor some healthy snacks.
Did you know, according to the American Thyroid Association, almost 60% of those with a thyroid disease aren’t aware they have this condition? This seems to be reason enough to have your thyroid checked each year during your wellness physical at one of our health center sites.
The Health Center is excited to welcome Certified Nurse Midwife Marie Gerecke, MS to our practice! Marie has recently relocated back to Knox County and is excited to serve the community where she grew up.
Our Mission We are committed to the health of the community by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illness, and protecting the community.
Our Vision To continue to be a leader in public health by addressing community issues through proactive and innovative solutions so that all residents may experience optimal health and a safe environment.