In my first role as a child life specialist, I provided support to pediatric patients in a large surgery center, where anywhere from 40-90 patients per day were treated for surgeries as routine as having tonsils removed or as complex as brain surgery.
Going to a hospital or other medical practice can sometimes be intimidating, especially for children. So how do we help kids feel more comfortable in these spaces?
Halloween is just around the corner, and there’s no sweeter way to celebrate than by giving back to the community you know and love!
What if there were a day dedicated to spreading kindness and smiles? Well, World Smile Day is coming up on October 7th, and it’s based on exactly that.
Dental Hygiene Month happens every October, and it’s an excellent time to remind patients just how important professional dental cleanings are to their oral health.
Halloween is HUGE in the kid world: one amazing night dedicated to lots of spooky fun and sweet treats! But with those sweet treats comes a parade of sugar bugs on their tiny teeth.