Early Disease Detection (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Screening, 6 to 10 Years
It's important for your child to continue to have regularly scheduled checkups (usually once a year). At each well-child visit, your child's doctor will check to see whether your child is growing and developing as expected. The goal is to find out early if your child has any problems that could affect his or her health and well-being.
Checks at well-child visits include:
Other tests may include:
Regular dental checkups are recommended for all children.
For more information on the milestones of early childhood growth and development, see the topic Growth and Development, Ages 6 to 10 Years.
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