Safe Sleep Saves Lives

American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Newborn Safe Sleep Ensuring a safe sleeping environment for newborns is paramount for their health and well-being. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has provided comprehensive guidelines to help parents and caregivers create a safe sleep environment for infants, reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and[…]

What is the best dental care routine for children?

Establishing a consistent dental routine for children, both in the morning and at night, is crucial for maintaining optimal oral health. These routines not only promote healthy teeth and gums but also instill good habits that can last a lifetime. Here’s a breakdown of a recommended morning and nighttime dental routine for children: Morning Dental[…]

The Importance of Dental Hygiene in Children

February is Dental Health Month! Dental hygiene in children is paramount for their overall health and well-being. Establishing good oral care habits from an early age sets the foundation for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Proper dental hygiene not only prevents dental problems but also contributes to a child’s confidence and social development.[…]

How to support friends and family who are struggling with mental health challenges:

Supporting a friend or family member who is struggling with their mental health is a crucial aspect of fostering a compassionate and understanding community. Mental health challenges can be overwhelming, and having a strong support system can make a significant difference in a person’s journey towards recovery. Here are several ways to support a friend[…]

Thriving Forward Podcast

The “Thriving Forward Podcast,” hosted by Drs. Sarah Collins-McGowan and Megan Lasaponara, serves as a beacon of inspiration and a valuable resource for the Rochester, NY community. Focused on non-profit organizations and their leaders, this podcast stands out for its commitment to shedding light on the impactful work being done locally and empowering individuals to[…]

Mental Health Awareness Day

January 23rd is Mental Health Awareness Day. Embracing Mental Health Awareness: A Call to Foster Compassion and Support In a world that is constantly evolving, it is crucial to recognize and prioritize the significance of mental health awareness. Mental health is an integral component of overall well-being, impacting how individuals think, feel, and navigate through[…]

The Measles: What you need to know.

There have been three recently confirmed Measles cases in Monroe County. These cases have caused distress and concern for many parents. This article will give you facts about measles, well-respected informational websites to use, and what to do if you think you may have been exposed. Measles is highly contagious. It is primarily transmitted by[…]

Area Dentists

Dental Practice Name Types of Medicaid Types of Medicaid Youngest Age Seen Offers Sedation   ACCEPTED NOT ACCEPTED     Eastman Dental Center Blue Choice Option, MVP Option, United Healthcare, Fee-for Service Medicaid Fidelis 1 year Yes 625 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 275-6051 Anthony Jordan Health Center Holland Street Blue Choice Option, MVP Option,[…]

Foodlink Curbside Markets Bring Fresh Food EVERYWHERE!

Foodlink Curbside Market Foodlink offers a multitude of programs and services throughout the Greater Rochester Area and surrounding counties. Not only are they a foodbank and distribution center to local food pantries and soup kitchens, but they have a multitude of other programs and services including their mobile Curbside Markets! According to the Foodlink website,[…]