The Basics of Pediatric Immunization

Immunization (vaccination) is a way of creating immunity to certain diseases by using small amounts of a killed or weakened microorganism that causes the particular disease. Babies are born with protection against certain diseases because antibodies from their mothers were passed to them through the placenta. After birth, breastfed babies get the continued benefits of … Continue reading The Basics of Pediatric Immunization

Bruxism in Children

When you look in on your sleeping child, you want to hear the sounds of sweet dreams: easy breathing and perhaps an occasional sigh. But some parents hear the harsher sounds of gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, which is very common in Children. Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or … Continue reading Bruxism in Children

Most Common Speech Disorders

Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), also called speech and language therapist or speech therapist, who specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of Speech Disorders, cognition, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders. Speech disorders affect verbal fluency and the articulation of sounds, that is, … Continue reading Most Common Speech Disorders

Meet Our Children’s and General Dentist: Patricia Filippi

Dra. Patricia Filippi is the dentist for children and adults at Turo Park Medical Center. Dra. FIlippi obtained her dental degree from the University of Barcelona with a postgraduate degree in prosthetics and occlusion.  She is dedicated to providing general dental care to both children and adults, with equal enthusiasm. She is an experienced doctor … Continue reading Meet Our Children’s and General Dentist: Patricia Filippi

Meet Our Pediatritian: Dra. María Dolores Terradas

Dra. María Dolores Terradas is the pediatitian at Turo Park Medical Center. Dra. Terradas graduated in Medicine in Barcelona in 1986, and obtained the specialty in Pediatrics in 1992. She continued her training with a two years Fellowship program in Pediatric Intensive Care in Houston, and one-year Registrar program at the New Children’s Hospital in … Continue reading Meet Our Pediatritian: Dra. María Dolores Terradas