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At Sun Pediatrics, our focus is on each child’s wellness and fostering peace-of-mind for every parent.

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Why do Toddlers Grind Their Teeth? Reasons and Preventions

As a parent, you must have noticed your toddler moving their mouth while sleeping. It produces the sound of grinding or clacking as their teeth rub together.  All these signs lead to the fact that your little one might be grinding their teeth. In medical terminology, this condition is called bruxism.  The University of Michigan … Read more

Sugar and Kids

Guidelines from the American Heart Association This is a reminder to cut back on the sugar, parents. In a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, a committee of doctors issued conclusions about the association of sugar and kids: Strong evidence supports the association of added sugars with increased cardiovascular disease risk in children. The … Read more

More Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids

Looking for more resources and tips for raising safe and healthy kids? This short list covers all the basics, with some links for more detailed information! Get Check-ups and Vaccinations Routine check-ups, including dental and eye exams, help identify ways to stay healthy, provide the opportunity to receive preventive services, and help find health problems … Read more

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In her article for the Academy, Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN offers some healthy ways … Read more

Your New Alpharetta Pediatrician

Sun Pediatrics Alpharetta Your new Alpharetta pediatrician is Sun Pediatrics. Sun opens a new location in Alpharetta today for appointments beginning in March. With 2 locations in Cobb County, we’re growing in north Atlanta to keep kids happy and healthy. We specialize in providing comprehensive pediatric medical care (sick, preventative, and well) from birth through … Read more

Choosing a Pediatrician

When choosing a pediatrician, you might first start by finding one who is on your insurance plan and serving your area. You might also see ads or promotions for pediatricians that are accepting new patients. And of course, you’ll always discover recommendations from friends and family members. But really, the best way to find a … Read more

The Importance of Pediatrician Wellness Checkups

Keeping children safe and healthy is one of the most important tasks of any parent. And one of the best ways to do this is to commit your children to regular pediatrician wellness checkups. Regular visits to the pediatrician will ensure your children grow and develop as they should. Why are Regular Pediatric Checkups Important? … Read more

Share Holiday Fun with the Kids

School is nearly out and the holiday season is soon to begin! Baking cookies is the perfect project for sharing holiday fun with the kids. You will definitely satisfy your holiday sweet tooth and keep the kids entertained, as well. This short video highlights how simple and easy this project is. Baking Holiday Cookies with … Read more

How Much Sleep Does A Child Need?

At Sun Pediatrics, your child’s health and well-being is our top priority. We consider every component of your child’s day-to-day activity and how they can best benefit from healthy lifestyle choices. A question we get quite frequently is “how much sleep does a child need?” In this post we are going to discuss the importance … Read more

Antibiotics for Children

Antibiotics can be miracle drugs but they also have risks. Poor prescribing and use practices are putting patients at unnecessary risk for preventable allergic reactions, super-resistant infections, and C.difficile infections (deadly diarrhea). Antibiotics can fight infections and save lives when used at the right place, at the right time, and for the right duration.However, the … Read more

Our New Alpharetta location

Exciting things are happening at Sun Pediatrics, and we want to share some important news with you. Loyalty from customers like you has fueled continued growth, allowing us to open a new location in Alpharetta located on Morris road

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Rapid Covid Testing for Children
East Cobb

Rapid PCR Results in 20 minutes. Testing by appointment only.

Pfizer Covid Vaccine is now available for all ages 12 and older including parents. Covid Vaccines open to the public including non-patients.

Call 678-501-5601 to schedule, see FAQ here.