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Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Screening, 13 to 18 Years

It's important for your teen to continue to have regularly scheduled checkups. At each well-child visit, the doctor will check your teen's growth and development and examine him or her for possible problems.

Checks at well-child visits include:

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Dental checkups are recommended for all teens once or twice a year.

Other tests

Other tests may include:

For more information on the milestones of teen growth and development, see:

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Last Updated: October 28, 2012
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