Category: Dr. Mom

Arsenic in juice?

I had an interesting question from a patient’s mother the other day in clinic. She had read a recent article in the Dayton Daily News regarding arsenic in different juices. She was asking me about the need to test her … Continue reading

Yay! No cavities!

We had a dentist appointment today. Audrey’s second visit, and her first cleaning. I was kind of dreading the visit when she woke up saying, “No mommy, I don’t want to go to dentist, I don’t want them to look … Continue reading

A defining moment

Today was memorable. A lesson learned as a doctor… a heart pang as a mom. My Audrey had to have her blood drawn today. Not just a finger stick but a real, in the vein, blood draw. I think my … Continue reading

Meet Dr. Mom

Hello! I love my job. Both of them actually! My name is Melissa King, DO (Doctor of Osteopathy). I am a pediatrician (kid doctor) at Children’s Health Clinic at The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton in Dayton, OH. I work … Continue reading

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