Professional Hearing Center
Audiologists and Hearing & Balance Experts located throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Children often need special care and services for their smaller bodies as they grow. With pediatric ear, nose, and throat (ENT) services available at Professional Hearing Center in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, you can address head and neck conditions affecting your child and test, assess and monitor their hearing sensitivity. To explore pediatric ENT services for your child, call Professional Hearing Center or book an appointment online today.
What is pediatric ENT?
Pediatric ear, nose, and throat (ENT) is a specialty focusing on head and neck conditions, specifically involving the ears, nose, or throat in children. The kid-friendly team at Professional Hearing Center makes ENT care comfortable for children and helps you understand your child’s health as a parent. They can answer all of your questions regarding your child’s hearing and more.
The team at Professional Hearing Center can diagnose children with ENT conditions and provide effective, personalized treatment plans. They can also coordinate your child’s care with their primary care providers and other health professionals or specialists.
Which pediatric ENT services are available?
Professional Hearing Center offers several treatments and services specifically for children with ear, nose, and throat conditions or complications. When you bring your child in for an appointment, the team performs a brief evaluation and might recommend:
The results of a newborn screening can tell you if your newborn baby is deaf or hard of hearing. Since early intervention is often the key to their language development, every newborn should have a screening soon after birth.
Pediatric hearing tests
The team provides audiometry and several other tests to evaluate your child’s hearing in a way that they can easily follow and understand. They offer these tests to children of all ages.
Diagnosis and treatment of ENT conditions
Conditions like upper respiratory infections, vocal cord dysfunction, and swallowing issues are all included in pediatric ENT. The team at Professional Hearing Center accurately diagnoses your child and provides appropriate and effective treatment.
Treatments like cochlear implants and hearing aids can improve your child’s hearing if they have hearing problems. The team at Professional Hearing Center also provides cochlear implant testing to determine if your child is a candidate for the treatment.
Which ENT conditions commonly affect children?
A wide variety of ear, nose, and throat conditions can affect children. The team at Professional Hearing Center can help you better identify and understand them in your child. They often can assist in diagnosing and refer for treatment of the following conditions:
- Upper respiratory infections
- Ear infections
- Sore throat
- Vocal cord dysfunction
Without treatment, certain infections and health complications can lead to hearing problems. The team at Professional Hearing Center helps you relieve your child’s current discomfort and prevent the need for future treatment.
To book a pediatric ENT appointment for your child, call Professional Hearing Center or schedule an appointment online today.