Child & Teen Checkups

Child and Teen Checkups

Free Checkups -At the Doctor, Dentist or Eye Doctor

Crow Wing County’s Child and Teen Checkups program offers free (yes, FREE!) medical, dental and vision checkups to Crow Wing County residents who are age 20 or younger and enrolled in Medical Assistance. Contact a participating provider to set up an appointment today!

Select link to learn more about what to look for if you have concerns about your teen's mental we

What’s included in a free Child and Teen Checkup?

Child and Teen Checkups include:

  • Checks on growth and development
  • Complete physical exam
    • Hearing and vision checks
    • Lab tests
    • immunizations
  • Information about good physical and mental health
  • high risk behavior assessment
  • referral to the dentist and fluoride varnishing

When to get a Checkup?

Your child should get a checkup

  • At 0 to 1,2,4,6,9,12,15,18,24,and 30 months
  • Every year from age 3-20

Insurance - PMAP Resources/Incentives

Contact any participating Crow Wing County provider and ask to set up a Child and Teen Checkup today!

Medical Providers

Urgent Care
Baxter Essentia Health
(218) 828-2880
Urgent Care
  Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
(218) 454-7600
Brainerd Essentia Health
(218) 828-2880
Crosby Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
(218) 546-7462
Crosslake Essentia Health
(218) 692-1010
Emily Essentia Health
(218) 763-4800
Garrison Mille Lacs Family Clinic
(320) 692-5599
  Riverwood Healthcare Clinic
(320) 525-3400
Pequot Lakes Essentia Health
(218) 568-4416
Pillager Essentia Health
(218) 746-4527
(218) 746-4550
Pine River Essentia Health
(218) 587-4416

Dental Providers

Additional Information
6980 Fairview Rd. Suite 100
(218) 454-7777
MNCare & General Medical Assistance for
established patients only
Call to determine community days when
all health plans will be accepted
  K.O.A.L.A. Dental Care
15860 Audubon Way
(218) 829-3571
Only children 8 years and younger
Must have a referral from a medical
provider or other dentist
  Center Minnesota Pediatric Dentists
13046 Falcon Drive
(888) 733-3368
Currently not accepting new patients
MNCare & Medical Assistance accepted for patients 4 years of age and under with
referral from medical provider.
Brainerd Central Lakes College
Student Dental Program
501 West College Drive
(218) 855-8106
Preventative Care only
(Cleaning, x-rays)
Clinic is only open January - April
  Central Lakes 
Community Dental Clinic
501 West College Drive
(218) 855-8272
Waiting list approximately:
3 months out
primary clientele are those with special needs
Bemidji Northern Dental Access Center
1405 Anne St NE
(218) 444-9646
6 month wait for new clients
Deerwood Northland Smiles
21343 Archibald Rd
(218) 534-3141
Accepts MA, Blue Plus, Health Partners
Little Falls Apple Tree Dental
808 3rd St SE #330
(320) 631-5653
6 month wait for adults, children get in sooner
Ne-la Shing Dental Clinic
43500 Migizi Dr
(320) 532-4163
Child must be a member of a federally recognized tribe
Pillager Pillager Dental
727 Buckskin Ave W
(218) 746-4555
Staples Peter Brenny
212 4th Street NE
(218) 894-1941
Accepts all MA and MNCare

Vision Providers

Additional Information
(218) 927-3213
Accepts all health plans

Baxter Associates in Eyecare
(218) 829-1789
Accepts all health plans

  Great River Eye Clinic
(218) 825-1976
Accepts all health plans
  Lakes Area Eyecare
(218) 829-2929
Accepts all health plans
  Midwest Family Eye Center
(218) 828-9545
Accepts all health plans
  Pearl Vision
(218) 828-4024
Accepts only Blue Plus or General Medical Assistance
  Walmart Vision Center
(218) 829-3848
Accepts only Blue Plus
Does not provide any glasses
Brainerd Brainerd Eyecare Center
(218) 829-0946
Accepts all health plans
  Great Northern Opticians
2020 S. 6th St
(218) 829-1335
Accepts only Blue Plus or General Medical Assistance 
  Northern Eye Center
2020 S. 6th St
(218) 829-2020
Accepts only Blue Plus or General Medical Assistance
Crosby Great River Eye Clinic
(218) 546-5108
Accepts all health plans

Crosslake Crosslake Eye Care
35280 County Road 66
(218) 692-4700
Accepts all health plans
Nisswa Associates in Eyecare
(218) 963-2020
Accepts all health plans
Pequot Lakes Pequot Eye Center
(218) 568-5555
Accepts all health plans
Pine River Associates in Eyecare
(218) 587-2020
Accepts all health plans
Staples Staples Eye Clinic
(218) 894-1331
Accepts all health plans
(218) 894-5480
Accepts all health plans