Yes, we do recommend adolescents to have at least one annual medical examination. With routine check ups your teenage child has the opportunity to receive professional advice and “first hand” explanations in regards to their questions, which they feel uncomfortable asking you and other adults. Aside from that, this type of examination is also used to talk to the teenager in order to explain to them the changes that their bodies are undergoing, which are entirely normal, as well as healthy life style choices which are important at this age.