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New Oral Health Program


🌟 Exciting News! 🌟

We are thrilled to introduce Dr. Akin’s new Oral Health Program, designed specifically for parents and their little ones! 🦷✨

Dr. Akin is passionate about promoting the importance of regular dental examinations to ensure your child’s smile stays healthy and bright. Our program provides valuable education on maintaining optimal oral health and the critical role of routine check-ups.

But that’s not all – we are also offering fluoride varnish treatments at our clinic! Fluoride varnish is a quick and effective way to protect your child’s teeth from cavities, and it’s now easier than ever to schedule an appointment.

📅 Book your appointment today and give your child the gift of a healthy smile! Let’s work together to make dental health a priority.

👉 Call us at 630-929-3009 to learn more and schedule your visit.

#OralHealth #HealthySmiles #DrAkin #FluorideVarnish #DentalCare #ParentingTips #HealthyKids


Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing mothers out there! Your strength, love, and dedication are the pillars that hold our society together. Today, we celebrate and honor your ceaseless contributions. May your day be filled with love, joy, and warmth. #MothersDay #Love #Appreciation #Mom


Contact us & Appointment Scheduling Website

Introducing our new, convenient contact us and appointment self-scheduling feature.

Appointment scheduling

Dedicated website for Same-day Telemedicine, In-person, Sick and Well visits 

Prescription refills, Follow up appointments, Referrals, etc.

Swiftly and easily schedule your child’s appointment from home, work, or on the move 

No more phone calls during office hours or complicated portal login 

Book, reschedule, or cancel appointments 24/7 

Plus, Text your doc and other Premium Concierge features (membership required) 

Free up your time and start using our services today 

Thank you for choosing us as your trusted partner in your child’s health- Dr. Akin




We’re Social

Check out our Social media pages and stay up to date with information that may be important to you and your child. Also be informed of our new offerings, local activities and news. Dr. Akin and all the staff at Pediatric and Adolescent Heathy Lifestyle center wish you a safe holiday season. Stay healthy.



FDA Applesauce Recall

The FDA has recalled WanaBana, Weis, and Schnucks Apple Cinnamon Fruit Purée Pouches & Cinnamon Apple Sauce due to elevated lead levels.

 If you think your child has eaten a recalled fruit pouch, let us know! We are here to help! Send us a message via patient portal at of call 630.929.3009 for further assistance.

applesauce recall

Patient Portal


Do you have our Patient Portal?

Patient Portal

Patient Portal self registration 

Login and register today: 

We made an investment in your patient experience because we want you to have your health information right at your fingertips.  

Here are some of the things you can take advantage of when you have the  
Patient Portal:  

  • Request appointments and medication refills online  
  • Receive appointment reminders on your cell phone and via email 
  • Securely communicate between you and your provider  
  • Decrease in-office wait time by completing forms online  
  • You can also register on our website  and click on Patient Portal tab

New patient texting

New patient texting platform

Coming soon…….. New Platform for better Patient Communication. 

  • Truly faster communication with less effort
    Two-way texting with our office, no more phone tag, voicemails become outdated. 
  • Simplified Video visits- Patients get a text message from us with a link to launch video from their mobile browser or computer
  • Live chat feature with our clinic
  • Send and receive intake forms and surveys with ease- we can text patients a form they can fill out right from their phone
  • Appointment reminders 
  • Look out for a text message from Dr. Akin welcoming you to our new service


New and exciting changes

New and exciting changes are coming to Balance Pediatrics! We are in the process of switching to a new Electronic Health Records platform. Easier access, more efficient and less paperwork for all. Please bear with us as we upgrade.

Now Offering Telemedicine Services

Balance Pediatrics is pleased to offer Telemedicine services to our patients. These services are offered on an as needed basis.  Only limited clinical presentations can be adequately addressed by telemedicine ;  and a follow up visit may be required. Please call the clinic at 630.929.3009 to obtain more information about our telemedicine offerings. Also check with your health insurance plans as a copay may be applied to the telemedicine visit.

Schedule an appointment via patient portal today.