(WBIR - Northwest Knoxville) The "Healthy Kids Rock" event on Saturday helped prepare students for the start of school while also encouraging them to make healthy choices in the future.
As part of the health fair, local children could get free dental screenings, vision exams and hair cuts.
Students were also given free backpacks with school supplies to help them start off the upcoming school year.
Richard Myers III works for Western Heights Dental who helped put on this year's health event.
He said the wide variety of services and information at the fair helped promote healthy behavior in not just children but entire families.
"It's very interactive because a lot of the agencies have come in to offer their services and the parents can say 'oh I didn't know that service was available for us, or I didn't know that one. It's a real learning experience for them," Myers said.
This is the third year that Western Heights Dental has offered free dental screenings for back-to-school.