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Let’s Talk About Dentists Doing Good

Dr. Ahmed at West County Pediatric Dentistry believes that the best thing about being a pediatric dentist is helping children. Having a healthy smile is so much more than having perfectly straight and white teeth. Dental health impacts overall health and also impacts mental health and self esteem. For most people who live in Ballwin,.
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Let’s Talk About Child Abuse Prevention

Dr. Shahnaz Ahmed of West County Pediatric Dentistry from Ballwin, MO talks about Child Abuse Prevention. While April is known for showers and spring flowers, it’s also National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  President Barack Obama issued a Presidential proclamation in 2016 saying, “During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we recommit to giving every child a chance to.
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Let’s Talk About Nutrition

Let’s Talk About Nutrition with Dr. Shahnaz Ahmed West County Pediatric Dentistry Ballwin, MO   Happy smiles start with good nutrition. Even from inside of the womb, children benefit from diets rich in vitamins and minerals. I’m sure we’d all love to have family meals that include appreciative smiles and an abundance of produce, but the reality can be quite.
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Let’s Talk About Preparing for Your Child’s First Dental Visit with Dr. Shahnaz Ahmed of West County Pediatric Dentistry in Ballwin, MO

One of the questions I’m frequently asked is, “When do I need to take my child to the dentist for their first visit?” The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that a child be brought to the dentist when their first tooth erupts, or by their first birthday, whatever comes first. If you missed this.
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Let’s Talk About Tongue Ties with Dr. Shahnaz Ahmed of West County Pediatric Dentistry in Ballwin, MO

Having a tongue tie is not just an inconvenience, it can have an impact on newborn health, toddler speech development, and can lead to tooth decay and gum disease in older children and adults. Luckily, it’s simple to fix and easy to diagnose. We hope you find this information helpful and encourage you to contact.

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