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Putting The Brakes On Senior Cavities

By Newberg Family Dental | May 11, 2012

Cavity prevention is a valuable exercise for any stage of life, including the golden years. Seniors present some special dental challenges, including an increase in cavities. There are many reasons why senior citizens are at a greater risk of developing cavities. Medication Effects Dental Health Senior citizens often present with a laundry list of medications, some…

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Getting Your New Baby Off To A Healthy Start

By Newberg Family Dental | May 2, 2012

A healthy baby begins with a healthy mother. One of our goals at Newberg Family Dental is to provide care for both the pregnant mothers and immediate family members who will soon be welcoming a new baby into the world! Family Dental Care Matters About 15 years ago, a group of Oregon dentists conducted a…

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Conservative Fillings: Smaller Is Better

By Newberg Family Dental | Apr 25, 2012

Over the last 30 plus years of dental practice, dentist in Newberg, Oregon Dr. Jennifer McLeod has seen many changes in how dental diseases are treated. One of the most exciting developments in preventative dental care is the use of tooth colored composite fillings instead of amalgam (or “silver”) fillings. Amalgam Fillings The old standby…

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How to Whiten Your Teeth At Home

By Newberg Family Dental | Apr 5, 2012

At Newberg Family Dental, we get a lot of patients asking us about teeth whitening procedures. Should you do a professional whitening program designed by our dentist in Newberg, Oregon, or is an at home procedure better for you? There are important considerations to take in if you are planning on doing an at-home teeth…

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Early Dentistry Makes Visits Today Downright Enjoyable

By Newberg Family Dental | Apr 1, 2012

Dr. McLeod and the friendly staff at Newberg Family Dental understand many of their patients don’t necessarily enjoy a trip to see the dentist. Dental anxiety can give even the most stalwart individual a moment’s pause when it comes time to schedule that next appointment. However, the advances made in dental practices and technology since…

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How to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

By Newberg Family Dental | Jan 24, 2012

Most parents have a difficult time trying to judge how much dental care their children need. Does my child need braces? How old and when should I schedule my child’s first Dentist appointment? Here are answers to some of the most common questions about taking care of your kid’s teeth. When should dental care start?…

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How to Get Great Teeth

By Newberg Family Dental | Jan 24, 2012

Smiling is one of the easiest gifts to give and it is completely free. But if you are ashamed or embarrassed about your teeth, then smiling can be hard and stressful. There are easy steps you can take to love your smile.  Here are some of our favorites.   Brush Your Teeth When you brush…

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Wisdom Teeth: Keep Them Or Extract Them…..What Is Best?

By Newberg Family Dental | Jul 7, 2011

Those darn wisdom teeth! Very few of us (myself included) have sufficient space for them to erupt into a healthy position. Most of us will face impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth (third molars) and need to make the decision of extracting them or leaving them in the mouth. If the wisdom teeth remain in the…

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Dental Implants Vs. Bridges: Which Is Best?

By Newberg Family Dental | Jul 7, 2011

Last week, my Uncle Rich asked how to replace a missing molar tooth. Our discussion was about the pros and cons of both choices. Twenty years ago, the only reliable choice to replace the tooth would have been with a bridge. The teeth on either side of the missing tooth are prepared for crowns and…

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