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Gum Disease Linked With Heart Disease

By Newberg Family Dental | Aug 2, 2012

In the last few years, it has been well documented that gum disease ( periodontal disease) effects more than just the gums. Dr. Jennifer McLeod and her team at Newberg Family Dental realize that periodontal disease will give a person a higher risk for heart disease, stroke, plaque build-up in the arteries and will also make…

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Dental Arch Widening Helps Kids Develop A Great Smile

By Newberg Family Dental | Jul 11, 2012

A great smile for children or adults involves a lot more than just how teeth appear on the surface. A bright, white smile can still indicate problems in the overall structure of the mouth. Early intervention is a great way to provide the ideal structure for a child who is developing permanent teeth. Upper and…

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Tooth Sensitivity Can Mean Trouble

By Newberg Family Dental | Jul 5, 2012

Like a an old injury that throbs when a storm is coming, a sensitive tooth can mean potential problems better dealt with earlier than later. A sensitive tooth is Mother Nature’s “early warning system” that tells a person in advance that trouble is on the way. Too often, Dentist in Newberg, Oregon Dr. Jennifer McLeod sees…

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Why Are My Gums Receding?

By Newberg Family Dental | Jun 20, 2012

Gum recession is a common dental problem that we treat at Newberg Family Dental. If you look in the mirror and see that one tooth looks longer than another, or if you have teeth that are becoming especially sensitive, you may be at the beginning of gum recession. Gum recession, or when gum tissue begins to…

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Your Child's First Dental Check-Up

By Newberg Family Dental | Jun 13, 2012

A child’s first dental visit is an essential part of healthy development. One of the most common questions we hear from our patients with kids is, “How old should children be when they get their first dental check-up?” The answer to this question has changed dramatically for Dr. Jennifer McLeod and the team at Newberg…

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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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