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Study Finds Chewing May Be the Key to Better Health

By Newberg Family Dental | May 5, 2017

While receiving regular dental care from your Newberg dentist offers a number of health benefits for your body, a new study suggests that we can also improve our health by taking a little longer to chew our food. In the study, researchers from the University of Manchester found that mastication – a technical term for…

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Does Brushing Affect Your Appetite?

By Newberg Family Dental | Apr 13, 2017

At our Newberg family dental care practice, Dr. McLeod strives to help patients understand that brushing – along with flossing – ranks as the best way to protect your teeth from the long-term damage caused by tooth decay. Brushing regularly works to remove plaque from the surface of our teeth before the harmful biofilm can…

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Are Social Networks the Key to Better Oral Health?

By Newberg Family Dental | Feb 17, 2017

Your dentist in Newberg isn’t the only person who influences how you tend to your oral health. Your family and friends also play a role as well. That’s the conclusion of a recent study conducted by researchers at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. In 2008, researchers at BU’s Center for Research…

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Can Our Teeth Repair Themselves?

By Newberg Family Dental | Jan 22, 2017

Teeth might one day repair themselves using their own stem cells, all but eliminating the need for Newberg dental care patients to receive fillings, reports the results of a new study. While still in the laboratory stage, a new method tested in mice indicates that a drug called Tideglusib can actually stimulate teeth into self-repairing…

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Don't Waste Your Remaining Dental Benefits

By Newberg Family Dental | Dec 12, 2016

While scheduling one last visit to see your family dentist in Newberg may not be at the top of your holiday schedule, there’s a very good reason why you should consider finding the time – you could be wasting a lot of money. The last few weeks of the year are full of activities that…

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Smokeless Tobacco Just As Harmful As Cigarettes

By Newberg Family Dental | Nov 9, 2016

By now you don’t need Newberg, OR dentist Dr. Jennifer McLeod to tell you just how dangerous tobacco use is to both your long-term oral and overall health. Many Americans have already gotten the message, which is why the number of smokers continues to drop each year. In 1965, 44 percent of American adults smoked, according the…

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Gum Disease May Predict Pancreatic Cancer

By Newberg Family Dental | Aug 22, 2016

As your family and cosmetic dentist in Newberg, Dr. Jennifer McLeod strives to protect the long-term oral health of all of her patients. As most of our patients already know, tooth decay and gum disease rank as the two biggest threats their oral health faces on a daily basis. Fortunately, you can significantly lower your…

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The Causes Of Yellow Teeth

By Newberg Family Dental | Jun 19, 2016

While you might think that a brilliantly bright smile is strictly reserved for the celebrities you see on TV and in magazines, your Newberg cosmetic dentist Dr. Jennifer McLeod wants all of her patients to have the whitest smile possible. However, to enjoy a great looking smile, it’s important that you realize the causes of…

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5 Dental Tips Every Patient Should Know

By Newberg Family Dental | May 20, 2016

Whether you’re getting prepared for the next routine dental visit to your Newberg family dental care provider, recovering from a recent dental procedure, or trying to maintain and improve your daily oral hygiene, making sure to receive high marks from Dr. McLeod during your next exam is oral health priority number one. More than that,…

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