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The Underrated Importance of Saliva

By Newberg Family Dental | Jan 31, 2018

Unless you’re a Newberg family dentist, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about saliva. While the saliva your mouth produces certainly doesn’t have much appeal, it does play an incredibly important role in helping to protect your long-term oral health. That’s because saliva acts as the body’s natural defense mechanism against plaque, which uses…

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Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Expire

By Newberg Family Dental | Nov 30, 2017

At our Newberg Family Dental office, we see far too many of our patients celebrate the New Year with far too much money left unused from their dental benefits. In fact, less than 3 percent of individuals with a PPO dental plan reach or exceed the annual maximums covered under their plans, according to the…

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Study Finds Links Between Oral Health and High Blood Pressure

By Newberg Family Dental | Oct 17, 2017

Newberg dentist Dr. Jennifer McLeod strives to teach all of her patients about the risks they face from poor oral health. While you might think that not brushing and flossing frequently enough only places your teeth and gums at risk, a number of studies in recent years have shown that patients with poor oral health…

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The Healthiest Foods For Your Gums

By Newberg Family Dental | Sep 21, 2017

At our family dental practice in Newberg, OR, Dr. McLeod stresses the need for her patients to take care of their oral health so they can lower their risk of dental disease and decay. Of course, looking after the health of your teeth in order to prevent tooth decay is only part of what it…

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Study Finds Treatment for Gum Disease Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

By Newberg Family Dental | Aug 8, 2017

When it comes to receiving quality dental care in Newberg, Oregon, it’s become clear that what happens in our mouths greatly impacts our bodies as a whole. As more research continues to explore the connection between mouth and body, studies have found a number of chronic health conditions that have direct links to oral disease.…

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E-Cigarettes Use Finally on the Decline Among Kids

By Newberg Family Dental | Jul 18, 2017

Your Newberg dentist always takes the time to remind patients just how dangerous smoking is to their long-term oral health. Not only does smoking increase the risk of oral cancer and tooth loss, the habit also contributes to chronic bad breath, an increased risk of gum disease, and tooth discoloration. Fortunately, over the last 30…

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Fewer Patients Missing Work Due to Oral Health Problems

By Newberg Family Dental | Jun 14, 2017

At your Newberg family dental practice, Dr. McLeod understands that taking time off of work or away from school to visit the dentist can be a big burden on our patient’s already busy schedules. That’s why we offer flexible scheduling to make it easier for our patients to find a time convenient for them to…

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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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