From time to time we see young kids with numerous cavities at Newberg Family Dental, where Dr. Jennifer McLeod and her staff specialize in the treatment and prevention of childhood tooth decay.¬†Unfortunately, the numbers regarding cavities and tooth decay in children continue to be alarming. According to Dr. Burton L. Edelstein DDS MPH of¬†Children’s Dental…

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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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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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