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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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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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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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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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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