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Gum Disease Linked With Heart Disease

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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Tooth Sensitivity Can Mean Trouble

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?

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

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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