Teeth Cleanings and Heart Health

February is National Heart Health month, and it might surprise you to know that your dental health has a direct effect on the condition of your heart. Dentist in Newberg, Oregon Dr. Jennifer McLeod and her team at Newberg Family Dental strive to provide high-quality dental care that helps each patient maintain excellent overall health.…

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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┬árealize 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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Putting The Brakes On Senior Cavities

Cavity prevention is a valuable exercise for any stage of life, including the golden years.┬áSeniors 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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Getting Your New Baby Off To A Healthy Start

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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