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Dr. Neil McLeod

Prosthodontics
West Hollywood, CA
49 years experience male

Locations

Neil McLeod DDS Inc

West Hollywood, CA

Address

9201 W Sunset Blvd,, Suite 715, West Hollywood, CA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
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Fax

3102756854

Insurances accepted

No Value

Neil McLeod DDS Inc

West Hollywood, CA

Neil McLeod DDS Inc

West Hollywood, CA

About

Bio

Neil Stewart McLeod D.D.S., B.D.S.(Lond.), L.D.S.R.C.S.(Eng.) Doctor Neil McLeod was born in Oxford, England and raised in Kenya. He was educated in Kenya and Britain and attended Guy's Hospital Dental School where he earned his baccalaureate, and obtained his Licentiate from the RoyalCollege of Surgeons of England. His post graduate studies were at USC. Doctor McLeod maintains a private practice on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. His research into the alignment of precision attachments has been published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, and he serves as President of the Beverly Hills Academy of Dentistry. He currently lectures in Web Presence and Social Media for professionals. He is the inventor of the Contact Marker.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Prosthodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Languages spoken

Swahili

Doctor Q&A

740 Answers
388 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Low Dose X-Rays: There are two types of x-rays commonly in use in dental practice, the photographic emulsion film, and the digital x-ray sensor. Photographic film is a... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Most unlikely: Unless you have a small unilateral (one sided) partial it is extremely unlikely that choking during a seizure will occur. I know people thrash about ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Completely different: As has been well answered by my colleague, implants are placed into the jaw to support a replacement tooth and veneers beautify the external layer of ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
It's extremely rare: Irregularities in the positions and the alignment of the teeth can and do cause a host of problems, among which headaches are not uncommon. Certainly... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
See your dentist now: This is not that uncommon, and your dentist can advise you on the best treatment. Sometimes just waiting a while can solve the problem. Generally thou... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
It comes and goes!: Those demarcated red areas that vary on the upper surface of the tongue get their name because they look like a MAP outline, hence georgraphic tongue.... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
You are right to ask: Your orthodontist should have striven to get the best result for you, and should guide you in this matter. Seeking additional advice is always a good... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
May have what?: ...accidentally contaminated your mouth with the cleaning product that may have been toxic. Yes you probably did. But I think if your lips don'... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
No not normal: But, while it is not "normal" to have swollen and tender gums after a dental cleaning, because most regular recievers of dental cleanings are looking... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
The short Answer, NO: You have been doing your home work, and while the height and width of the bone can be clearly seen, its density can only be guessed at by a comparativ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Seek Care now: Please do not wait for answers here. Go and see a dentist now, immediately. Put your mind to rest. You may have a cold brewing, or you may have a t... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
They Might: Antibiotics are only a temporary measure for a dental abscess. If you have an abscess you need proper definitive treatment immediately. An abscess p... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
4 days is short: When we place stitches we generally like to remove them about 5 days later, long enough time for the healing process to start, and short enough to pre... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Please get checked: Any time you feel a change in the oral tissues which is uncomfortable and does not go away in a few days, you should have it checked. There are many ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Is it dry.: If it is dry, with no humidity you might have a sinus infection. I would ask your doctor what he thinks you should do. I think you are sick.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Milk them!: The tonsils , when they are enlarged frequently have deep indentations into which dental plaque bacteria can gain access, multiply and harden. The ton... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
You have hurt yourself, torn a ligament or tendon, and really need to see a doctor ideally a specialist as soon as possible. It's been over a mnoth a... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Go To a Doctor: You should see a good physician and get checked, they will probably send you to a gastroenterologist for an evaluation. Your symptoms are not normal,... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Pain is a warning!: It is not normal to experience pain, and these day even complicated surgeries can have surprising unpainful recoveries. There is inflammation, and li... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
While olive oil and certainly milk are both foods, there is no data on either being a particular boost to "the metabolism". I think you need to review... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Good Morning. It is a good job that you have a bite guard, otherwise you might be destroying your teeth as well. Make sure that you take your gurd wi... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
While you are waiting for an appointment you should use a protective sheet to prevent the mattress and undersheets from being contaminated, you can g... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
You must floss above and below, using a threader under the wire between the teeth. This is very important to prevent bone loss. Best wishes, a good q... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Cilia Actiion: The covering membranes of the respiratory system is composed of a uniquely designed cells which have microscopic fingerlike projections that waft the ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Get Checked: 5 days is a long time for a mouth burn to heal so I suspect there is something else wrong! Why don't you see your dentist!
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
He is sick, he has caught some bug. Keep him home, watch his temperature, if it gets high (100 +) call you doctor, otherwise tuck him up in bed, feed... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Yes - side effects: You should assume that all medications have side effects. In this case these are common: Acne at site of application. burning of scalp. facial hair g... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Well for an 18 yr old American male you have a predictable concern about your vigour. Fear not both the hormones and the count are at a high right no... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Stop: Regular chewing of the betel nut has been linked to cancer of the mouth and esophagus, oral submucous fibrosis, and tooth decay. The WHO has classifie... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
The outer ear canal (external audotory meatus) is lined with a skin that has glands that secrete a waxy oil (ceruminous glands) this naturally flows o... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Not before your need: Astonishing progress is being made in using stem cell research to grow and repair new tissues. Growing new teeth in a damaged jaw is and extremely cha... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Smile by Design: Dental veneers are porcelain additions usually to the outer surface of the teeth to correct discoloration, malpositioned teeth or tooth spacing and c... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
IF : If as you say your jaw is off track, and i assume that you are having difficulty closing it, and if that is the case then i would suspect that the su... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Just : Just so that we start off answering this question by the book you should know that the current trend is to discredit the long lasting value of re-trea... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
I : I know an answer has already been given, but i wanted to just go back to basics an recall the lecture and explanation we were given back in dental sch... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Metal Plastic glass: Partial dentures in their various forms are made out acrylic resin for the base and some teeth, out of metal for the framework and clasps, and rests, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Root : Root canal therapy is the process of cleaning the inside of the tooth and sealing the very end so that nothing can leak in or out of the tooth any mor... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
May be!: There may be a home made recipe for mouthwash, but why reinvent the wheel. There are major companies that have invested millions in research and deve... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
I : I have a whole other take on how to clean a child's teeth based on my personal experience, and i strongly recommend it. By the way doctor fowler's an... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
What : What doctor trendley dean observed in the last century remains as true today as is was when it rocked the dental community all those years ago. Fluor... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
It : It is quite common but not always to be expected that some remoulding of the lip and cheek tissue occurs in response to the presence of orthodontic br... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
NO! The : No! the porcelain of your dental crowns is impervious to the tooth whitening agents we use to whiten teeth. So it is always better to lighten your t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Healthy : Healthy teeth and gums are some of your most valuable assets, and you can not afford to let them fail. The damage to your gums particularly can even ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
A : A definitive answer to your question require a physical examination of your mouth. But teeth hurt to sweet food when there is a cavity in them, and t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Calculus : Calculus forms when any of the dental plaque remains undisturbed for just a few days, it forms by calcium salts precipitating out of solution from sal... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Semantics! : Semantics! you tooth is cracked a bit fell off fractured off! did the crack go across the structure of the tooth or under into the body of the toot... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
The : The color of your teeth stems from its internal color, the dentine showing through the lighter color of the enamel. The enamel becomes etched by acid... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
A : A pulp cap is a protective seal that is placed over what is hopefully a sterile exposure or near exposure of the nerve. It can save a tooth and under... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Let : Let me guess you are over fifty, if not forgive me. The nerve chamber inside our teeth is filled with the pulp, a collection of nerves and blood vess... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 49 years experience
Ideally : Ideally when we restore a patient's front teeth we attempt to emulate the most attractive features of natural human dentition, and as you clearly feel... Read More

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Testimonials
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Nov 30, 2012
I have known and worked with Dr Mcleod for over 30 years. I have always found him to do the best for his patients and stay at the forefront of new developments in dentistry. He is a true professional...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse Dr. McLeod for his knowledge, expertise and sincere dedication to his profession along with his willingess to offer advice to patients so that they can make the right decisions regarding the...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
Dr. McLeod is a superb dentist. He treats all of his patients with the utmost competence and caring. It is without reservation whatsover that I recommend Dr. McLeod to anyone seeking high qulaity de...Read More
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much I actually do wear retainers, and he has told me to wear them for life. I am very sorry for the late reply but thank you again!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) saw my GP yesterday and it isn't a heart attack only anxiety attacks
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) I think I'm falling within this trap,thank you Doctor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
Graduated 1975MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, 1975
Graduated 1975MD

Medical/Graduate school

Royal College of Surgeons of England 1973
Graduated 1973MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of London, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals, England 1972
Graduated 1972MD

Awards

Fulbright Travelling Scholarship, Fulbright Commission
Newland Pedley Travelling Scholarship, Guy's Hospital - London University
Afred Rycroft Travelling Scholarship, Guy's Hospital Dental School

Affiliations

Academy of General Dentistry
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
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