Dr. Neil McLeod

Prosthodontics
Beverly Hills, CA
51 years experience male

Locations

Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills, CA

Address

8920 Wilshire Boulevard #316, Beverly Hills, CA, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
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Insurances accepted

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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 maintained a private practice on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood for 47 years and now practices in Beverly Hills. His research into the alignment of precision attachments has been published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, and he served 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
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Prosthodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Languages spoken

Swahili

Doctor Q&A

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Not tooth related: A cyst is a pathogenic space in bone or soft tissue containing fluid or semi fluid material, and in the oral regions, almost always lined by epitheliu... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Keep Going!: You want to lose weight, but really you want to lose fat and trim up. Fat only burns in the fire of carbohydrate, therefore with reduced diet and incr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Apprehension about enjoying a glass of wine during this Covid Scare time is an unnecessary precaution that you can safely throw to the wind. Enjoy you... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
? Allergic Reaction: More information and an exam is going to help, You could be having an allergic reaction or is it possible that you had a seizure and bit your tongue.... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Please go and see your doctor, you don't want to misdiagnose a condition that could get worse while you are hoping your choice of medication relieves ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
When fillings or laboritory prepared restorations a made the plan is always to have a smooth margin continuous with the tooth against which the gum ca... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Use a salt water mouth rinse and get in to see your dentist and have him check the area. Don't pull at the stiches.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
This whole reaction is being blown out of proportion. You have just about no chance of being sick and your 15 year old should be watched carefully to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
If you still have pain in your chest I strongly recommend going to your doctor or a health care center now and get checked out. Heart conditions do no... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Unusual: You are right to seek attention form a doctor, do you not have a general practitioner who can help. At the risk of being called out for my beliefs , h... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
The mouth heals fast: People often bite their cheeks, and they bleed and heal quickly which is fortunate. If the problem remains have your dentist evaluate it.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Probably could use antibiotics at this stage! With those symptoms I am inclined to recommend that you see a doctor immediately and have your 8 year o... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Get an Exam: Look there is obviously something going on that can not be diagnosed on this platform. I recommend starting with a complete dental examination. I hop... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Clearly you are sickening for something, and I suggest you take a break and go and see you doctor to find out what he thinks is wrong with you. Best ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Go Easy: As long as you don't use a fetal doppler too often, the device should be perfectly safe. Limit your use to once every other day for about 5 minutes.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
An infected eruption crypt around a third molar will be drained to the tosil and the submandibular glands so it is quie understandable that you would ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Interesting! You may have a dry mouth which can cause blocked salivary ducts. This causes swelling which comes and goes. I strongly suggest you go ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Your eyes are extremely valuable to you and you need to care for them properly. I recommend that you go and see an Ophthamologist and have your condit... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Well the short answer is yes. But you need some guide lines on how to treat and prevent this condition. This may prove valauble:https://drneilmcleod... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Please go and see an experience gastroenterologist and have yourself properly examined and treated. No one can tell from your informed description wh... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Inhaled air is supposed to be moistened by the mucous membrane covering the turbnates in the nose, when you mouth breath you dry out the membranes at ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
You are not broken yet, but if you keep going down this road you will be. Opioids classically require a larger and larger dose to achieve the same phy... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Check Bleeding: Unless you are on your monthly period, bleeding should be considered abnormal. So please go and get checked!
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Pain in the chest: You may have something as innocuous as a pulled intercostal muscle, and having survived for a few day I suspect that is the issue. There are numerous ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
No the reverse: Quite the reverse! good salivary flow actually protects the teeth unless you consume sugar in any form more that three times a day. Saliva is usually... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Not the best one: You can reinvent the wheel if you want to, but there are huge corporations who have spent millions of dollars on research and development to discover ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Difficult at first: Temporary dentures are usually for just a few teeth at first, and they feel like a large foreign object which has to be negotiated the whole time for ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Soft Food: After extraction of any tooth you need to have a healthy balanced diet of completely soft moist food, and if possible to eat on teeth far away from t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Large : Large silver fillings with a width more than one third of the distance between the cusps will crack the tooth. Grinding your teeth can break then to... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Tooth : Tooth decay is a perforation through the outer surface of the tooth by acid. I think it is useful to understand the dynamics of what is happening in... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
The : The answer to the question is "none" you are in all likelihood not going to have to miss any additional work apart from the time off to have the trea... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Not : Not all children have teeth that erupt in the recognized ideal time sequence. There is a gaussian distribution of eruption patterns with classical va... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Your : Your denture is probably made of polymethyl methacrylate resin. This is not something that you can fix at home unless you have monomer and polymer of... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
You : You need to see a dentist to have your teeth checked immediately. No question! what can you do now. First of all stop thinking you will be able to... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
THIS : This is all a question of professional trust i totally understand your not wanting to have your teeth drilled, but dental decay ( the demineralizatio... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
I : I am sorry you have had this experience. I certainly think you have a dry socket. That means that the blood clot that was supposed to cover the woun... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Please : Please try tylenol (acetaminophen) a pain killer, and that way you can both get some sleep before the big day. Don't mention anything about "we're ju... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
I : I do not think that it is likely that the labial frenectomy will improve his speak, that procedure in that location is for another orthodontic purpose... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
It : It is difficult to control the plaque and maintain the same degree of oral hygiene with a mouth full of orthodontic hardware. Bur your decision to fi... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
I : I am chipping in here because i think there is room for a little more discussion between the doctors here. First of all drs. Edderai and danantzis h... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
THERE : There is nothing better than flossing properly! so we deal with this question all the time and the short answer is "no"! there is nothing quite so g... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Firstly : Firstly you must go and have a dentist look at the problem. You are not going to be able to correct it yourself. There are a number of possible caus... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
This : This is a sad scenario, and yet one which we have to deal with as professionals. If we dont start cleaning those teeth as soon as they erupt they can... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
When growth stops: The short answer is yes! there is s minimum age, and it may be as early as eighteen, but i can not tell you the number. What determines the suitabili... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
The : The habit of thrusting the tongue forwards does produce misalignment of the front teeth and abnormal speech patterns. It is very hard to access how s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Yes : Yes ridge augmentation can improve your smile in certain areas of the mouth generally speaking, but i would need to see exactly what we were dealing w... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
FIRST : First of all go an get your teeth cleaned, and yes you suspicion is correct the over counter products are not as effective at to whitening as the prof... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Bites : Bites on the tongue heal fast, even severe bites. Trauma to the tongue and soft tissues may well precipitate the development of an aphthous ulcer whi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
First : First things first. If your bridge was comfortable when it was delivered to you, and now it feels different, i recommend going straight back to the d... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Dentists : Dentists need more information about your tooth before we can leap to an answer. We need to examine the tooth and gums and the whole mouth really, we... Read More
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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
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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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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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