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Dr. Neil McLeod

Prosthodontics
West Hollywood, CA
51 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

Tuesday: 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
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Prosthodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Languages spoken

Swahili

Doctor Q&A

643 Answers
361 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Take the advice: Let your dentist guide you on how to treat the problem. Swollen tissue is an indication of inflammation, and that means something is wrong. Do what y... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Restate the question: We are not able to provide an answer for your question in its present form. Four year olds can indeed have their teeth crowned. This is usually done... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
It's Sinusitis: Your probably have sinusitis. There are a number of sinus spaces lined with mucous membrane which when dry can not drain properly and get infected. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Alcohol is detoxified in the liver and traces of it can be detected 48 - 80 hours after consumption. traces of alcohol can be detected in the body 90 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
We are asked this a lot these days, especially with Covid. Rinse your tooth brush off and let it stand in some Listerine overnight. it will be just fi... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
There is evidence that smoking cigarettes stunts your growth. Here is a study on the subject: https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/smoking-won-t-help-teens... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
You have a special condition and you can read about it here: https://www.healthline.com/health/hairy-toes There are a number of factors which you can ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Hard to tell without a good picture! Clearly you need to have a doctor take a look at your throat and guide you on what the right treatment might be... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
I am sure you will be fine. The tissues in the mouth heal very quickly although the lip does take a few day to close. I recommend that you wait a wee... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Betanoid syrup is a a strong cortisone, did a doctor prescribe it? My immediate recommendation is to recommend that you seek medical care and stop g... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Increase your fluid intake immediately so that you can flush the infectious oranisms and the their toxic waste products out of your urino genital syst... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
That is quite normal: Experts say, "When someone cries, their heart rate increases and their breathing slows down. The more vigorous the crying, the greater the hyperventil... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Yes Maybe: If you have an unerupted tooth it naturally, as part of the way the body works, erupts, breaking through the gum to its correct normal place in the de... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
When you give in to the addictive aspects of our natures and preoccupy yourself with the temporary euphoria or pleasures of the drug, you are not focu... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
susceptibility dose dependant? This relates to whether the amount of the drug administered is sufficient to inhibit the growth of particular bacteria... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Don't go poking things in your ears. The ear is complicated and has three chambers if you will and th problem could be in any of them, the outer, midd... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
If as you state you have a cyst on your forehead, I do not think that an OTC remedy is what you need to have to problem go away. Why not ask your frie... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Being able to see is too important to be messing about with. You have been diagnosed with a significant clinical problem and you need to take the adv... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
If you have been advised by your doctor to stay away from NSAIDS then do stay away from them. You should also ask them for accurate dietry advice on ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
So you made the decision to stop smoking - good! Smoking for year can have some deleterious effects that may remain long term. You are young and you... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
You need to ask this question a diffent way explaning what you mean by acidity. What is acidic, what part of your body is affected?
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Short Answer Yes: When your brain is straining to accurately interpret what two unmatched eyes are trying to tell them it causes "Eye Strain" See an ophthalmologist as... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
No!: No we do ot use antibiotics when we clean teeth, in fact the object of the excercise is to prevent you having the kind of infections that would need ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Try to wait: Smoking dope dries your mouth, by reducung the flow of saliva. It is the saliva that neutralises the by products of bacterial metabolism that can caus... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Get Another Opinion: If you are experiencing a change in your mouth tissues, and we are talking about your tongue, something is causing this change. I recommend that you h... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Sleep apnea is dangerous and you are right to seek adivice. You need a sleep test to confirm the condition and if it is occuring you will need to los... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
So you are a diebetic. This is a good question, because drug effectiveness is based on the blood titre, and this drug is removed in the kidney and thr... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Sinusitis is a common problem as soon as the weather is dry. You need to moisten the mucous and allow it to drain. Humidifiers, hot showers and sleepi... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Nope: Where did that idea come from? Bruxism is often caused by stress, or the desire to position the teeth in an alternative place when they do not meet pr... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
I think you are doing the right thing in asking questions, although I am sorry that your doctor has not explained this to you. Here is ans article th... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Barrier nursing: You need to check how to maintain a barrier nursing regime for a few weeks while the drugs are working, after that your mother can get on with her lif... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
No! but wash it in soap and water, and dry it if you can, or simply lay it out in the bright sunlight for a day, you should be fine.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
I guess I am trying to figure out exactly what it is you are asking, and I understand the concern, and there is of course a time and a place to bring ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Being sick is common and the symptoms you have are usual. With all the additional precautions we are taking for the Covid varients we are decreasing ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
A Balanced Diet: Wake up after a good night's sleep (8 hours), bathe, dress, and have your first of three balanced meals of the day, breakfast. Fats, carbohydrate... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 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
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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
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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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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) I think I'm falling within this trap,thank you Doctor.
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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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