Category Archives: Oral Health

Meds, Cavities & Dry Mouth

Dry mouth can be uncomfortable and irritating, but did you know it can be caused by your prescription medications? Over 500 prescription medication report dry mouth as a common side effect. Prescribed medications for conditions such as allergies and anxiety … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy And Your Teeth

The scariest part of Halloween is the damage all that candy does to your teeth! Spooky plaque feeds off sugar, allowing it to rapidly spread and take over your mouth. Plaque buildup can cause gum disease, bad breath, sensitive teeth, … Continue reading

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Oral Health And Aging

Northborough, MA Dentist Dr. Robert J. Gauthier Jr. emphasizes the importance of striving to keep your natural teeth healthy for as long as possible to enjoy the best quality of life. Modern advances in both materials and technology in the … Continue reading

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Causes Of Toothaches

No matter how careful and thorough you are with maintaining your daily oral care, at some point in your life you will probably experience the pain and discomfort of a toothache. Although a cavity is normally the cause, tooth decay … Continue reading

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Diabetes And Oral Health

Diabetes is quickly becoming one of the most frequently diagnosed systemic diseases for both children and adults. There are a wide range of factors affecting the surge in diabetes, including increased added sugar in the modern American diet, the prevalence … Continue reading

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Aging And Oral Health..

Modern dentistry recommends that we strive to keep our natural teeth healthy for as long as possible for the best quality of life. With the advent of new technology in the dental field and improved standards of oral health in … Continue reading

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Maintain Your Dental Health Thru The Holidays

The holidays are full of busy days, parties, family memories- and lots of great sweets and goodies that can affect not only our waistline- but our oral health! Northborough, MA Dentists Dr. Robert J. Gauthier Jr. and Dr. Olga Krikunenko … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Bad Breath…

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a common complaint and can be caused by a variety of lifestyle habits or health concerns. Dr. Robert J. Gauthier Jr. and Dr. Olga Krikunenko understand your personal concerns and will take the … Continue reading

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Oral Health Care During Pregnancy…

Pregnancy brings with it many joys and surprises, but it also brings about some health changes. Among the other bodily changes that occur during pregnancy, some changes in your oral health status may occur as well. Hormonal gingivitis is common … Continue reading

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Healthy Habits for Your Smile!

Do you ever feel frustrated when you are told you have a cavity despite diligent tooth brushing and flossing? There are many factors influencing your oral health and understanding how to identify your individual risk factors can play an important … Continue reading

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