Tag Archives: Gum Disease

Diabetes Linked To Oral Health

Millions of Americans are diagnosed with diabetes each year. A medical condition that prohibits the body to regulate blood sugar, diabetes may affect the whole body. Symptoms of diabetes may also cause dental problems and contribute to deteriorating oral health. … 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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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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Maintaining Healthy Gums

Properly caring for your gums is essential for having strong teeth. Did you know that gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults? Northborough, MA dentist Dr. Robert Gauthier and his staff keep this fact in … Continue reading

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Do you have gum disease?

Gum disease is one of the most common dental health issues with more than 75% of adults having some form of the disease at some point in their lives. Treating gum disease is important for both dental health and overall … Continue reading

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Bleeding gums? You may have gum disease. | Dr. Gauthier, Apex Dental

Approximately 75% of American adults will be affected by gum disease at some point in their lives! Gum disease, often called the “silent disease”, can start with minor irritation caused by early gingivitis but when left untreated can become a … Continue reading

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The Importance of General Dentistry

General dentistry is often the first line of defense for the oral health and hygiene of a person. A general dentist looks at the entire mouth and surrounding area to make certain that a person is healthy and that there … Continue reading

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Sore, Bleeding Gums

Poor dental hygiene can lead to periodontal gum disease, such as gingivitis. The word periodontal means “around the tooth” and that is where gum disease occurs. Gum disease is the result of a bacterial infection due to lack of brushing … Continue reading

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