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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. understands your personal concerns and will take the time during your visit to…

Back to School Cavity Prevention..

As parents, the end of summer marks the beginning of back-to-school preparation. This includes school supply shopping, summer reading, and visits with your child’s doctor and dentist to ensure that he or she is healthy for the upcoming school year.…

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…

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…

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…

Make Your Smile a Priority This Summer

The summer months often provide a welcome break from the busy routine of school, activities and a hectic work schedule. It can be the perfect time to schedule a preventive dental care visit and maintain or restore your oral health.…

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

This month take a moment to assess you oral cancer risk and make sure you have a routine dental appointment scheduled with Dr. Robert J. Gauthier Jr., DMD, which includes an oral cancer screening. Oral cancer continues to be a…

How CEREC Technology Can Help at Your Next Dental Visit

Technology has transformed modern dentistry, enabling dentists like Dr. Gauthier to help patients keep their natural teeth longer, repair damaged gums without surgery and provide restorations that look and function like natural teeth! In addition, technology has improved diagnosis with digital…

Children’s Dental Health Month

This month we would like to bring your awareness to your children's teeth and the importance of keeping them strong and healthy- even their "baby" teeth. Family dentists, including Dr. Gauthier and Dr. Krikunenko of Apex Dental, recommend that children…

How smoking affects your dental health

We’ve all heard that smoking is detrimental to your health. As if the threat of cancer and heart disease wasn’t enough to make you finally kick the habit, have you ever considered how damaging tobacco is to your teeth? Yes,…