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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…

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,…

Anxiety at the dentist? No problem!

Do you experience anxiety or fear at the thought of visiting a dentist? If so, you are not alone. Anxiety is one of the number one reasons why patients delay dental treatment or do not visit their dentist on a…

Zoom your way to a brighter smile this holiday season!

If a smile makeover is on your "wish list" this season, now is the perfect time to take advantage of the current special Dr. Gauthier is offering at Apex Dental for Zoom Teeth Whitening! Get into the holiday spirit with…

Straighten your smile with invisible braces in about a year!

Crooked teeth can present both a cosmetic issue and a dental health concern for patients of all ages. Teeth that are misaligned can cause a variety of problems from bite disorders to an increased incidence of decay and tooth cavities.…