Dr. Nicole  Boutaugh  Do image

Dr. Nicole Boutaugh Do

76 High St
Lewiston ME 04240
207 955-5800
Medical School: Other - Unknown
Accepts Medicare: No
Participates In eRX: No
Participates In PQRS: No
Participates In EHR: No
License #: TP13108
NPI: 1144668914
Taxonomy Codes:

Request Appointment Information

Awards & Recognitions

About Us

Practice Philosophy


Medical Malpractice Cases

None Found

Medical Board Sanctions

None Found


None Found


B Cell IgD Deletion Prevents Alveolar Bone Loss Following Murine Oral Infection. - Interdisciplinary perspectives on infectious diseases
Periodontal disease is one of the most common infectious diseases of humans. Immune responses to infection trigger loss of alveolar bone from the jaw and eventual tooth loss. We investigated the contribution of B cell IgD to alveolar bone loss by comparing the response of B cell normal BALB/cJ mice and IgD deficient BALB/c-Igh-5(-/-J) mice to oral infection with Porphyromonas gingivalis, a gram-negative periodontopathic bacterium from humans. P. gingivalis-infected normal mice lost bone. Specific antibody to P. gingivalis was lower and oral colonization was higher in IgD deficient mice; yet bone loss was completely absent. Infection increased the proportion of CD69(+) activated B cells and CD4(+) T cells in immune normal mice compared to IgD deficient mice. These data suggest that IgD is an important mediator of alveolar bone resorption, possibly through antigen-specific coactivation of B cells and CD4(+) T cells.

Map & Directions

76 High St Lewiston, ME 04240
View Directions In Google Maps

Nearby Doctors

12 High St Ste 102
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 844-4539
10 High St Suite 202
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 842-2903
12 High St Ste 301
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 955-5736
100 Campus Ave Suite 208
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 778-8974
76 High St
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 952-2800
93 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 778-8482
100 Campus Ave Suite 208
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 778-8974
300 Main St
Lewiston, ME 04240
207 957-7575