Toothbrush Care 101

Your toothbrush is inside your mouth for four minutes every day, so you need to make sure it’s clean, stored properly, and know when to retire it. Dr. Albert Caves of Columbus GA encourages you to take a look at …
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Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Oral cancer is often diagnosed in later stages, which may limit the number of treatment options available for patients. Early diagnosis may allow oral cancer patients to get the treatment they need to …
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Protecting Your Teeth Against Sugar

It’s October which means that the stores are filled with candy. We understand that temptation sometimes gets in the way of your oral health, but you have to take the necessary steps to protect your teeth. Columbus, GA dentist Dr. Albert Caves …
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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month. This month we take the time to continue to educate patients on the severity of the disease and importance of preventative dental care for early diagnosis. Oral cancer rates continue to rise as the …
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Sensitive Teeth

Did you know your sensitive teeth could be a sign of a more complex dental health concern? Sensitivity in your teeth occurs when the dentin becomes exposed. Dentin is the material inside of your teeth that has many tiny nerve …
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Benefit From Preventative Dental Care

Preventative dental care is your leading defense against cavities, gum disease, and other oral health concerns. Columbus dentist Dr. Albert Caves encourages his patients to be proactive and schedule routine dentist office visits and practice proper brushing techniques to prevent …
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Halloween And Oral Health

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, …
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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety or fear of the dentist is one of the most common reasons people avoid routine dental care. Dental anxiety is a real condition affecting many people, and can often be the result of a previous bad experience in …
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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 …
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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 …
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