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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…

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…

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,…

Oral Health And Aging

Columbus, GA Dentist Dr. Albert Caves emphasizes the importance of striving to keep your natural teeth healthy for as long as possible to enjoy the best quality of life. Modern advances in both materials and technology in the dental field…

Causes Of Toothaches

No matter how careful and thorough you are with maintaining your daily oral care, at some point in your life you will probably experience the pain and discomfort of a toothache. Although a cavity is normally the cause, tooth decay…

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…

What is Cosmetic Dentistry in Columbus?

Are you embarrassed to smile? Are you afraid to show your teeth? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then cosmetic dentistry can help you gain the confidence to share your natural smile once again while improving your…

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…

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month..

This month we recognize the importance of oral cancer screening in the prevention of late stage diagnosis for cancers of the mouth, neck and throat. Oral cancer rates unfortunately continue to rise worldwide, and the Oral Cancer Foundation predicts that…

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month

Though it may feel like your child is too young for the dentist, experts agree that the earlier children begin a healthy relationship with oral hygiene and the dentist, the better. To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, Columbus, GA…