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Make a New Years Resolution For Better Oral Health…

Though January 1 is a great time for resolving to eat better, exercise more, and make more time for the things we love, any date on the calendar is a great time to resolve to have better oral health. Whether…

Maintain Your Dental Health Thru The Holidays

The holidays are full of busy days, parties, family memories- and lots of great sweets and goodies that can affect not only our waistline- but our oral health! Columbus, GA Dentist Dr. Albert Caves offers holiday wishes to all patients-…

TMJ: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

Suffering with frequent headaches? Jaw pain? Difficulty chewing? You may have a Temporomandibular disorder (TMD), or bite disorder, commonly called TMJ. TMJ, which means temporomandibular joint, is a dental health condition where the chewing muscles within the mouth are greatly…

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

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.…

Pregnancy and Oral Health..

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…

How to keep your gums healthy

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? Columbus, GA dentist Dr. Albert Caves and his staff keep this fact in…

How Your Diet Can Shape Your Dental Health

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…

The Benefits of Restoring Dental Health

One of the most important aspects of modern dentistry is restoring and maintaining a patient’s dental health because of the role it plays in both overall physical well being and daily quality of life. Columbus dentist Dr. Caves emphasizes the…

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. Albert Caves, which includes an oral cancer screening with Velscope technology. Oral cancer continues to be a…