Columbus GA Dentist Blog

Who Can Benefit From Dental Implants?

Dental implants are an increasingly popular solution for restoring smiles for patients who are missing teeth due to infection, decay, injury, or who need teeth replaced. Dental implants not only improve the appearance of your smile, but also help preserve…

Does Charcoal Toothpaste Actually Work?

Activated charcoal is a featured-ingredient in many commercially-available products such as face wash, makeup, and now even toothpaste! It is advertised as a way to naturally whiten tooth enamel but does it actually work or is this just a sales…

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Root Canals

Root canal: Just hearing the name of the procedure can make people sweat. But, although root canals have a reputation of being unpleasant, painful procedures, you might be surprised to find out they’re not as bad as you’ve heard.  As…

4 Facts About Dental Implants

There are only relatively recently a variety of options for tooth replacement if you lost a permanent tooth. Once bridges and dentures were the only way to restore your smile to its’ full, healthy appearance. However, both those options require…

What is TMJ?

You may have heard someone say “I have TMJ”. This is true as everyone has a TMJ. What these people mostly mean is that they are suffering from a TMJ disorder. Your temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, make opening and closing…

4 Reasons Dental Implants May Be Right For You

Have you lost teeth to tooth decay or gum disease?  Or maybe an auto accident or a sports injury has cost you your natural, complete smile? Dental implants can help adults of all ages restore their complete smiles, no matter…

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Anyone who’s ever experienced dental pain knows the sooner it can be relieved, the better. Feeling pain in your teeth is not normal and can be a sign that a problem that needs to be addressed. If your teeth are…

Get the Most Out of Your Dental Insurance Benefits

Insurance plans frequently include restrictions to shift the cost of dental care back onto you. However, the end of the year turns the tables and opens up an opportunity for you to get the most out of your insurance coverage.…

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…

Getting To The Root Of Root Canals

Root canal: To merely name the procedure makes some people shiver. “I need to have a root canal done.” Someone complains and you answer: “Oh. I’m sorry.” However, if you were to inquire of most people what a root canal…