Columbus GA Dentist Blog

Patient Safety and Office Sanitization

Dr. Albert Caves and his dental team are committed to the safety of their patients. In light of recent health concerns and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are adding additional office protocols to further protect our patients and staff and…

What Causes Jaw Pain?

Do you often find yourself clenching or grinding your teeth? Do you suffer from frequent jaw pain? You may have TMJ. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders, are often caused by a jaw injury, inflammation, or overuse. Teeth grinding, also known…

Will I Need My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth, the last adult teeth to grow in the rear of the mouth, are notorious for being the trouble makers of your teeth. Your teeth may have all grown in and are “getting along” and then they come in…

COVID-19 Plans & Precautions

ALL ROUTINE DENTAL CLEANINGS AND NON-ESSENTIAL TREATMENTS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL 4/6. Emergency Care Will Be Available Dr. Caves will continue to provide emergency care for all patients of record. Please contact the office in case of a dental emergency…

Should I Be Worried About Bleeding Gums?

Have you noticed that your gums are bleeding when your brush and floss your teeth?  It’s important for you to recognize that bleeding gums are not normal and should be taken seriously. Bleeding gums are often a warning sign that…

Should I Get Dental Implants?

Are you fed up with living with embarrassment because you’re missing teeth? Read on to learn why a dental implant may be the best bet to restore your smile. Dr. Albert Caves of Caves Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Columbus,…

Sleep Apnea Treatment Without a CPAP

Millions of people and their partners deal with poor sleep due to snoring problems. Snoring is more than just a nuisance. It is often a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a potentially life-threatening condition. The most commonly prescribed treatment…

How to Manage Dental Anxiety

If merely considering going to the dentist makes you feel anxious, you’re not alone. Maybe you’re dreading that there might be some pain or maybe you haven’t been in a while and you’re unsure what the dentist will find.  However,…

How to Have Good Oral Health Over 55

Maintaining good oral health is important no matter what age you are. However, you may wonder if your dental routine needs to be adjusted as you grow older. It’s a fact that the passage of time naturally changes conditions in…

What Are the Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Treatments?

Cosmetic dental treatments today appear more natural and are certainly more durable than ever before, thanks to all of the new advancements in dental technology. These popular cosmetic procedures can help you have the smile you’ve always wanted. Dentists like…