Columbus GA Dentist Blog

How Can I Prevent Cavities?

Cavities are holes in teeth that are created by bacteria. If you have a cavity, it may be difficult to chew. You may also feel tooth pain and sensitivity to hot and cold foods and beverages. Although cavities are more…

Do I Need My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are the last adult teeth to grow in the rear of the mouth. Also known as the "third molars", wisdom teeth can cause problems for some patients if they do not have enough room to emerge. Many patients…

Dental Crown Q&A

Dental crowns are a versatile treatment option that addresses cosmetic and restorative dental issues. As a dental tool, they can be used to fix a cracked or broken tooth or cover a misshapen or discolored tooth. Crowns can also serve…

Dr. Albert Caves Patient Reviews

Dr. Albert Caves is a dentist in Columbus, Georgia that has continued his post-doctorate education training through the Georgia Health Sciences University College of Dental Medicine, the Hinman Dental Society, and the Dawson Academy. Dr. Caves has completed advanced CEREC…

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants can be used to replace one or more missing teeth. They naturally fuse with the jaw bone to support your final restoration. Depending on the number and location of your missing teeth, dental implants can be used to…

Why You Should Treat Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth are more than a simple cosmetic issue. Patients with severely crooked teeth are often affected by increased oral health problems. Dr. Albert Caves is a Columbus, Georgia dentist that is passionate about helping his patients receive the smile…

What Causes Cavities?

Cavities, also known as tooth decay, occur when tooth enamel wears away. Eventually, if enough enamel wears away, the soft tissues and nerves within the tooth will be exposed. One of the first signs of a cavity is a sensitivity…

Breaking Bad Oral Health Habits

Many people may revert to bad habits that are bad for their teeth in times of stress. Chewing ice, nail-biting, and brushing teeth too hard are common patterns of behavior that many patients face. Patient health is at the forefront…

Maintaining Your Oral Health

Patient safety is always our top priority, which is why we are adhering to ADA and CDC guidelines as we reopen. Our Columbus, GA dental team also wants to remind our patients to continue to take care of their teeth…

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…