Columbus GA Dentist Blog

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…

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

If you cringe when you see someone bite into ice cream with their teeth because it gives you brain freeze, you probably have sensitive teeth. While everyone’s teeth are sensitive to extreme cold, some have more sensitivity to cold and…

Are Dental Veneers Right For Me?

Teeth do a lot of work for us. Digestion starts in the mouth when we chew our food, and over time our teeth can develop battle scars in the form of gaps, cracks, minor misalignment, or discoloration. Instead of having…

Why do I wake up with a headache?

Do you wake up with daily headaches?  Recurring headaches can be indicative of a serious dental health concern. TMJ is a chronic pain disorder that often results in recurring headaches.  Finding the right dentist with the appropriate training can help you find…

Can I Brighten My Teeth With Teeth Whitening?

Yes, professional teeth whitening can be a quick, effective solution to brighten discolored and stained teeth. Dr. Albert Caves offers a full range of cosmetic dentistry services to enhance the appearance of damaged or healthy teeth. Dr. Caves offers professional…