Columbus GA Dentist Blog

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…

How Do I Floss Correctly?

You may already be brushing your teeth twice daily as recommended by Dr. Albert Caves of Columbus GA and dentists worldwide. This is fantastic and you should definitely keep it up. However, even doing that is not enough to stave…

Is Sugar Actually Bad For Your Teeth?

Dentists have been telling us about how bad sugar is for our teeth for decades, but in today’s world of online information overload it sometimes seems like what is good and bad for you is constantly changing. So is it…

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…