Archive for the ‘General Dentistry’ Category

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…

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…

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…

Halloween And Oral Health

The scariest part of Halloween is the damage all that candy does to your teeth! Spooky plaque feeds off sugar, allowing it to rapidly spread and take over your mouth. Plaque buildup can cause gum disease, bad breath, sensitive teeth,…

Oral Health And Aging

Columbus, GA Dentist Dr. Albert Caves emphasizes the importance of striving to keep your natural teeth healthy for as long as possible to enjoy the best quality of life. Modern advances in both materials and technology in the dental field…

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety or fear of the dentist is one of the most common reasons people avoid routine dental care. Dental anxiety is a real condition affecting many people, and can often be the result of a previous bad experience in…

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month..

This month we recognize the importance of oral cancer screening in the prevention of late stage diagnosis for cancers of the mouth, neck and throat. Oral cancer rates unfortunately continue to rise worldwide, and the Oral Cancer Foundation predicts that…

Back to School Cavity Prevention..

As parents, the end of summer marks the beginning of back-to-school preparation. This includes school supply shopping, summer reading, and visits with your child’s doctor and dentist to ensure that he or she is healthy for the upcoming school year.…

Pregnancy and Oral Health..

Pregnancy brings with it many joys and surprises, but it also brings about some health changes. Among the other bodily changes that occur during pregnancy, some changes in your oral health status may occur as well. Hormonal gingivitis is common…

How to keep your gums healthy

Properly caring for your gums is essential for having strong teeth. Did you know that gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults? Columbus, GA dentist Dr. Albert Caves and his staff keep this fact in…