Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

Focusing On The Top 3 At Flax Dental

I’m Hugh Flax. I’ve been a dentist here in Atlanta, Georgia since 1987. I have found amazing people in this community. At Flax Dental, we focus on three important things as we work to be your dental provider of choice. Family We want to be the dental practice families depend on for quality care, from…


Do You Have The Most Common Dental Problem?

At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we restore decayed teeth to create smiles that are healthy and beautiful. If you have one or more teeth with a cavity, it’s time to give us a call so we can take care of them. Dr. Hugh Flax has been restoring teeth since 1987. Ongoing training is essential to remain at…


Saving Teeth

When a tooth is threatened by extreme decay, gum disease, or damage from an injury, we have to make a judgment call concerning the course of treatment. If the pulp of the tooth is infected or inflamed, a root canal at Flax Dental in Atlanta is usually the only way to save the tooth. During…


What Makes Our Smiles Unique

EVERY PERSON IS BORN with their own unique smile. Some smile with all of their teeth, some only show the top row, and some don’t show their teeth at all, and a smile can come in all shapes and sizes and still be genuine. We can also end up with smiles that look a lot…


The Help You Need: Sedation Dentistry in Atlanta

Dental anxiety affects millions of Americans. For some people it’s so strong that they avoid going to the dentist altogether. That might seem rational enough: why do something when you know it’s going to upset you? The problem with that, of course, is that by doing so you put your dental health at risk. Sedation…


Missing Teeth and Dental Implants in Atlanta

It’s a deceptively simple idea: replace a missing tooth by attaching an artificial one directly to the patient’s jaw. It’s an idea that has been around for a thousand years or more, but in the last half century, it has become an exact science. Dental implants are one of the specialties offered at Flax Dental…


Time To Upgrade Your Smile?

Have you thought about upgrading your smile? Cosmetic dentistry from Flax Dental in Atlanta offers many ways to make positive changes to your smile. The quickest and least invasive procedure is teeth whitening. The results are dramatic and teeth whitening side effects are minimal. We offer professional-grade take-home kits, and Zoom! in-office whitening. If your…


Can You Handle A Dental Emergency?

At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we hope you never need emergency dental care. It’s critical, however, to know what to do in an emergency situation. Here is a quiz on dental emergencies and other oral issues. 1. One of the wires on your braces breaks. What do you do? a. Cut off the loose piece.…


Teeth Whitening: Do It Right

As the years go by, our teeth naturally lose their luster. Dark colored foods and drinks speed up the process, but even people who avoid coffee, wine and cola are not immune to yellow or gray teeth. Want to brighten up your smile? Have you considered tooth whitening? Teeth whitening at Flax Dental in Atlanta…


Not Happy With Your Gums? Ask About Contouring

Atlanta dental patients who are interested in a smile makeover might want to consider gum contouring. This cosmetic dentistry procedure, available from Flax Dental, is helpful for people who feel that their gums rest too low or too high on their teeth. If you feel that your gums cover too much of the surface of…


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