Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

Looking For A Red Carpet-Caliber Smile?

When you see pics of your favorite stars, do you ever wonder how they project such perfection? Can ordinary Atlanta folks ever achieve anything approaching celebrity-caliber attractiveness? With the help of cosmetic dentistry from Flax Dental, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” There many effective cosmetic dentistry procedures available that can produce dramatic results. Complete smile…


Teeth Whitening And Your Dentist

Teeth whitening has become one of the most popular dental procedures at Flax Dental in Atlanta. It seems that everyone is whitening their teeth to help their smiles look younger and brighter. Many people are turning to over-the-counter solutions to lighten their teeth, but there can be disadvantages to this approach. Here is some basic…


What Can Veneers Do For Your Smile?

Hello, and welcome to our Flax Dental blog. Today we are taking the time to answer a question that many dental patients have: “What are porcelain veneers, and how are they used in cosmetic dentistry?” Porcelain veneers are thin shells made from durable, translucent porcelain or composite resin. They are custom-made for each patient and…


The Health And Beauty Consequences Of Missing Teeth

Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health, and what we can do about it dental implants in Atlanta. Our teeth have many vital functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone around…


Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

In this post from Flax Dental in Atlanta, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to involve tools…


Top 5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

Welcome to the blog of Flax Dental, your dentist in Atlanta. We want to deliver some easy tips for oral hygiene. 1.Do… remember, as you brush your teeth, you are just clearing the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the proper angle can gently clean the bacteria away. Once plaque has progressed…


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…


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