Category Archives: Dental health

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Save Your Breath

This post from Flax Dental in Atlanta focuses on a problem experienced by many people, bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common is poor oral hygiene. Halitosis often happens in the middle of the day, due to an inability to brush between meals. Small food pieces on the teeth, gums,…


Raise Your Dental IQ

There are simple things you can do every day to raise your Dental IQ and benefit your smile. One simple lesson from Flax Dental in Atlanta involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is…


A New Reason To Eat More Fish

This may sound like an unlikely cause and effect, but research suggests that eating fish with high levels of polyunsaturated fats can lower the risk of gum disease, a condition we see far too often at Flax Dental in Atlanta. As you may know, gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in the…


What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Your overall dental health depends on healthy teeth and gums. Along with regular checkups at Flax Dental in Atlanta regular brushing and flossing helps keep everything in good shape. You already know how to brush your teeth. But there are best practices that you may not be aware of. Bearing in mind that there is…


Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?

A condition known as dry mouth is fairly common, and has some common causes. It can be really uncomfortable, and can also pose a threat to your dental health. Here are some tips from Flax Dental in Atlanta. The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, which is pronounced zero-STO-me-ah. Some of its causes include:…


Is Your Low-Carb Diet Giving You Dragon Breath?

Many people believe that bad breath is linked to poor brushing. The truth is that there are many causes. At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we can help you identify the cause of bad breath, and discuss how to cure it. Your diet dramatically affects your breath. Because digestion begins the moment foods enter your mouth,…


Soft, Medium, Or Buzz Lightyear?

At Flax Dental in Atlanta patients sometimes ask how they should go about choosing a toothbrush. Picking this most basic dental health tool can be as hard as choosing a paint color, and there seem to be just as many choices. The most important consideration for a toothbrush is soft bristles. We recommend them for…


Our Standard Of Excellence

At Flax Dental in Atlanta we are committed to the dental health of each one of our patients. We want everyone who settles into one of our chairs to have a good experience. But just as important, we want our work to result in healthy teeth and gums that last a lifetime. That is our…



Discover Why Patients Trust Their Smile To Flax Dental

There are a lot of dentists out there. That’s just one reason why we work so hard to provide excellent dental care and build patient trust, at Flax Dental in Atlanta. We may provide the dentistry, but it’s not about us, it’s about you. From the dentist to the hygienist to the folks at the…


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