Category Archives: Dental health

How To Choose A Dentist

It’s easy to find a dentist. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. At Flax Dental in Atlanta we’re proud of our positive online reviews. Even so, knowing whether a dentist is right for you can be a little tricky. What traits should you look…


Not Happy With Your Dentist?

Looking for a new dentist? It’s easy to find one. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. The trick is finding a dentist you’re happy with! At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we’re proud of our positive online reviews. Even so, knowing whether a dentist is…


Gently Now (Protect Your Gums When You Brush)

Everyone wants nice, pearly whites, so naturally we should brush our teeth more, right? You’d think so. More often might be better, but not if you’re brushing too hard. That can lead to gum recession, and at Flax Dental in Atlanta we assure you, you don’t want that. Gum recession is when your gum line exposes…


The Techno-Toothbrush

Are electric toothbrushes any better at cleaning your teeth than manual toothbrushes? It depends on who you ask, because both have their advocates. In this article from Flax Dental in Atlanta, we aren’t going to recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a look at the world of the electric toothbrush. Electric…


Have You Thanked Your Dental Assistant Lately?

Flax Dental in Atlanta would be a very different place if it weren’t for the skilled dental assistants who work here. In this post, we would like to highlight the importance of these specialists who are often not given the credit they deserve. Dental assistants not only make your dental appointment more pleasant, they make it…


Better and Better: The Future of Implants

Dentists are always reminding their patients to brush and floss their teeth. It’s the best way to ensure healthy teeth and gums. But at Flax Dental in Atlanta we know that in spite of everyone’s best efforts, some of our patients are going to lose a tooth. When that happens, we recommend dental implants as…


Do You Eat A Tooth-Healthy Diet?

Maintaining healthy teeth is important for our everyone. At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we are enthusiastic about helping you care for your teeth and keep them healthy. Everyone should know that maintaining healthy teeth requires daily brushing and flossing. Regular visits to our dental practice is also necessary for preventing cavities and maintaining proper dental…


Preventing Gum Disease At Flax Dental

Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. And that, the team at Flax Dental in Atlanta cautions, could be an early step on the road to gum disease. Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can…


Don’t Let Stress Hurt Your Smile

At Flax Dental in Atlanta we see more and more patients with stress-related dental issues. You may not think about it, but stress can really do a number on your dental health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be exacerbated by stress. People who have difficulty managing stress…


Amazing Dental Implants

Dental implants from Flax Dental in Atlanta are the prime tooth replacement available to people who are missing teeth. A dental implant is a metal (usually titanium) post implanted into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the post. Titanium is amazingly durable and…


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