Category Archives: Dental health

How Does Your Overall Health Affect Your Smile?

Good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right oral care products, your personal oral care habits, and seeing us at Flax Dental in Atlanta twice a year. Did you know your dental…


How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is one of the best things you can do to maintain good dental health. You’ve probably heard us say that more than once, at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Not many patients like to admit it, but studies show that some people have a hard time working regular…


Beating Horrible Halitosis

Bad breath is no fun at all, but there are things you can do to combat it. If bad breath is an issue for you or a loved one, talk to us about it at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Common, garden-variety bad breath is caused by the things we eat and drink. Food debris builds…


We Solve Problems To Restore Smiles

Do you fear that your smile is beyond repair due to damage or neglect? Rest assured, that may not be true. At Flax Dental in Atlanta we use restorative dentistry to improve smiles every day. Here are some tough dental problems we routinely solve: Tough Problem 1: Insufficient Bone for Dental Implant Solution: Bone Grafting…


5 Critical Things To Know About Periodontal Disease

Gum disease is an inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, it is preventable. This condition is becoming so common in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the ADA. Fortunately, periodontal disease can be treated at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Here are some important things to know…


Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

For anyone who has lost all of their teeth, implant-supported dentures from Flax Dental in Atlanta may sound like a dream come true: dentures that are attached to the jaw, and surpass traditional dentures in appearance and functionality. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide numerous advantages over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Furnishes…


There Is Hope For Denture Wearers

The condition of your teeth has a big impact on your quality of life. Denture wearers understand this all too well. But now there is a better option than conventional dentures: implant-supported dentures from Flax Dental in Atlanta. Conventional dentures rest against the gums. They can irritate soft tissue, and make breathing, eating, tasting food,…


Afraid Of The Dentist? Let’s Talk About Sedation.

If you’re among the millions of Americans coping with dental anxiety, sedation dentistry from Flax Dental in Atlanta is just what you need. It may not seem possible, with sedation dentistry you can actually relax during dental visits. Sedation dentistry is useful for the following: Teeth sensitivity Fear of needles An uncontrollable gag reflex Difficulty in…


Treatment For Sensitive Teeth

Millions of Americans experience tooth sensitivity to one degree or another, causing them to avoid certain foods and beverages. If this sounds like you, please talk to us about it at Flax Dental in Atlanta. People with sensitive teeth are most likely to have problems with temperature. Hot or cold things, like coffee and ice…


Tooth Implants: The Role Of The Abutment

Dental implants from Flax Dental in Atlanta involve three main components: the implant itself, the abutment, and the artificial tooth. In this message, we review the vital connecting component: the abutment. What Is An Abutment? The abutment is the connector piece between a dental implant and the artifical tooth. It links the crown, dental bridge,…


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