Category Archives: Dental health

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Let Us Ease Your Dental Anxiety

If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by Flax Dental in Atlanta. Millions of Americans stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. There is a more severe form, too, called dental phobia. In both, some…


Flax Dental In Atlanta Is Accepting New Patients

At Flax Dental in Atlanta we are accepting new patients. This works both ways: if we’re seeing you for the first time, then you, of course, are seeing us for the first time. Rest assured, we are committed to excellence and to helping you maintain good dental health. It’s natural to be a little nervous…


Let’s Make A Plan

If you’re like most of us, you’d like to have the best smile possible. Have you given much thought to improving yours? At Flax Dental in Atlanta we have some thoughts on that. Cosmetic dentistry can make a huge difference, but a great smile comes down to making a plan and sticking to it. One…


If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

If your gums bleed when you floss your teeth, should you drop flossing from your dental health routine? We’re asked about this from time to time at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Our answer is short and sweet: “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums more thoroughly—not leave…


3-Point Checklist Before Your Dental Consultation

Looking for a dentist because you’re losing the battle with plaque build-up, chipped teeth, tooth pain, stains, or tooth decay? Please give us a call at Flax Dental in Atlanta. This blog post offers three steps to take before you arrive at our office. 1. Analyze your hygiene routine and gaps in technique or consistency.…


Oral Health For Atlanta Diabetics

This post from Flax Dental in Atlanta is called ‘Oral Health For Atlanta Diabetics.’ Many people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is the complicating factor. Diabetics who control their blood sugar have lower rates of dental problems. When blood sugar levels rise,…


Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

At Flax Dental in Atlanta, many patients come in with a toothache. In some cases, the toothache is a secondary symptom of a sinus condition. Let’s discuss the relationship. Your maxillary sinuses are very close upstairs neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue separates the upper tooth roots from…



Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

In this post from Flax Dental in Atlanta we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis refers to something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. It is generally caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed,…


Top 6 Ways To Destroy A Beautiful Smile

In this post from Flax Dental in Atlanta we look at behaviors that can damage your teeth and your dental health. 6. Be a Builder Not a Wrecker Bacteria is constantly trying to build an empire in your mouth, give it what it wants: juice, soda, chewy candy for the small crevices and hard to…


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