Category Archives: Family Dentistry

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…


Trust Doctor Flax For Accurate Dental Info

Dental patients are better informed than ever before, and it’s not surprising that much of their knowledge comes from online sources. Proactive self-education can be beneficial for you and your family, especially if it assists in living a healthy lifestyle. But at Flax Dental we caution our friends and neighbors not to rely on online…


Dental Check Up: How Often?

When is the last time you had a dental check-up? At Flax Dental in Atlanta GA, we recommend that most of our patients get a check-up every six months. for those with a higher risk of oral diseases, we advise an examination every four months. As important as healthy teeth are, you should know that…


4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal

When you go to the store for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, the dentist at Flax Dental in Atlanta GA reminds you to always look for the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. There are four ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care choices for you and…


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…


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…


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…


3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

Many of Dr. Hugh Flax’s patients walk in for cosmetic dentistry, or for routine checkups and cleanings. Most really want to know if they are brushing properly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered–from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and techniques–is our business. At Flax Dental we are all about…


Not Happy With Your Atlanta Dentist?

Hello! Welcome to Flax Dental in Atlanta, Georgia. We provide innovative general and cosmetic dentistry for the whole family. Our services include: cosmetic dentistry dental implants sedation dentistry general dentistry Immediate care for dental emergencies Strong, natural looking restorations A clean, comfortable, and friendly dental atmosphere to make your experience as pleasant as possible I…


The Flax Dental Guide To Dental X-Rays

Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? Today’s Atlanta dental blog takes a look at dental x-rays. Panoramic If you have ever stood in a huge camera apparatus and struggled to stay motionless while an automated camera made one slow pass around your head, then you have had a panoramic x-ray taken of your mouth.…


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