Category Archives: Family Dentistry

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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,…


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…


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…


6 Good Reasons To Visit Your Dentist More Often

Most people visit the dentist about once each year. As many as forty percent of Americans see their dentist less often; some go as long as five years between visits! At Flax Dental in Atlanta we recommend a checkup every six months. Here are six great reasons to visit us more frequently. 1. Oral Cancer…


Super Smiles Have Strong Enamel

Did you know that enamel is the hardest substance in the body? It’s true! Found on the outer surface of your teeth, enamel is meant to last a lifetime, and with the help of regular checkups at Flax Dental in Atlanta, it can. Enamel may be super strong, but you still have to do your…


Modern Dentistry In Atlanta With No Oxen Hooves

One of the essential habits of good dental health is daily brushing with an effective toothpaste. There is a wide variety of toothpastes available. At Flax Dental in Atlanta we recommend you use one with the ADA seal. That seal ensures that the toothpaste has been tested, claims are being met, and the ingredients are…


Have Your Dessert!

Do you have a sweet tooth? Join the club. For many of our patients at Flax Dental in Atlanta, it’s not realistic to recommend avoiding sugary treats. If you fit that category, here is something useful to know: eating sweets at certain times is better for your teeth than others. For instance, when you eat…


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…


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