Category Archives: Health & Wellness Dentistry

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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…


Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

In this post from Flax Dental in Atlanta we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of foods.…


4 Oral Ailments To Discuss With Your Dentist

This article is about some of the most frequent conditions that should be discussed with us, at Flax Dental in Atlanta. There is a solution for each one of these issues. Tooth Decay. This is easily the most common dental problem. Tooth decay, or cavities, occur when plaque combines with the sugars and/or starches in…


Persistent Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth is a condition in which your salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva, leaving you with a persistent dry feeling in your mouth. If you experience this, be sure to tell us at Flax Dental in Atlanta. The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, which is pronounced zero-STOE-me-uh. It’s a known side effect…


A Youthful Smile At Any Age

Aging is an inescapable fact of life. While some of the challenges that come with it cannot be avoided, others can. At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we help patients of all ages with their dental health issues. Dental problems that are common with aging include missing teeth, gum recession, tooth damage, and yellowed enamel. In…


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…


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,…


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