Category Archives: Health & Wellness Dentistry

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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,…


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…


Stick Out Your Tongue!

At Flax Dental in Atlanta we diagnose and treat conditions of the teeth and gums on a daily basis. These conditions can affect the tongue. We’re using this blog post to discuss the tongue. Have you ever considered all the important things your tongue can do? It helps us talk, perceive the texture and flavor…


It’s Better To Prevent A Cavity Than Fill One

We fill a lot of cavities at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Tooth decay is a serious problem, with somewhere in the area of nine of every ten American adults having at least one cavity in their teeth. It doesn’t have to be that way. We really stress preventative dentistry as the key to good dental…


Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. There are lots of nicknames for teeth, and that’s okay; we use them all the time, at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Whatever you call them, take good care of them so they last! Making time in your busy day to brush and floss is a habit that will pay…


Flossing For Health And Happiness

Most people know that flossing is an important part of dental health. As we like to remind our patients at Floss Dental in Atlanta GA, the value of flossing has been proven time and time again. In a nutshell, flossing is your chance to remove the food debris that a toothbrush can’t reach. Which Kind…



Sleep Dentistry At Flax Dental

Dental appointments are stressful for some people. For some it can get so bad that they avoid the dentist altogether, which has the regretable effect of putting their dental health at risk. At Flax Dental in Atlanta we provide sedation dentistry, so those who need extra help getting the dental care they need. Sedation dentistry…


Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out which medications their patients are taking. At Flax Dental in Atlanta our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental visit.   Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can impact oral health or dental treatment.   Bleeding Issues   Heparin/warfarin and other…


Think You May Have A Cavity?

To maintain good dental health, your teeth need a lot of good ol’-fashioned TLC. But even when we do our best, bacteria can sneak in and cause tooth decay. At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we would be happy to take care of your dental issues. Few of us go through life without getting a cavity.…


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