Category Archives: Health & Wellness Dentistry

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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.…


How Does Your Overall Health Affect Your Smile?

Good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right oral care products, your personal oral care habits, and seeing us at Flax Dental in Atlanta twice a year. Did you know your dental…


Beating Horrible Halitosis

Bad breath is no fun at all, but there are things you can do to combat it. If bad breath is an issue for you or a loved one, talk to us about it at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Common, garden-variety bad breath is caused by the things we eat and drink. Food debris builds…


5 Critical Things To Know About Periodontal Disease

Gum disease is an inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, it is preventable. This condition is becoming so common in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the ADA. Fortunately, periodontal disease can be treated at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Here are some important things to know…


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