Category Archives: Oral Health

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…


Afraid Of The Dentist? Let’s Talk About Sedation.

If you’re among the millions of Americans coping with dental anxiety, sedation dentistry from Flax Dental in Atlanta is just what you need. It may not seem possible, with sedation dentistry you can actually relax during dental visits. Sedation dentistry is useful for the following: Teeth sensitivity Fear of needles An uncontrollable gag reflex Difficulty in…


Treatment For Sensitive Teeth

Millions of Americans experience tooth sensitivity to one degree or another, causing them to avoid certain foods and beverages. If this sounds like you, please talk to us about it at Flax Dental in Atlanta. People with sensitive teeth are most likely to have problems with temperature. Hot or cold things, like coffee and ice…


Happy Teeth Don’t Just Happen

Keeping your teeth clean is a critical factor in maintaining a beautiful smile. One of the benefits of visiting us at Flax Dental in Atlanta is receiving a thorough teeth cleaning and a review of your brushing practices. Your Partner in Oral Health Our dental hygienist can professionally clean and polish your teeth at yourbiannual…


Beware Of An Acidic Diet

Most people don’t think of a tooth as a body part that fluctuates in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. The team at Flax Dental in Atlanta reminds you that teeth are dynamic organisms with nonstop chemical processes. The protective enamel that covers the…


Yes, We Treat Bad Breath

Mouthwash can leave your breath minty fresh. It isn’t a cure for chronic bad breath, though. At best, it is a temporary mask. If you cope with bad breath on a regular basis, ask us about it next time you’re at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Ordinary bad breath is caused by the things we eat…


Two Hints For When You’re Too Tired To Brush

Too tired to touch a toothbrush. We’ve all been there. At Flax Dental in Atlanta,  we are committed to helping patients maintain balanced hygiene and to correct imperfections that can lead to inhibited confidence and self-assurance. In this blog post, we are offering two fabulously quick ideas for overcoming exhaustion in favor of brushing and…


How Tooth Brushing Prevents Gum Disease

Why should everyone brush their teeth at least twice a day? In this post from Flax Dental in Atlanta, we’ll talk about why this is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes food debris from teeth and cleans away…


How To Choose A Dentist

It’s easy to find a dentist. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. At Flax Dental in Atlanta we’re proud of our positive online reviews. Even so, knowing whether a dentist is right for you can be a little tricky. What traits should you look…


Don’t Let Stress Hurt Your Smile

At Flax Dental in Atlanta we see more and more patients with stress-related dental issues. You may not think about it, but stress can really do a number on your dental health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be exacerbated by stress. People who have difficulty managing stress…


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