Category Archives: Oral Health

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…


Six 10-Second Healthy Tooth Helps

It doesn’t have to take a lot of time to improve your oral hygiene. In fact, you can form a new habit to benefit your oral health in 10 seconds. The Flax Dental team offers six ways to add essential dental care to each day in 60 seconds or less. Find a better place for your…


How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

As you stand over your bathroom sink and meditate on the frayed bristles of a favorite toothbrush, do you wonder if the time has come to replace it? It’s a good question, and Flax Dental, your dentist in Atlanta GA, has an answer. The more we use a toothbrush, the more comfortable it gets, kind…


Why It’s Crucial To Replace Missing Back Teeth

Some people who lose a molar wonder whether to replace it. After all, it doesn’t show when you smile, and there are other teeth to take over the chewing. Why not leave it be, and save some money? At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we advise patients to replace missing molars with a dental implant. There…


The Health And Beauty Consequences Of Missing Teeth

Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health, and what we can do about it dental implants in Atlanta. Our teeth have many vital functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone around…


What Makes Our Smiles Unique

EVERY PERSON IS BORN with their own unique smile. Some smile with all of their teeth, some only show the top row, and some don’t show their teeth at all, and a smile can come in all shapes and sizes and still be genuine. We can also end up with smiles that look a lot…


Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

Flax Dental patients use the word “cavity” often when discussing oral health practices. Along with teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry procedures, cavities are a hot topic. At Flax Dental we think it’s great that people in the Atlanta area are so conscious of their teeth, and we feel that having a better understanding of…


Ouch! Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

For those of you who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, Flax Dental is here for you. Dr. Hugh Flax has been treating this common trouble since 1987. The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is proper oral hygiene. Incorrect brushing and over-brushing…


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It’s Q & A Time!

Usually, we think of Q & A as a time for patients to ask us questions. Today, we are turning the table. We want to let you see how much you know about a few common dental conditions or procedures! Take our short quiz to assess your Dental IQ. What is your Dental IQ? True…



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