Category Archives: Restorative dentistry

Find A Few Minutes To Floss

One of the reasons people give for not flossing their teeth is that it’s hard to fit it into their daily schedule. The team at Flax Dental in Atlanta wants to remind those folks that flossing their teeth is every bit as important to their dental health as brushing. It has an entirely different role,…


How Long Will A Dental Crown Last?

At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we have placed crowns on the teeth of countless patients. Dental crowns have many applications in dentistry, from adding strength to a tooth that has a large filling to fitting on top of a dental implant. Crowns are also used extensively for purely cosmetic problems: yellow teeth, stained teeth, too-small…


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…


Not Happy With Your Dentist?

Looking for a new dentist? It’s easy to find one. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. The trick is finding a dentist you’re happy with! At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we’re proud of our positive online reviews. Even so, knowing whether a dentist is…


Have You Thanked Your Dental Assistant Lately?

Flax Dental in Atlanta would be a very different place if it weren’t for the skilled dental assistants who work here. In this post, we would like to highlight the importance of these specialists who are often not given the credit they deserve. Dental assistants not only make your dental appointment more pleasant, they make it…


Behind The Scenes: Dental Crown Fabrication

This post from Flax Dental in Atlanta looks at the complex process required to fabricate a dental crown. Dental crowns can be constructed with metal, ceramic (porcelain), plastics, or varying combinations of these. We will describe the process used to create a porcelain crown, though the steps are similar to those used for other materials.…


Check Out The Checkup!

At Flax Dental in Atlanta, we want to see each one of our patients for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Most of the time we try to get you to schedule your next appointment even as you leave the office from your latest one. There are some very good reasons for seeing us…


Dental Check Up: How Often?

When is the last time you had a dental check-up? At Flax Dental in Atlanta GA, we recommend that most of our patients get a check-up every six months. for those with a higher risk of oral diseases, we advise an examination every four months. As important as healthy teeth are, you should know that…


Top 5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

Welcome to the blog of Flax Dental, your dentist in Atlanta. We want to deliver some easy tips for oral hygiene. 1.Do… remember, as you brush your teeth, you are just clearing the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the proper angle can gently clean the bacteria away. Once plaque has progressed…


Focusing On The Top 3 At Flax Dental

I’m Hugh Flax. I’ve been a dentist here in Atlanta, Georgia since 1987. I have found amazing people in this community. At Flax Dental, we focus on three important things as we work to be your dental provider of choice. Family We want to be the dental practice families depend on for quality care, from…


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