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If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

If your gums bleed when you floss your teeth, should you drop flossing from your dental health routine? We’re asked about this from time to time at Flax Dental in Atlanta. Our answer is short and sweet: “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums more thoroughly—not leave…


Cosmetic Dental Artistry

Cosmetic dentistry at Flax Dental in Atlanta is part science and part art. Our objective is creating positive changes to the teeth and smiles of our patients. In order to achieve an attractive, yet natural looking result, we do more than recommend specific procedures. We consider the shape, alignment, color and condition of the teeth.…


3-Point Checklist Before Your Dental Consultation

Looking for a dentist because you’re losing the battle with plaque build-up, chipped teeth, tooth pain, stains, or tooth decay? Please give us a call at Flax Dental in Atlanta. This blog post offers three steps to take before you arrive at our office. 1. Analyze your hygiene routine and gaps in technique or consistency.…


Tooth Whitening: What The ADA Has To Say

When a cosmetic dentistry procedure becomes popular, it’s natural to want to see what all the fuss is about. But at Flax Dental in Atlanta we think it’s also a good idea to know what the American Dental Association has to say, in particular about procedures such as teeth whitening. The ADA advises patients to…


You Be The Judge

A great smile can light up a room, and if that smile is yours you are bound to make a great first impression. You can transform your smile with cosmetic dentistry from Flax Dental in Atlanta. Are you skeptical? We invite you to judge for yourself. Few of us were born with perfect teeth. Cosmetic…


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,…


Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

At Flax Dental in Atlanta, many patients come in with a toothache. In some cases, the toothache is a secondary symptom of a sinus condition. Let’s discuss the relationship. Your maxillary sinuses are very close upstairs neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue separates the upper tooth roots from…



Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

In this post from Flax Dental in Atlanta we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis refers to something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. It is generally caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed,…


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…


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