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The Importance of Straight Teeth as a Professional

If you have always wanted to have straighter teeth but are put off by the idea of years of wearing metal braces, short-term orthodontics at Flax Dental in Atlanta is for you. Having a straight and healthy smile can say a lot about a person. It says: You care about your smile You want to…


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…


The Five Stages of a Cavity

This post from Flax Dental in Atlanta looks at the stages of tooth decay. You may have heard that once tooth enamel has eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not completely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can actually be reversed. Reverse a cavity before it needs a filling If you…


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.…


Dental Implants: Change Your Life In 4 Steps

Healthy teeth that work as nature intended are vital for a high quality of life and overall health. That’s what makes dental implants, like those available at Flax Dental in Atlanta, such a major step forward in dentistry. Dental implants are titanium posts that are inserted into the jaw. The implant is, in effect, a…


How Long Can You Use a Toothbrush?

Have you replaced your toothbrush lately? You don’t have to answer that. At Flax Dental in Atlanta we recommend replacing your toothbrush every three months. Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, which can be bad for their dental health. It’s one of the reasons why most dentists hand out free…


Smile Perfection

At Flax Dental in Atlanta we are dedicated to smile perfection. We use cosmetic dentistry to transform ordinary smiles into smile masterpieces. Here are some of the procedures we use in smile makeovers. Implant Dentistry Dental implants are the ultimate tooth restoration. A dental implant is a metal post that is inserted into your jawbone.…


Not Too Late To Get Them Straight

Are you an adult with misaligned teeth? Do you regret not having orthodontic treatment when you were a teen? At Flax Dental in Atlanta, it’s not too late to straighten your teeth – and clear braces makes it easier than ever. Clear braces from Invisalign may sound like they’re too good to be true, but…


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…


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