Posts Tagged ‘ Atlanta dentist ’

A Successful Dental Career Built out of Love for his Mom

A person’s career choices can easily be influenced by childhood experiences that leave a lasting impact. This is definitely true for Dr. Hugh Flax, DDS. Dr. Flax’s passion for serving the dental profession started during his childhood. Growing up in the 1970’s, Dr. Flax observed the severe dental fears from which his mother suffered. “If you’ve […]


Dr. Flax is Sponsoring the AACD APEX Student Scholarship!

That’s right everyone. Dr. Flax along with two other AACD accredited dentists are sponsoring the AACD APEX Student Scholarship for 2015! The lucky students who win this scholarship will attend the renowned American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session held in San Francisco this year to learn from the cosmetic dental world’s finest educators. Scholarship Finalists Will […]


Dr. Flax Receives Awards and Commendation!

Whoa there, Dr. Flax!  Your one and only favorite Atlanta dentist is mighty popular lately.  He’s earned a new prestigious membership, been featured in an online publication, and earned a big award.  Check him out!   ICOI Membership. ICOI is an organization and stands for International Congress for Oral Implantologists.   Dr. Flax has recently […]


Halloween Treats You DON’T Want To Buy!

Halloween is just a week away folks!  It’s almost time for getting dressed up, Halloween costume parties, and trick-or-treating!  So, about that last part.  You remember being a kid I’m sure, when you’d go trick-or-treating and someone would be offering candy that you didnt recognize — some that  looked downright nasty!   These days, you […]


5 Tips to Help You Sleep!

1. Maintain a sleep schedule Many of us work odd hours or try to multitask by staying up late to finish projects. This negatively impacts your body’s natural rhythm, the result being a failed sleep pattern. The solution is to set a regular time to go to sleep and wake up and, crucially, to maintain the same schedule on […]


The Great Toothpaste Controversy

There’s somewhat of a controversy stirring in the dental world. It has to do with toothpaste and it’s an issue that has divided dentists. Right now, there is still no consensus. What’s the issue at stake? The tiny beads found in many popular toothpastes, most notably Crest. Toothpaste Controversy: Polyethylene Beads Polyethylene plastic beads became […]


Cosmetic Dentistry and Celebrity Smiles

A good smile is an invaluable trait for humans. We interact through our faces, through speech and hearing as well as through facial, non-vocal expressions. A good smile is obviously attractive, but it’s also inviting and disarming. For these reasons, someone like a celebrity cannot afford to have a bad smile (unless he/she is a […]


Dental Tourism on the Rise

Leaving the country to undergo a medical procedure sounds like something for the ultra wealthy. It sounds like the story of a 100 year old billionaire going to Switzerland for a procedure that may extend his life for an extra 30 years. It seems absurd. Well, what’s actually absurd is that in 2012 400,000 Americans crossed […]


Fad Diets Wreaking Havoc on Teeth

Fad diets are troubling. They can be unhealthy, misguided, misinformed,counterproductive or downright dangerous. But fad diets, like all diets, affect another crucial part of your health that you may be forgetting: your mouth. It turns out that not only are most popular fad diets iffy in terms of their health and effectiveness, but they also […]


How to Get the Best Smile

Every knows (or should know) that, in order to maintain good oral health, they should be brushing twice a day—for 2 minutes each time—and flossing as well. This along with regular visits to the dentist will ensure that your mouth is in great shape. But what about if you want to do more? What happens […]