Posts Tagged ‘ cosmetic dentistry ’

3 Ways To Keep Your Mouth Happy!

Hi. I’m Doctor Hugh Flax, an experienced dentist here in Atlanta. It is my goal to help my patients have optimum oral health, and today I would like to talk about something else associated with our mouths that doesn’t get as much attention as cavities or cosmetic dentistry: it’s our sense of taste. A happy…


Spotlight-Ready Smiles From Flax Dental In Atlanta, Georgia

A mouth full of unattractive teeth can really distract from a beautiful person’s appearance. Having a red-carpet-worthy smile can bring you increased satisfaction and confidence in your social interactions with your distinguished A-list friends. This smile, however, doesn’t have to have a celebrity price tag. Five-star yet affordable cosmetic dentistry and VIP treatment has been…


Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

Hi, I’m Doctor Hugh Flax of Flax Dental, holistic dentist in the Atlanta area. Today’s post focuses on an article that appeared recently on ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received the…


Can I Have My Metal Crowns Replaced with Porcelain Veneers?

I’m starting to notice the metal at the top of my crowns. It wouldn’t be so bothersome, but they’re front teeth, and it doesn’t look nice. So far, I’m the only one that seems to notice, but I’d like to have them replaced with porcelain veneers, no metal at all. That way, I won’t have…


Why can’t I get porcelain veneers? I’m confused!

I have been making plans to get porcelain veneers for months. My regular dentist said it would be fine even though he found a couple really small cavities. Basically he said the cavities would be removed when the teeth were prepared for porcelain veneers. If they needed it, he said he could fill them too,…


Could My Porcelain Veneers be Causing a Strange Taste?

This is probably going to sound strange, but a few weeks after I got my porcelain veneers done, I started noticing a weird taste in my mouth. I don’t know how to describe it other than to say it’s rotten. At first, I thought maybe I wasn’t doing a good job of flossing. My dentist…


CEREC means convenience but what if it doesn’t match my other teeth?

I travel for my job three weeks out of every month. When I’m home, I’m constantly playing catch up. I honestly don’t have time to go to the dentist. Therefore, I am intrigued by CEREC same day crowns. They sound convenient and from what I understand the entire crown can be done in one appointment.…


What comes first – porcelain veneers, Invisalign or whitening?

My teeth are discolored and I have a crooked one in front. I am trying to figure out what I need to do first? Is tooth whitening supposed to go before porcelain veneers? Then, when would I use Invisalign for the crooked tooth? – Cora in California Cora, I can’t resist… Your question has a…


Changing my mind about my stub teeth. I want porcelain veneers now.

I was planning on getting crowns on my two front teeth so they were prepared last week. But now I want porcelain veneers instead. Is it possible to get veneers on these stubs I have now? – Sherry in Missouri Sherry, Unfortunately since your teeth have already been prepared dental crowns, that is the only…



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