Dr. Hugh Flax is an award-winning, internationally respected cosmetic dentist in Atlanta, who strives for perfection with every patient. He has a passion for continuing education and far exceeds the state of Georgia requirements by averaging 150 hours of continuing education each year – nearly eight times the required amount. Even though his reputation continues to attract patients, it’s his gentle, caring demeanor that keeps them returning time and time again. He is dedicated to serving his patients with excellence throughout their dental visits by:
Dental implants are the best solution to replace missing teeth because they look, feel, and function just like regular teeth. They are a permanent alternative to removable dentures and other tooth replacement methods.
When you are missing all your teeth, many people think that removable dentures are their only option. But the reality is that we see many denture patients that are unhappy. They have a lot of complaints from the appliances moving around in their mouth to painful sores, the inability to chew normally, and that dreaded thought of them falling out unexpectedly.
Dental implants are stronger and more durable than dental bridges and dentures. They are a permanent solution that provides a stable, dependable bite that doesn’t irritate your gums.
There are many advantages to dental implants:
Dental implants solve the functional limitations of missing teeth. But when they are done by an accredited Atlanta cosmetic dentist like Dr. Flax, the aesthetics will also be fully restored and every aspect will be custom designed for you. He begins by using face-analyzing technology to evaluate the structure of your mouth and face so that your implants will match and complement your features, resulting in a beautiful smile. You can see an example of one of the beautiful transformations done by Atlanta dentist, Dr. Flax, pictured in these before and after images.
This illustration shows the different components of a dental implant. The titanium root is implanted into the jaw bone and the porcelain crown is what will be visible above the gum line.