Dr. Hugh Flax, DDS, AACD, MICOI

Dr. Hugh Flax is internationally known for his leadership in cosmetic dentistry. A past President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, he has lectured and authored in Europe, Japan, Canada, and the United States on lasers, smile design, and advanced restorative techniques.

Dr. Flax received his DDS degree from Emory University in 1983 following undergraduate Phi Beta Kappa honors. He completed his residency in posterior composite research at LSU Dental School in 1984-1985.

He has been a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1994 and became Accredited in 1997. He was President of the Atlanta Chapter of the AACD, founded the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and served as Co-Chair of the Conference Advisory Committee for the AACD Scientific Session in Orlando. Dr. Flax currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Practical Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and has been a member of the AACD Board of Directors for over 8 years.

Dr. Flax is a member of the AAED, ADA, AGD, ALD, AAID, ICOI, Catapult Elite, and the L.D. Pankey Alumni Association. He is a certified Fellow with World Clinical Laser Institute, a Fellow of the international Academy of Dentofacial Therapeutics, Master in the ICOI, Associate Fellow of the AAID, a graduate of the world renowned Kois Center, and a clinical instructor at Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Flax practices full time in Atlanta, Georgia focusing on functional-appearance related conditions and advanced laser dentistry as well as writing and lecturing on how to help others do the same for their own practices.