Planning to stop smoking in 2023? Good for you! You’ve probably heard from your doctor what a good idea it is. As your dentist, we can tell you it’s as good for your smile as for the rest of you. Let us help you make this the year you stop smoking for a better smile.
It may also help to know some of the ways that your health will improve. This video spells out some of the many positive effects your body will feel – starting with your heart rate and blood pressure returning to normal 20 minutes after your last cigarette.
The video doesn’t mention it, but you’ll lower your risk of oral cancer, tooth loss, cavities, and gum disease. In addition, you won’t have chronic bad breath or dry mouth. And no more nicotine stains, so your smile will look better.
Check out our suggestions to stop smoking for a better smile:
- So you won’t be tempted, get rid of cigarettes, lighters, and other smoking gear
- Load an app on your phone for 24/7 anti-smoking support
- Stay out of situations where you know people will be smoking
- Suck on sugar-free hard candy and chew sugar-free gum
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- Tuesday: 8:30AM-5:30PM
- Wednesday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
- Thursday: 8:30AM-5:30PM
- Friday: 8:00AM-4:00PM
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed