Port Charlotte Dental Care on Quitting Your Habit
For years, health professionals like your top provider of Port Charlotte dental care have been both warning patients about the harm that smoking can do, as well as being there to pick up the pieces if the patient commits to the habit. With means of teeth replacement, stain relief and more- Dr. Dehdashti has helped patients who haven’t thrown that habit away- and unfortunately, he will continue to into the future.
What we mean, that even though the number of smokers has seemingly declined worldwide over the last few years, we anticipate it continuing as a trend for quite some time. It is a mystery to people who work in the health field that with all of the evidence available, why people smoke- or continue to. We suspect it may be because more attention goes towards long-term effects, such as cancer, compared to shorter term ones- which can be more cosmetic. Some of the most immediate signs of smoking actually show themselves in oral health. And for that very reason, today we will be mentioning two areas that can see improvement after you quit smoking quite immediately. For a more complete, detailed list, you can click here.
Whiter Teeth- from day one, nicotine, tar and other chemicals in tobacco products can begin to yellow and darken your teeth. If you quit smoking and make an appointment with your top provider of Port Charlotte dental care in time, we should be able to help remove any surface stains from smoking, as long as they haven’t “set in” to the teeth too much yet.
Fresher Breath- have you ever noticed how smokers are so quick to use gum or mints after a smoker? That is because even they realize how unpleasant it can be to others. Quit smoking today to halt that halitosis just in time for your next face-to-face close up encounter.
For more information on smoking harms oral health, schedule an appointment with your top provider of Port Charlotte dental care today by calling (941) 624-0990.