When you decide you’re ready to quit smoking to protect your oral health and your general wellbeing, we applaud you! We also know that you may require some assistance and continued motivation to become successful. As a result, we’ve got some solid suggestions to make sure that can happen.
Visit Us, Stick To A Plan
When you decide you’re ready to quit smoking, we invite you to come speak with us! There are many reasons this is a good idea. First, we can help you figure out how to go about quitting and sticking to your plan. If you don’t have a plan, you may find that triggers or simply the addiction itself make it very difficult to make it through. With a plan, you know what to do when temptation arises. In addition, a visit will let us check out your oral health and to establish our own plan for your smile. Whether you need whitening to address discoloration or restorative care to deal with decay or other problems, you’ll know a truly healthy smile is on the horizon.
Remind Yourself Of The Major Benefits
When you just want to reach for a cigarette, it can be difficult to remember why you quit in the first place. Whether you review the benefits for your oral health and overall health (and more) on a morning by morning basis, keep a list in your phone, or through some other means, the reminders can certainly help you maintain perspective. Remember details like the following:
- Quitting helps protect you from oral cancer
- Quitting helps protect you from periodontal disease
- Quitting protects your lung health (and that of those around you)
- It’s expensive to smoke
- It will yellow and damage your teeth
Giving Up Cigarettes Protects Oral Health
Coming in to discuss how to quit, why it’s good to quit, and how we can protect your oral health is beneficial all around. Schedule care with your Southlake, TX dentist today by calling Gregory Wright, DDS at (817) 481-7999. We gladly serve patients from Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, and Trophy Club.