In January, many people make resolutions that will improve their health. If you smoke, one of the best ways to do that is to stop. As your dentist, we can tell you that it will do great things for your smile! We’d love to help you stop smoking.

Call 406-565-4458 today to schedule a dental cleaning in our Butte, MT office. Having that “fresh from the dentist” feeling can hopefully serve as an incentive to keep your teeth looking and feeling great. 

You may also be inspired by knowing some of the ways that your health will improve. This video spells out some of the many positive reactions your body will have – starting with your heart rate and blood pressure returning to normal 20 minutes after your last cigarette. 

While the video doesn’t mention dental benefits, there are plenty of them. You’ll lower your risk of cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, and oral cancer. You will no longer experience chronic bad breath or dry mouth. And you won’t have to worry about teeth turning yellow from nicotine. 

Check out some suggestions that can help you stop smoking:

  • Get rid of cigarettes, lighters, and other smoking supplies
  • Get an app on your phone for around-the-clock anti-smoking support
  • Avoid situations where you know people will be smoking
  • Suck on sugar-free hard candy and chew sugar-free gum