Cosmetic dentistry: Why quitting smoking is important

By March 10, 2015 No Comments

Smoking is a tough habit to break, but you can do it!  Your loved ones may not have the courage to tell you about smoker’s breath and a lingering smoky smell.  Smokers have a high risk of developing oral diseases due to tobacco toxicity. Years of smoking can also damage your sense of smell, which makes food taste bland.  Have you noticed that you need extra salt to season your food?  Too much sodium in your diet can cause a range of health complications including high blood pressure, heart conditions and obesity.  Studies have also linked smoking to higher cases of lung disease, depression, anxiety disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, eye disorders and arthritis/bone diseases. The bottom line is that nicotine is both addictive and dangerous.

The good news?  The benefits of stopping smoking are profound, even on the first day without cigarettes.  Within 20 minutes your blood pressure, heart rate and temperature will return to their normal range.  Within 24 hours your risk for having a heart attack begins to decrease.  In less than two days, your sense of smell and taste will return.  Within three days your body is free of nicotine, and within three weeks your body and brain will no longer crave nicotine.  Within three months your blood circulation and lung function will significantly improve.  In one year you will substantially decrease your risk for cancer and heart disease.  In 15 years, your health risks will be similar to a non-smoker.  Are you getting excited at the possibilities?…read more

Lets make 11th of March 2015 the No smoking day the day to start stop smoking

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We are proud to provide the widest possible choice of private dentistry to our clients including: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Hygienist services / treating gum disease, Root Canal Treatments (Endodontics), Conventional and invisible Braces (Orthodontics), Occlusion / TMJ disorders, Sedation for the anxious patients

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