If one of your resolutions for the New Year is to quit smoking, that’s great! When you do, both your oral and overall health will improve. 

In fact, you may be surprised at all of the good things that will happen – some of them as soon as 20 minutes after your last cigarette. This video will show you. It doesn’t mention dental benefits. But you’ll definitely experience some! Smoking stains your teeth, gives you dry mouth, and makes you more susceptible to gum disease and cavities. So when you stop smoking, your smile will look and feel better. 

Call 425-970-8115 to schedule a cleaning in Renton, WA or 253-563-0315 to visit our Kent office. The fresh feeling that results is a great way to kick off your journey to quit smoking. We’re also happy to offer suggestions that may help. You can start with these:

  • Trash cigarettes, lighters, ashtrays, and similar items
  • Avoid situations and places where people will be smoking
  • Get an app to help you quit on your phone
  • Suck on sugar-free hard candies or chew sugarless gum