When you decide you’re ready to quit smoking, you’ll be pleased to learn that in addition to an abundance of other benefits, you will also be lowering your risk of oral health related diseases. From gingivitis to oral cancer, diseases that become more likely as the result of tobacco are those illnesses that are quite dangerous. Kudos to you for making this wonderful choice for yourself! As for ensuring you put down that cigarette without picking one up again, we have some suggestions for you.
Don’t Let Pride Get In The Way
You may feel like this is something you have to do for yourself and that you have to do it all by yourself. This isn’t the case. Our team is happy to talk with you about options, the process, and even the way quitting benefits your oral health. Remember that in cases like this, there is strength in numbers! Allow us, friends, and family members to be on your team, so you can keep your motivation high.
Quit Tobacco, Not Just Smoking
It’s common to assume that choosing another form of tobacco to ease off of cigarettes is a good idea. Unfortunately, it’s not. The chances are high that you will simply remain addicted to the new form, which still leaves your overall wellbeing and oral health at a high risk of serious problems. Need help? We are happy to offer assistance.
Stay Away From Temptation
It’s probably not a good idea to position yourself around any kind of trigger. While you may be able to resist in the future, while you’re quitting tobacco, it’s a good idea to steer clear of triggers.