While the current percentage of Americans who smoke cigarettes is the lowest it’s been in decades, those who continue the habit remain at risk for heart and lung disease. Additionally, while we know smoking is also bad for our oral health, most don’t understand just how bad it is…
More Than Just Stained Teeth
From its seemingly mild side effects (bad breath, tooth discoloration,
These risks are real, but if you quit using tobacco now you can minimize your risk of oral health today. On March 6, 2019, Dr. Graver lost his
Tobacco can cause serious health issues by breaking down the attachment of bone and soft tissue to your teeth. Because of this breakdown, the use of tobacco makes smokers much more susceptible to infection and diseases. In fact, 90% of people who have cancer of the mouth, throat, or gums admit to using tobacco in some form.
Help is Just Next Door
The only way to help eliminate these risks is to never start using tobacco
Remember, it is never too late to quit. In memory of his father, Dr. Graver will give a gift of $200 value to any patient who enters the practice as a tobacco user and then quits their documented tobacco use for over a year; $100 to reward the patient’s efforts and $100 in memory of Harry Graver and his motivational friend.
Contact our office to get started!
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At Beautiful Smiles Family Dental Center in Etters, Pennsylvania, Dr. Graver offers a variety of techniques to keep your smile beautiful! We are always concerned about your comfort. Please call us if you have any questions about how our services may benefit you or someone you know.