Quit Smoking To Save your Smile

As well as increasing the risk of developing serious chronic diseases, smoking can have a detrimental effect on your oral health.

Key takeaways:

– Smoking can result in heavily stained teeth and gum disease, and is also a risk factor for oral cancer.

– Other benefits to quitting smoking include looking younger, saving money and living for longer.

– Your dentist or doctor can provide support to help you quit for good and provide advice on recognising triggers and managing cravings.

If you’ve considered quitting tobacco before, there’s never been a better time to do so! It’s the best thing you can do for your health.

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/kick-tobacco-and-save-your-smile/

Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.

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