What to do when discolouration of the teeth is significant?
There was a time when smoking forty cigarettes a day was considered pretty much normal. Of course, at this time, the full negative effects on people’s health was only beginning to be understood.
Over time though, with more health information being widely available and with the cost of cigarettes become very expensive indeed, more and more people have stopped smoking.
Having smoked for some time though does leave a legacy and the unfortunate ones may still suffer some health problems caused by their former habit.
Nearly all though who smoked on a regular basis, will have one unpleasant side effect that lingers and that is a case of ‘smokers teeth’.
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Changing our habits will lead to healthier teeth and gums.
When we are young, we have a tendency, perhaps, to think of ourselves as invulnerable and permanent. It is only as we get older that we start to realise that this is not true and that our bodies do not recover as quickly as they once did.
By this time though, many of our lifestyle choices have been determined by our younger years, and, often continue throughout our lives unless we make an active decision to change them.
Generally speaking, few people actually take up smoking in their middle age. This is something that probably starts from peer pressure when younger, but, as we now know, nicotine is highly addictive and can make stopping smoking a very difficult thing to do.
As your local Bristol dentists, we may not be able to help you stop smoking but we can point out the dangers to your oral health should you continue.
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Avoiding wrinkles and crow’s feet with facial aesthetics from Beau Monde Dental Care.
However much we pretend that it will not happen; the reality is that we all get older. Often we find ourselves looking in the mirror, seeing an older person than we actually feel looking back at us.
Whereas once, forty was considered to be ‘middle aged’; for many people nowadays, this is still an age when we are free to live a busy social life, especially if our children are grown up or old enough to be independent.
However young we feel though, the likelihood is that we will have gained a few lines and wrinkles, over the years, which tend to give away our true age.
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