Smoking Cessation in Scottsdale, AZ
We’ve all heard the dangers of smoking by now. TV commercials, billboards and public events are frequently used to inform the public how dangerous smoking can be for your health. As dental professionals, we are also committed to helping our patients quit smoking. We offer smoking cessation in Scottsdale, AZ. This means that our dentist will provide advice on how to stop smoking, suggest quitting methods and refer patients to other cessation programs.
What is smoking cessation?
Smoking cessation is a term that refers to the process of quitting smoking. Smoking cessation can be completed in a variety of different ways and everyone is different. That’s why at Belmont Dental Care, we offer a wide range of support from advice on quitting methods to referrals to cessation programs. We stand by our patients and offer support in any way possible to help make the quitting process easier.
Why Choose Smoking Cessation?
Smoking is bad for your health in so many different ways. It harms almost every organ in your body. The following is a list of some of the diseases and conditions that you are at an increased risk of developing if you smoke.
- Cardiovascular disease
- Respiratory disease
- Pregnancy complications and birth defects
- Oral diseases
- Eye damage
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Type 2 diabetes
- Reduced fertility
While smoking is directly harmful to the smoker, it is just as dangerous for others around you. For example, researchers recently found that adults who were exposed to second hand smoke as children suffered from irreversible damage to their artery walls. The second hand smoke aged their arteries three years and these adults were at an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.
Unfortunately, there are over 700 million children across the world that are exposed to second hand smoke. Quitting smoking can be beneficial for everyone around you and not just for you.
Smoking Cessation at Belmont Dental Care
At Belmont Dental Care, we are experienced in helping patients make the difficult choice to quit smoking. We provide a network of support for these patients. Dr. Fleming not only educates patients on the dangers of smoking but he is also a mentor for those who are trying to quit. We are also well connected with professionals and other programs that can help you succeed in quitting smoking. For more information on smoking cessation in Scottsdale, AZ visit Belmont Dental Care or call us at (480) 609-0050(480) 609-0050 to begin the road to a healthier life!
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