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Can a Dentist Help You Stop Smoking?

Your dentist can tell if you smoke or use tobacco and can discuss why it’s important to quit smoking — as well as provide advice on quitting.

Key takeaways:

– Tobacco use is connected with gum disease, tooth loss, stained teeth and oral cancers.

– A dentist may be the first person to spot any oral health issues connected with tobacco use.

– Some dentists can help and support you to quit smoking.

Tobacco use affects your health and your smile, so regular check-ups are essential.

“Your dentist is your partner is helping keep your smile healthy, and that includes quitting tobacco!”

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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