Three Good Reasons To Quit Smoking Today

Dental treatments like extractions, root canals, and implants have a high success rate, but a smoking habit could jeopardise the outcome of these and other treatments.

Key takeaways:

  • Smoking affects the immune system, making it less able to fight infection and other possible complications.
  • Tobacco use interferes with blood circulation, so swelling and delayed recovery are common among smokers.
  • In some cases, the procedure may fail or may need to be reversed.

Save yourself the hassle by investing in the health of your teeth and gums. A chat with your dentist is a good first step toward quitting smoking.

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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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