D.E. Kelley, DDS | Is 2016 The Year You Quit Smoking?

shutterstock_967206671Did you or a loved one make a New Year’s Resolution to quit smoking in 2016? If so, that’s a great idea for many reasons.

Kicking the tobacco habit is not just good for your body, but good for your oral health as well. Smoking is responsible for bad breath and stains the enamel on your teeth. Besides the smell and less than pearly white smile, smoking can cause other serious health conditions as well. The carcinogens found in cigarettes are associated with an increased risk of oral cancer, which can be deadly. Smoking and tobacco products can also lead to gum disease by affecting the attachment of bone and soft tissue to your teeth.

As with any addiction, breaking a tobacco habit may take some time. If you are able to kick the habit, it will quickly lead to better overall oral health. Your teeth will become whiter and less likely to decay. Most everyone desires whiter teeth, fresher breath, a healthier mouth with firmer gums. With help from your dental office, you can achieve all of these. No matter how many times you’ve tried in the past, it’s never too late to quit using tobacco. Ask us how to help kick the habit and reasons why it needs to be done soon.

Dr. Kelley is proud to employ a talented, friendly staff to make your dental experience exceptional. Our front office staff will find the answers to all your questions and make you feel at home. Give us a call today at 317-897-3500.


Over 29 Years of Service

Dr. Dennis E. Kelley, D.D.S., and his staff are pleased that you are considering using our services.  We have been practicing general dentistry on the east side of Indianapolis since 1985. Our goal is to make your visit as pleasant and stress free as possible. We pride ourselves in providing a caring and compassionate setting in which you can choose the highest quality dental healthcare. We will provide you with a thorough treatment plan before you commit to any treatment.

We accept most insurance coverage and, for your convenience, will accept payment from the insurance company.  We also accept cash, Discover, American Express, MasterCard and Visa. If you have any questions about payment, please check with our front office prior to your appointment.

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