Ode To Another Day Quit

Bill Murray Dentist

Another day quit, if you count them, One-oh-Nine. I still post up daily, and I’m feeling mighty fine. There still are some tough spots, where I feel like crap, But when those times are on me, I spend some time in chat. Next week, I’ll be honest, I’m straight up … Continue reading

Fake Dip. Is It Bad For Your Teeth & Gums?

Question Mark Key

We get this question a lot: Is fake dip bad for your teeth and gums?  We reached out to Dr. Jack Lenihan and asked. Check out his answer on the blog blog.killthecan.org/2015/04/fake-dip-one-dentists-opinion Got a question you’d like us to answer? Contact us and we’ll see what we can do!

Fake Dip – One Dentist’s Opinion

Question Mark Key

If you’ve read the blog here you know I’m a huge fan of fake dip / smokeless alternatives as a tool to be used by someone who’e early in their quit.  I’ve often said that I’d much rather chew a can a day of the fake stuff for the rest … Continue reading

Even After 7 Years, I Still Fear Cancer

Vintage Dentist

Even after nearly 7 years quit, the thought of going to the dentist for a non-scheduled visit leads my hypochondriac brain to places I don’t want it to go.  I simply cannot tell you how many times I’ve thought about cancer in the last 7 years.  Hell, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

Recap – Chat With Dr. Jack DDS

Dr Lenihan

As you know, we recently had a guest chatter in the Live Quit Chat – Dr. Jack DDS.  We had a whole slew of quitters in chat that evening asking their dental questions about teeth cleaning, cancer and general oral health.  It was a great opportunity to ask a dentist … Continue reading

A Day at the Dentist For a Former Tobacco User


Back when I was a dipper I hated the idea of visiting the dentist.  I’ve always been pretty good about brushing twice a day, flossing when necessary and generally keeping up with my oral health — oh yeah, except for that whole 17 year can a day Kodiak habit. I … Continue reading