Dental One Associates of Columbia
10630 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 410, Columbia, MD 21044

Scraping Your Tongue for Fresher Breath

Bad Breath

If halitosis, otherwise known as chronic bad breath, is an issue in your life, you are probably looking for a solution that really works. It may be that a tongue scraper can produce the results you want. Because they are affordable and easy to find, these dental care tools can be invaluable when it comes to staving off bad breath.

A tongue scraper is very easy to use. You simply place the scraper toward the rear of the tongue, draw it forward toward the front of the mouth, scraping gently along the way. It does not take much time at all to complete the process, and you may find that the results make it entirely worthwhile.

There are also other options when it comes to battling bad breath. Your family dentistry experts may suggest brushing twice a day as well as regular flossing to keep halitosis under control. Other valuable dental care tips include replacing your toothbrush every three or four months and keeping an additional toothbrush at work for convenient after-meal brushing.

Finally, you should drink plenty of water every day to reduce the number of bacteria inside the mouth, which is often the cause of bad breath. Eliminating bacteria can also help prevent the occurrence of various other dental issues that could send you to your family dentistry office far more often than usual.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Columbia, call Dental One Associates of Columbia today at (410) 346-2350 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Columbia. With 11 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Columbia, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Columbia.

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Friendly, efficient, knowledgeable, and caring staff!
Paula T.
DeeAnn is a very good hygienist, very caring
Yasmin H.
Because you do not over-treat, are not overly aggressive in treatment, and you do not overcharge.
Elizabeth S.
Friendly, professional and expert staff make you feel welcome, comfortable and safe. That’s why I’ve been a very satisfied patient at Dental One for over 20 years.
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Very accommodating and flexible. Rescheduled my cleaning while I was off from work. I didn’t get my medication refilled in time to premed for that. appointment. Cancelled appointment. […]
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Although I am not a fan dental work (who is), this was truly a great experience. Dr. Zand and Dr. CT were the best. As soon as I walked in their office, they made me feel comfortable about getting a […]
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I have been with Dr. Pahk and Maxine since 2015. Although I haven’t visit in some time, everything from waiting in the room to being seen was exactly how I want to be treated. Both Pahk and […]
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I have no complaints
Susan G.
Excellent service; caring , compassionate technicians; and knowledgeable doctor.
Charles T.
Fast, friendly service.
Joshua H.
Another great visit @ Dental One. Kudos to my dental hygienist Maxine for her being so good at what she does. She has a clear passion for patient care and well-being, and really enjoys her job. She […]
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Excellent advice and care for individual
Mary W.
Dr. Chehab is the best dentist without exception.
Brian B.
Top experience in all respects, especially my dental hygienist Marcine en Dr. Pahk.
Hendrik H.
My hygienist and dentist are always kind and knowledgeable about my dental needs.
Chanelle B.
I was a walk in on August 28th. I was experiencing pain in a molar. Not only did I get a chance to see my doctor, but I was able to get a much needed cleaning taken care of.
Harmon P.
Maxine and Brianna are amazing and they always treat me so well!!
Shauna K.
The staff is always very professional and nice. No wait time when I arrived for my appointment.
Darlene H.
I don’t recall giving this score. Maybe, I accidently selected a 5 while a 9 is more likely my intent.
Teresa W.
I have been going here for awhile now and while I always get nervous and a bit jittery they do well with calming me down. They performed my wisdom tooth removal well and haven’t had any […]
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 346-2350
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