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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George P.
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 […]
Jeffrey K.
The receptionist was nice, service was prompt without an abnormal waiting time and the doctor explained and discussed the problems with my teeth.
John I.
Dr. Chao and her crew were so helpful and were great about explaining all of the process to me that I felt very comfortable. They went the extra mile to make sure that I remained that way while I was […]
Kevin P.
Every member of Dr. Wright’s team is just outstanding and they really understand the anxiety around visiting your favorite dentist. Great customer awareness and care, I always leave there smiling. […]
Lou K.
The dentist was very attentive and professional. And the hygienist was the same! Couldn’t have been more pleased.
Carla M.
Expertise and courtesy of dentist. Cleanliness of office.
Laurie M.
Dr. Barrow gave me 2 fillings. 1 was about 2 years old and had a snag on it, so it was decided to redo it to prevent bacteria from sitting in the snag and causing more trouble. The 2nd filling was […]
Ekaterini N.
The hygentist I had was excellent and Dr Wright is excellent as well
Margaret M.
Everything was wonderful. I don’t have any complaints.
Susan K.
Awesome fast service and clean place. I had a tooth extracted and everything went well.
Luis D.
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Fast and courteous service.
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Excellent service; caring , compassionate technicians; and knowledgeable doctor.
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The staff- including front office staff, dental hygienist, everyone!
Amanda M.
The dental hygienist was very good
Michael H.
Aide was able to give a great explanation of a crown/cap and show me a model to answer all of my questions. Ended up not needed one but he did a great job calming my fears!
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Dr. Barrow is the best!!
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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