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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Patient Reviews
been going to Dental One Associates (in Columbia, MD) for many years. Great/smooth check-in and check out at receptionists desk. Great service.
Darlene N.
I’ve been a patient of Dental One for years. Dr. Zand, CT, and Shannon are professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I had to have a root canal. The procedure was thoroughly explained and […]
William P.
Fast and courteous service.
Luis V.
i am a first time patient. My Dr. was AMAZING and his assistant as well!
John C.
Dr Khleif, Pat and staff are very professional and very friendly. Explains procedures so that you are able to understand and make adequate decisions.
Yasmin H.
Dan Pahk!!
Edward S.
Started on time; very professional care.
Charles 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.
When I first began coming to the office I was very apprehensive about going to the dentist due to previous bad experiences. However, my attitude has completely changed since coming to dental one at […]
Bryant F.
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.
The office’s care management and coordination of services. Doctors take time to thoroughly explain findings and choices for resolving issue.
Denise B.
Prompt and courteous service.
Ernest N.
Friendly, efficient, knowledgeable, and caring staff!
Paula T.
Always had great experiences there.
Brian B.
I always get excellent care from Maxine when I have my regular hygiene appointments. She makes it a pleasant experience to come to the dentist and most people can’t say that.
Linda B.
Staff was respectful and did a great job
Sylvia W.
My experience with Dental One has been excellent.
Chassie W.
Dee Ann is a marvelous dental assistant. I would recommend her to anyone.
Thomas S.
friendly staff many of whom have been there for years
Demitra S.
Professional and caring staff; I have been coming to the practice for over 20 years.
Ronald F.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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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
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  • Phone: (410) 346-2350
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