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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My wait time is always minimal and the dentist and his assistant are awesome!!
Rania H.
Absolutely every staff member I interacted with, from the time I arrived to the time I left, was absolutely very nice, respectful and extremely professional yet friendly.
Sibeso J.
The office’s care management and coordination of services. Doctors take time to thoroughly explain findings and choices for resolving issue.
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Expertise and courtesy of dentist. Cleanliness of office.
Laurie M.
The dental surgeon was very straightforward with everything. His assistants were very helpful and kept me at ease
Jessica M.
On this particular visit I saw the dental hygienist, She was friendly, thorough and took the time to explain everything she did on this visit as well as the treatments she would be performing on […]
Michael H.
Maxine gives focused, friendly and efficient service while being professional.
Carmen F.
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.
Real-world people who know their profession and are good at it.
Eric E.
I’ve always had good service and the staff is friendly and helpful
Ruth P.
Everything was well explained and the visit went as well as it could have.
Kevin P.
Dr. Wright is very proffesional and was awesome I am giving him personally 5 stars for how he explains what is wrong, what needs to be done, and he is painless he did an amazing job so far have to go […]
Phillip M.
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. Rescheduled […]
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Dr. Chao with Dentsl One Associates treated me as though I was a close relative; and she wanted that relative to experience no discomfort. I had been severely traumatized by a different dentist 28 […]
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Friendly, professional, competent service
Robert S.
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 problems […]
Josh R.
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 Maxine […]
Liann C.
Dental One’s staff is very professional with just enough friendly. They treat you with respect and dignity. They always explain before they do something. They make you feel comfortable. Thank you […]
Brandi A.
Excellent service
Alan C.
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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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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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 346-2350
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