Dental One Associates of Cross Keys
2 Village Square, Suite 250, Baltimore, MD 21210

Using a Tongue Scraper to Banish Bad Breath

Bad Breath

Have you been suffering from bad breath? If so, you surely know the embarrassment and self-consciousness it can cause, particularly in social situations. Finding a way to correct the problem is likely among your top priorities. It may be that an affordable, readily accessible dental care tool like a tongue scraper is all you need to get real relief.

Using a tongue scraper is very easy. You simply place the scraper toward the back of your tongue and pull it forward toward the front of your mouth, scraping gently along the way. It does not take much time to complete the process, and you may find that the results make it a worthwhile addition to your daily dental care regimen.

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.

Drinking plenty of water every day is also important in reducing the amount of bacteria in your mouth, which is often the cause of bad breath. Eliminating bacteria can also help prevent other dental issues that could send you to your family dentistry office far more often than you would like.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Baltimore, call Dental One Associates of Cross Keys today at (443) 863-6394 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Baltimore. With 11 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Cross Keys, 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 Cross Keys.

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