Dental One Associates of Bel Air
3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Suite E, Abingdon, MD 21009

Oral Hygiene in Abingdon, MD

Do you want a healthy, cavity-free smile? The best way to achieve this is with good dental hygiene. In addition to taking care of your mouth at home, you also need to see a dentist regularly for cleanings. You can achieve optimal oral hygiene in Abingdon with the help of our dedicated dentists.

What Is Proper Dental Care?

Allowing plaque and tartar to build up on teeth and around gums can cause cavities and gingivitis. The importance of dental hygiene is well documented and can reduce the risk of tooth decay and gum disease when you practice good oral habits. This involves flossing and brushing every day as well as going to a dentist twice a year for professional cleanings. Call our dental office now to learn more about the benefits of good oral hygiene.

What Are Some Oral Care Tips for Healthy Teeth?

Healthy, clean teeth are certainly obtainable if you practice proper dental care at home. Follow these oral hygiene tips if you don’t know where to begin:

  • Floss between each tooth, every day
  • Visit a dentist for regular, professional teeth cleanings every year
  • Don’t use tobacco products
  • Use fluoride toothpaste to strengthen the enamel on your teeth
  • Use a soft- to medium- bristle toothbrush to clean debris from your teeth
  • Avoid consuming sweet or sugary drinks and snacks

These tips can help you develop healthy cleaning and care habits for your teeth. This will reduce your chances of developing tooth decay, bad breath and other dental problems.

How Can I Maintain My Oral Health?

There’s more to having healthy teeth than practicing proper dental hygiene habits at home. You also need to get professional cleanings at the dentist on a regular basis. It’s the best way to lower your chances of developing cavities. Good oral hygiene also protects the rest of your body from inflammation and infections. Book an appointment with our dental office today to maintain your sparkling smile.

How Do I Help My Children Learn Good Dental Habits?

You can establish a strong dental foundation for your kids, They can have healthy teeth for the rest of their lives when you give them effective and easy to follow oral hygiene instructions. It’s also essential that you show them how important it is to visit the dentist regularly. Bring them to our office once they reach the age of one for early detection and prevention of dental diseases and conditions, such as cavities and infections. We have some tips for you if your children don’t want to learn proper dental care or are afraid to visit us. Try using colorful toothpastes and toothbrushes at home and rewarding children with healthy snacks after successful dental visits. Contact our office for more information.

What Is the Best Dental Care Routine?

You can help the dentist prevent oral health issues by practicing proper oral hygiene at home. The first step is to get a toothbrush with soft or medium bristles and a head that can reach each part of your mouth with ease. Next you need toothpaste with fluoride in it and floss. Brush your teeth before bed every night and at least once more throughout the day. You also need to floss once a day. Call the office if you have questions about choosing products for your dental hygiene routine.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Had a cavity filled and felt no pain. My last dentist was horrible so I am so happy I changed over to Dental One Associates. Dr. Blaney is great and eases my anxiety.
Tonia M.
Great service, great people
Robert P.
Dr Blaney and his assistant made me feel at ease in the chair.
Kelly H.
Friendly service
Debbie D.
I saw Dr Blaney. What a wonderful personable person!! He made me so comfortable and went well above the limit of patient assistance. He made sure that I would be well taken care of in the next […]
Deborah R.
The office’s service is always top notch and the staff is friendly and helpful. They never talk down to you and always ensure you understand what is recommended
Danelle K.
My daughter experienced a dental emergency this past weekend and I was able to speak to Dr. Chhatwal personally on saturday. He made an early arrival Monday morning in order to see her and we were […]
Kelly G.
The staff and everyone is great. Dr Blaney is the best explains everything thoroughly and keeps checking that you have no pain and comfortable . I recently met Dr Fried whom extracted a tooth very […]
Maureen R.
I just love Dr Chatwall and his asst Heather. Dr Chatwall knows how to numb the area with gel and I never feel it when he has to use the needle…
Donna H.
I was able to get an appointment immediately.
Brenda H.
i absolutely LOVE Dr. Blaney.
Joann W.
Dr. Chatwell and his wonderful assistant
Madeleine S.
Nancy was very thorough and professional. She told me everything she was doing and things that I should try to improve
Douglas S.
Excellent service. Clean and orderly environment. Staff is professional, friendly, organized. I was called back on time and no lag in waiting to be seen by dentist.
Deme T.
Friendliness
Tracy W.
Good service and great interaction with the Doctor.
William B.
Dr. Chhatawal initially took me as a new patient and also it was an emergency. His great personality and caring disposition made me at ease. Heather, his assistant, is wonderful! She’s so sweet and […]
Tonya F.
The office is clean, the staff was very professional and the dentist (Dr. Scarupa) gave me very practical advice on how to move forward with my problem. I was fully expecting he would tell me I […]
Robert B.
Because everyone is so nice and puts patients first.
Mary W.
Very thoughtful
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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (410) 698-1674
Fax: (410) 569-8704
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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