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

The Good News about Bad Breath

Millions of people around the world suffer from bad breath, which is also called halitosis. Fortunately, bad breath can be cured or completely avoided with the following simple strategies.

Eight Reasons for Bad Breath

Halitosis can be caused by many different factors. But family dentistry specialists have identified the eight main reasons you may be battling bad breath. These include:

  1. Poor at-home oral hygiene
  2. Lack of professional dental care from an affordable dentist
  3. Odorous foods such as garlic, onions, and exotic spices
  4. Smoking
  5. Dry mouth
  6. Oral infections
  7. Medical problems cancer, diabetes, kidney disorders, liver diseases, and like sinus infections
  8. Some medications

Help for Halitosis

It can be surprisingly simple to treat and even prevent bad breath. Simply follow these smart suggestions from family dentistry specialists to make your breath much better:

  • Brush at least two times a day, preferably after every time you eat.
  • Floss at least once a day.
  • Brush your tongue to scrape away any built-up bacteria that can lead to bad breath.
  • Get twice-yearly check-ups and cleanings from an affordable dentist.
  • Treat any existing dental problems.
  • Stop smoking or using tobacco.
  • Avoid dry mouth by drinking water throughout the day to rinse any odor-causing bacteria.
  • Discuss your medical conditions and medications with a family dentistry expert to see if they’re contributing to your case of bad breath.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Abingdon, call Dental One Associates of Bel Air today at (410) 698-1674 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Abingdon. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Bel Air, 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 Bel Air.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The service provided was fast and friendly.
Lakena T.
prompt, friendly, professional service
Bryan B.
Nancy and Dr Blaney are the best
Robert L.
Timely appointments & my hygienist. She was SO gentle!
Michelle M.
Great service
Penny M.
Very friendly and supported staff.
Michael D.
Gabby is an excellent dental hygienist. She’s consistently professional and always offers dental tips to prevent future dental issues. Additionally, she is friendly and polite. I would definitely […]
Patrick S.
its a warm and friendly atmosphere…..
Nancy M.
Dr. Blaney is a great dentist and I trust his advice.
Sarah K.
Excellent staff great dentist in Dr Blaney.
Connie M.
Professional service conducted in a timely manner. Staff listened to my needs and concerns.
Charles R.
Service was in a timely manner. Facility is clean. Dr. Blaney was knowledgeable.
Keith A.
Polite, efficient, skilled
Paula M.
Nancy was very thorough and professional. She told me everything she was doing and things that I should try to improve
Douglas S.
It’s just a great dental office….the dentist and staff are so friendly and make you feel like family instead of just a customer with a number…
Nancy M.
The rating for this facility should be 5 +++. The dentist I seen used his lunch break to sit me for an appointment. He and his assistant are always smile, great sense of humo. The dentist provided […]
Tonya G.
Dr Blaney and his assistant made me feel at ease in the chair.
Kelly H.
Had a cleaning with Tammy, very pleasant, excellent chair side manner.
Paula P.
Because everyone is so nice and puts patients first.
Mary W.
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.
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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 - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 698-1674
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