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
Good service and staff
Antonia H.
I love Dr. Blaney.
Joyce P.
I was able to get an appointment immediately.
Brenda H.
Thanks to Gabbie and Dr.Chhatwal my teeth and gums are getting better. I’m a periodontal patient and at 1st didn’t believe in it but after having some treatments I’m a true believer!
Larry B.
Everyone was extremely friendly and answered all of my questions. My dentist could not have been more professional and explained everything to me like he was talking to a friend. He also talked about […]
Derek S.
I really liked my dentist. The service was fast and my dentist was the sweetest. I felt very comfortable and happy with the service.
Pamela K.
Personable, friendly…the staff remember you and show interest in your life. Prompt and quality care.
James S.
I needed an urgent appointment and was accommodated in less than 24 hours.
Catherine L.
Teeth feel and look really clean
Jana M.
In recent years, the office has ben very easy to work with. Yesterday’s appointment was a last-minute call in since I had to break an appointment last week. I was very relieved to be able to […]
Kathleen S.
The staff are so wonderful! They are engaging and really take time to educate you so you can achieve optimal oral health. Love it there!
Michelle G.
Dr. Blaney is a great dentist and I trust his advice.
Sarah K.
Friendly staff, efficient. Pleasant experience.
Laura B.
Because of warmth of the people in the front area and the care and concern of the dentist and his aide shown unto me!
Charles P.
Nancy is really great! Dr Blaney is very nice! I never have to wait! Everyone is very friendly!!!
Tiffany G.
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.
Had a cleaning with Tammy, very pleasant, excellent chair side manner.
Paula P.
It was a pleasant experience for an unpleasant procedure
Wendy K.
I was not scared and the dentist made me laugh.
Tayah M.
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…
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We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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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
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  • Phone: (410) 698-1674
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