Dental One Associates of Frederick
45 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 105, Frederick, MD 21702

Top Treatments for Halitosis

The clinical name for bad breath is halitosis, but no matter what you call it, it’s a major concern for many. Discover how easy it is to treat or prevent the problem.

Bad Oral Hygiene Can Cause Bad Breath

According to family dentistry specialists, halitosis is usually caused by odor-inducing bacteria that’s built up on your teeth, gums, and tongue. It’s often found in people who suffer from gum disease, because the condition causes deep spaces between your teeth and gums, which tends to trap food particles. Over time, this food attracts bacteria and leads to very bad breath. The way to avoid both bacteria build-up and gum disease is by practicing good oral hygiene habits that remove the oral bacteria and keep your mouth clean.

The Link between Lifestyle and Halitosis

In addition to poor oral hygiene, your lifestyle can affect your breath. Certain lifestyle factors can leave your breath very bad, such as:

  • Dry mouth
  • Snoring
  • Smoking
  • Odorous foods including garlic and onions
  • Certain medications
  • Medical conditions

If any of these factor into your lifestyle, talk to an affordable dentist about facing them to reverse or prevent halitosis.

Tips for Treating Bad Breath

Whether halitosis is caused by poor oral hygiene habits or lifestyle factors, maintaining a regular dental hygiene routine will help you fight or prevent the problem. Follow these simple tips to beat bad breath:

  • Brush teeth at least twice a day.
  • Floss at least once daily.
  • Rinse with an anti-bacterial mouth rinse every day.
  • Get regular check-ups and cleanings from an affordable dentist.
  • Drink plenty of water to wash away oral bacteria and reduce dry mouth.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Curb your intake of foods that cause bad breath.
  • Discuss your medical conditions and medications with a family dentistry expert.
  • See an affordable dentist as soon as possible to treat any current dental concerns.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Frederick, call Dental One Associates of Frederick today at (301) 862-6783 or make an appointment.

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

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For 10 years, my husband and I, an adult daughter, and two young adult grandchildren have been coming to Dental One on TJ Drive. The entire staff is excellent. We have had regular cleanings, crowns, […]
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Yvonne W.
Had a root canal through a crown. Effective diagnostics to determine the problem. Pain free procedure. Eye and throat protection was used. Efficient and timely service.
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Dr Kublis is a wonderful endodontist. He has a great sense of humor that makes the procedure practically painless and entertaining as well !
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Joan E.
Very short wait time. Very thorough, but gentle hygienist.
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Made dental experience comfortable, root canal treatment was pain free. Dr. and assistant made me feel relaxed during treatment and asked how I was doing during treatment.
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I’ve been to Dr Yasbin for many years. It’s a well run practice and he was terrific with my child during fillings. I was more nervous than she was but he explained every step to her. She still […]
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Very friendly and happy staff…explained clearly each procedure…answered all questions…just a pleasant place to go!
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Everyone involved was very accommodating and made sure I was comfortable at all times.
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Everyone is very kind and that helps my anxiety about coming to the dentist.
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Dental One has done a great job of taking care of my dental needs (perio cleanings, replace an old filling, etc).
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Excellent service all around, from the front desk, assistant & dentist! Great friendly , relaxed atmosphere, professional, yet fun.
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Professional team of dental hygienists who do not rush the process. They take their time to ensure a thorough cleaning.
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The office was clean and neat and the staff friendly and well organized. The dentist was efficient and honest and didn’t try to sell me on procedures I don’t need.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (301) 862-6783
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