Category: Advice

Taking Care Of Your Teeth Over The Christmas Holidays

Oral care is important all year round, but this time of the year can pose some special challenges! Perhaps the forthcoming election has distracted us a little, but it won’t be long before most of us will be looking forward

Oil Pulling, Chewing Gum And Other Dental Ideas

Brushing and flossing are essential for healthy teeth and gums. Some people, though, may look to other methods, but do they work? Sometimes it seems that no matter how much we, at Blue Sky Dental,  try to convince people that

Comfort Eating And Other Dental Health Pitfalls Of Colder Weather

Advice for our Chelmsford patients regarding the winter months ahead It probably doesn’t seem that long ago when we were warning you about the risks to your teeth of summer does it? The cold drinks and ice creams potentially damaging

Some things about being a dentist that you might not have considered!

A lighthearted look at the working life of a dentist. Have you ever thought about becoming a dentist? You might possibly view us as being people that you would like to avoid as much as possible (in our professional role

Why You Should Never Share A Toothbrush

Woman brushing teeth

And what to do when you have forgotten yours…. There have been some recent surveys carried out about people’s toothbrush sharing habits. The results showed that around one in four of us would happily share our toothbrush with members of

Additional Challenges For Your Teeth During The Summer Months

gum disease checks

Continuing our blogs on maintaining healthy teeth through the warmer weather. In our previous blog we looked at what you should do if a dental problem flares up whilst you are on holiday and the bulk of it focussed on

What To Do When A Dental Problem Flares Up On Holiday

Dr Bhavin Bhuva at Blue Sky Dental

Dr Bhavin Bhuva of Blue Sky Dental offers some advice for patients in this situation. As the summer is finally here, many of our Chelmsford patients will be flying off to warmer countries for their family holiday. Most will go

Receding Gums

Dental examination

How to help avoid this common dental problem. Gum recession is quite a common problem, especially amongst older Chelmsford patients. It is one of the side effects of growing older, although it can also happen to younger people too if

Four Top Dental Tips

Woman brushing teeth

Your local dentist offers some timely advice for Chelmsford patients. Much dental care is simply common sense. Most of us know that whatever we eat, we need to keep our teeth clean, as residual sugars, acids and bacterial build-up will

Choosing The Right Toothbrush For Your Child

child in dentists chair

Our Chelmsford children’s dentist looks at this basic, but important, piece of dental care equipment. As a parent, there are many things that we have to teach our children, almost from the moment that they are born. It is widely