Better Oral Health, Better Immune System

Better Oral Health, Better Immune System

Better Oral Health, Better Immune System Capitola Dentist Dr. Jesse Halbleib •  Capitola, CA During these times of worry regarding COVID-19, it is important to do everything you can to boost your immune system. Taking better care of your mouth will give you a better immune system. Enjoying a proper diet with essential nutrients helps…

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety Dr. Jesse Halbleib • Capitola, California Missing dental appointments due to phobias not only can prolong your dental discomfort, but it can also add to your anxiety because you may feel guilty for missing dental offices. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you relax so…

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year! Dr. Halbleib, Capitola, CA Chewing Your Nails This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. Placing your jaw in a protruding position for long periods of time can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Stress reduction and holding something to keep your…

Dentophobia Tips

Dentophobia Tips Capitola Dentistry Fear of visiting the dentist or undergoing dental procedures is very common but some people experience anxiety or fear so severe that they avoid going to the dentist all together. This fear is called Dentophobia and people who experience these anxieties are less likely to maintain regular dental check-ups and cleanings…

Headaches & Your Oral Health

Headaches & Your Oral Health Capitola Dentistry We all know the feeling – sharp or dull, nagging, throbbing – of a painful headache. While we all get them, we don’t always know why or what is causing it. Your headaches may be caused by a number of different conditions related to your oral health, from…

Dental Emergencies and How To Avoid Them This Halloween

Dental Emergencies and How To Avoid Them This Halloween Emergency Dentistry Capitola   We have some great tips – and tricks – to help ensure your Halloween festivities don’t end with a dental emergency. Some common dental emergencies are easy to avoid with preventative techniques or quickly resolved with the gentle and swift care from…

September: National Gum Care Month!

September: National Gum Care Month! General Dentistry Capitola In honor of National Gum Care Month Capitola dentist Dr. Halbleib wants to encourage the health of all their patients with some educational information about oral care and gum disease. Gum disease – or periodontal disease – is a long-term infection in your gums that if left…