TMJ FAQ

TMJ FAQ TMJ / TMD  Capitola Springtime means we get to enjoy longer days, blooming flowers, and sunshine! But Capitola TMJ specialist Dr. Halbleib knows for some it could also mean a TMJ flare up. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, and flare ups can be painful and debilitating, causing headaches, dizziness, buzzing in your ears […]

Dental Sealants FAQ

Dental Sealants FAQ General Dentistry Capitola Capitola dentist Dr. Halbleib is dedicated to providing the most state-of-the-art services to all patients and Dental Sealants are one of the many dental treatments he offers that is customized to improve your oral health. Dental Sealants are easily applied in only a few minutes for each tooth and […]

The Evolution of Dental Implants

The Evolution of Dental Implants Implant Dentistry Capitola Evidence suggests that for thousands of years people have been replacing teeth they have lost due to accidents, aging or underdeveloped oral hygiene habits. Some archeologists report finding evidence of dental implants carved out of stones and seashells embedded in the jaws of remains dating back to […]

New Year, New Dental Goals

New Year, New Dental Goals General Dentistry Capitola The new year marks a new start, and is a great time to set resolutions! You would be surprised at all the benefits improving your oral health routine can have on your daily life and overall wellness. Here are some of Capitola Dentist Dr. Halbleib’s top oral health […]

Dental Tips for a Merry Holiday

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Dental Tips for a Merry Holiday Dental Tips Capitola     Happy happy holidays! How are you celebrating the season this year? Whatever your December festivities look like, Dr. Halbleib wants to ensure that you are informed and prepared to keep your oral wellness in top shape throughout all your celebrations. Here are some of […]

Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity General Dentistry Capitola     There are so many things to look forward to with the change of the season, but the effects of the cold weather on your teeth aren’t usually included in that list! Here’s a little overview of how your teeth can react to changes in the […]

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month General Dentistry Capitola     Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Most people think of tricks and treats this Halloween season, but here are a few other things to keep in mind while you’re costume prepping this year:       Brushing According to the American Dental […]

Porcelain Veneers: FAQ

Porcelain Veneers: FAQ Cosmetic Veneers Capitola     Would you believe that veneers have been around since the 1920s?! They debuted in Hollywood, no surprise, but porcelain veneers have come a long way from the red carpet and are surprisingly more common and more natural looking today than you might suspect.   Between the 1920s […]

Dental Emergencies: What to Do

Dental Emergencies: What to Do Emergency Dentistry Capitola       Dental emergencies can be scary, especially if you feel underprepared for how to respond in the situation. Ignoring dental emergencies can lead to painful and costly issues in the future, so being prepared to handle issues that arise upfront can be the best solution […]

TMD Problems and How to Prevent Them

TMD Problems and How to Prevent Them TMD / TMJ Capitola     Problems with your temporomandibular joint can be painful and can interfere with basic functions of your jaw like chewing and talking. In order to recognize and prevent TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) remember to look out for and be cautious towards these things: […]