Dental Phobias Resolved

Dental Phobias Resolved General Dentistry Capitola   Fear of the dentist is not uncommon, but Capitola Dentist Dr. Jesse Halbleib wants to make sure you’re well prepared and care free coming in to your next appointment. Dental phobia and avoidance of the dentist can lead to serious oral health problems like gum disease, that can […]

New Year’s Pledge to Our Patients

New Year’s Pledge to Our Patients General Dentistry Capitola   The American Dental Association, or ADA, has a code of Ethics and Professional Conduct that each and every dentist agrees to abide by. While each dentist may each have his or her own style or professional opinions, the ADA code ensures that dentists act in […]

Dental Implants: Don’t Let Tooth Loss Ruin Your Holiday

Dental Implants: Don’t Let Tooth Loss Ruin Your Holiday Dental Implants Capitola   If you have missing teeth, you know that while friends and family are looking forward to holiday gatherings, you’re dreading the thought of looking back on more holiday memories without the smile you really want to show.   With dental implants by […]

TMJ and Thanksgiving

TMJ and Thanksgiving TMJ Capitola   There’s a lot of things out there to be thankful for, but your TMJ isn’t one of them! And while the holidays are filled with lots of love and laughter, this season also introduces new foods to your diet could negatively contribute to the symptoms of your TMJ. Think […]

Scary Facts About Sleep Apnea

Scary Facts About Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Capitola     Ghouls, goblins, and ghosts – oh my! Halloween certainly brings the night creatures and day-walkers out to cause a fright, but did you know that some of the scariest monsters you can face are those associated with your sleep apnea?   Here are a few […]

Tips for Healthy Teeth

Tips for Healthy Teeth  General Dentistry Capitola   Maintaining a strict dental hygiene routine is one of the best ways that you can keep a healthy and happy smile for yourself and for the world. However, have you ever wondered about the little things you do everyday that could be hurting your teeth? More than […]

Time to Fill You In on Fluoride (It’s Not Just For Kids!)

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Time to Fill You In on Fluoride (It’s Not Just For Kids!) Fluoride Preventative Dentistry Capitola Many people are familiar with the health benefits of adding fluoride to drinking water for the strengthening and protection of children’s teeth, but did you know that those same restorative properties of fluoride hold true for adult exposure as […]

Vacation and Oral Health

Vacation and Oral Health Travel Tips Capitola   Just because your family is taking a vacation this summer, doesn’t mean your oral health and wellness should! School’s out for summer, work is hitting a lull in honor of vacation season, and it’s a great time to soak up some sunshine with your loved ones on […]

Go Green this Spring

Go Green This Spring General Dentistry Capitola   There are plenty of ways to show your enthusiasm for the spring season and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without ruining your teeth this holiday! Consider a few new ways to celebrate with friends and family this year.     Green Your Mealtime Without Greening Your Smile Add some […]

Sleep Apnea Tied to Cancer Risk

Sleep Apnea Tied to Cancer Risk Sleep Apnea Capitola You know your sleep apnea is uncomfortable and inconvenient, but did you know that it may be putting you at a higher risk for cancer? A condition of sleep apnea is the body’s deprivation of oxygen for brief but recurrent periods throughout the duration of the night. […]