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A Dentist You Can Count On

Peter Hellwig, DDSIf you are looking for an outstanding family dentist in El Cajon, Dr. Peter Hellwig has the dedication and compassion you deserve. Dr. Hellwig and our team offer a full spectrum of general, cosmetic, and restorative dental care in a comfortable, welcoming setting. Dr. Hellwig undergoes continuing education to stay atop of the newest developments in dental techniques and technology to provide you the most comprehensive care. 

To schedule an appointment, contact our office today.

Friendly Dental Care

Dr. Hellwig has been practicing dentistry for more than four decades in the greater San Diego area. This means he has a high level of education and experience in all areas of dentistry allowing him to provide all dental services in one location. Most of Dr. Hellwig's team members have been with him for many years, and all share his commitment to patient comfort and safety while increasing success of your dental treatment.

When you arrive at our beautiful office for the first time, you will enjoy a welcoming, home-like decor and friendly service from our team. During your first appointment, Dr. Hellwig's team will work closely with you to understand your goals and any concerns. You will have a chance to discuss any financial or scheduling restrictions you might have, which allows Dr. Hellwig to further customize your treatment and provide you with appropriate options. We accept CareCredit℠, Springstone℠, and Citi® Health financing options, which can allow you to make monthly, fixed-rate payments for your dental care.

Our Services

A man and wife with their two young children.Dr. Hellwig is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, a superior recognition in the field of dentistry. He specializes in creating personalized care plans to improve his patients' oral health and meet their goals. As a part of his general dental care offerings, Dr. Hellwig focuses on what he calls "antimicrobial warfare." This phrase describes a wide range of preventive care treatments, such as anti-bacterial rinses, laser therapy, and more. By controlling and regulating the bacteria that exist within your mouth, Dr. Hellwig can greatly reduce your proclivity for decay and gum disease.

For patients who are in need of restorative care, Dr. Hellwig both places and restores a range of types of dental implants. He works closely with a long-time dental laboratory partner to create customized, natural-looking dental crowns, bridges, and dentures that restore smiles' functionality and appearance.

Some patients elect to have cosmetic treatments performed to improve their appearance and boost their confidence. Dr. Hellwig and his team can provide several options to patients, helping them understand what they can expect from each. From Six Month Smiles® to full mouth restorations and everything in between. Patients can feel confident in Dr. Hellwig's artistic ability and technical expertise. 

For both restorative and cosmetic treatments, Dr. Hellwig strives to ensure a patient will be pleased with their final results. 

Relax During Your Treatment

Although he is very precise and able to perform most treatments using local anesthesia alone, Dr. Hellwig provides sedation options to his patients. To ensure your ultimate comfort, patients can elect to receive oral conscious sedation, nitrous oxide inhalation, or intravenous (IV) sedation. If you struggle with dental anxiety or phobia, dental sedation can make the difference between you receiving or not receiving care you truly want and need.

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hellwig, contact us today. Our team is happy to answer any questions you have and welcome you to our dental family.

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Testimonials

I love my teeth and smile! I'm appreciative down to the core of my soul for your brilliance, your incredibly wonderful staff, and your patience with me. - Gayle B.

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