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What Are the Benefits of Tongue Scrapers?

Dr. Hellwig May 8, 2017

Tongue scrapers can enhance your oral hygiene and improve your overall dental health. Let's consider the benefits and advantages.

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Tooth Sensitivity and Exposed Root

Dr. Hellwig Apr 24, 2017

Tooth sensitivity can seriously affect your quality of life. Fortunately, exposed roots can be treated, and tooth sensitivity can be eliminated.

Why Do Hot and Cold Temperatures Cause Tooth Sensitivity?

Dr. Hellwig Apr 9, 2017

Hot and cold temperatures can sometimes lead to tooth sensitivity. Let's consider the causes of this discomfort and your treatment options.

The Procedure for Creating Dental Bridges

Dr. Hellwig Mar 25, 2017

The procedure for creating a dental bridge is generally straightforward. Let's explore the process and what is involved.

Dental Bonding vs. Porcelain Veneers: Which Is Right for Me?

Dr. Hellwig Mar 9, 2017

Dental bonding and porcelain veneers are both effective cosmetic dentistry options. Let's compare the two to see which may be most ideal for you.

The History of Toothpaste

Dr. Hellwig Feb 25, 2017

Read this blog post to learn about the history of toothpaste and why it is such an important part of our oral hygiene routines.

Save Your Smile with Treatments for Tooth Fractures

Dr. Hellwig Feb 8, 2017

Dr. Peter Hellwig offers a variety of different treatments for tooth fractures to repair cracks and restore function and aesthetics.

How Chewing Can Cause Tooth Sensitivity

Dr. Hellwig Jan 24, 2017

Sometimes people experience tooth sensitivity when they bite or chew. Let's consider the causes of this dental problem.

Bad Dental Habits That You Should Avoid

Dr. Hellwig Jan 7, 2017

Bad habits of all kinds can lead to poor dental health. Avoid these practices for good oral hygiene and optimal preventative care.

Common Causes of Damaged Crowns and Fillings

Dr. Hellwig Dec 23, 2016

Dr. Hellwig discusses the causes of damaged dental crowns and fillings, and teaches patients how to extend the lifetime of their restorations.

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El Cajon, CA 92020

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