Category: General Dentistry

Choosing the Right Toothbrush! | El Cajon Dentist

We all know that brushing and flossing are the two most important aspects of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Dentists recommend you brush and floss at least twice a day, it’s important to do it properly in order to receive the expected benefits. One of the keys to brushing properly is to use the right toothbrush, and to care for it properly.

With all the different varieties of toothbrushes out there, which is the right one? While different people will prefer different styles of toothbrush –...Read More

Posted on October 15, 2015 By sitemanager in , ,

Damage Soda Causes to your Teeth | El Cajon Dentist

Americans love their soda! They’re fizzy, bubbly, they’re refreshing, they’re delicious…they’re ruining your teeth! Yes, soda. Of course, in moderation it poses very little threat, but a steady consumption of soft drinks is one of the leading causes of tooth decay. It’s no secret there exists a strong link between soda consumption and tooth decay. Heavy soda consumption has also been linked to other health complications including diabetes, obesity and osteoporosis.

We’ve all probably...Read More

Posted on August 31, 2015 By sitemanager in , ,

About Dr. Hunter | El Cajon, Ca Dentist

Dentist J. Andrew Hunter is proud to offer the best in comprehensive dentistry.  He believes in overall wellness and in making a personal connection with each patient, so that he can offer the best custom treatment plan for each individual.

Learning your personal history, your present condition of oral health and wellness and your future expectations helps to establish which type of treatment options are right for you.

Dr. J. Andrew Hunter has an array of cosmetic dentistry, preventative...Read More

Posted on April 29, 2015 By sitemanager in , ,

Getting a Bright, White Smile | El Cajon Dentist

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, why not give them a dazzling first impression? A common way to get a knock out smile is through teeth whitening. We can help you obtain the bright smile you’re looking for. Teeth whitening lightens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. Whitening is among the most popular cosmetic dental procedures because it can greatly improve how your teeth look. Most dentists perform teeth whitening.

Statistics show we place a high...Read More

Posted on April 15, 2015 By sitemanager in , , ,

Mouthwash: A Great Addition to your Oral Care Routine | El Cajon Dentist


Mouthwash is a great addition to our daily dental routine. Oral rinses can be very beneficial in the fight against a variety of oral health problems. Mouthwash is doing more than just giving your breath a boost. Rinsing daily with certain mouthwashes can improve your oral health. We’re talking whitening your teeth, helping to prevent gum disease and fighting plaque! Plus who doesn’t love that minty fresh feeling you get after rinsing with mouthwash?

What are the benefits...Read More

Posted on February 27, 2015 By sitemanager in , ,

What to Know About Dental Bonding | El Cajon Dentist

Among the easiest and least expensive cosmetic dental procedures, bonding is a fast, easy way to correct a number of minor dental aesthetic issues. In dental bonding procedures, a tooth-colored synthetic resin is bonded to the tooth, allowing the dentist to adjust the shape, spacing, and color of teeth. In some cases, dentists may use bonding to correct chips or cracks. In others, bonding can be used to correct smile issues. In some cases, bonding can even be used as an alternative to traditional fillings,...Read More

Posted on February 12, 2015 By sitemanager in , , ,

How Coffee Can Save Your Teeth | El Cajon Dentist




As far as most Americans know or believe, coffee has always been a big no for dental health. However, according to research done by Boston University, drinking coffee can help protect your teeth from periodontal disease, or the inflammation of your gums and jawbone.

After studying more than 1,000 men for up to 30 years, the researchers found that those who drank one or more cups of coffee each day had fewer teeth with bone...Read More

Posted on January 12, 2015 By sitemanager in ,

Healthy Teeth for the Holidays | El Cajon Dentist

With Christmas rapidly approaching, we all know that the season for binge eating and great celebrating will eventually take over! Christmas is a time in which we all want to celebrate. This includes indulging in the delicious foods that always pop up around this time of year. However, what we don’t realize is that we are damaging out teeth in the process.

The treats, candies, and overall fully decked out meals all contain ingredients that create problems for your...Read More

Posted on December 8, 2014 By sitemanager in ,

Crowns & Bridges | El Cajon General Dentist

Here at Dr. Andrew Hunter’s practice, we offer a variety of procedures in order to satisfy the needs of any patient. Dr. Hunter and his staff is expertly trained in the latest dental techniques. One of these techniques is restoring teeth through the use of Crowns & Bridges.

Crowns are dental restorations that are placed over a tooth when conservative restorations are insufficient to restore form and function. A bridge serves to replace a missing tooth or...Read More

Posted on November 17, 2014 By sitemanager in , ,

Easing Dental Fears | El Cajon General Dentist

There are millions of individuals out there who currently suffer from anxiety when going to dental appointments. Here are a few suggestions that can help make your next dental visit a positive experience.

Ask friends and Family

If you are still limiting yourself by not having a dentist, the first step is to ask your friends and family about the dentist they are going to. Trusting your friends and family is a good way to find out about a great dentist.

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Posted on November 10, 2014 By sitemanager in , ,