Alexander Hellge, DDS, MBA, MHSM, FICD
Alexander earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the prestigious University of Southern California in Los Angeles, a Master in Health Sector Management from Arizona State University, and a Master in Business Administration from the same University. After completion of his DDS degree he was accepted in a General Practice Residency in Germany, specializing in Periodontics, Implantology, Occlusion and Full-Mouth Rehabilitations. Subsequently he opened a private practice in Stuttgart Germany focusing on Periodontics, Implantology, Occlusion, Full Mouth Rehabilitations and minimally invasive restorations utilizing his in-house master ceramist laboratory technicians to achieve exceptional cosmetic and functional results.
He pioneered laser dentistry in Germany and founded the German Academy of Laser Dentistry in 1994 and served two terms as president.
One of his passions is minimally invasive dentistry with superior esthetics. This led him to successfully obtain the German Patent for Ceramic Inlay and Onlay restorations (Deutsche Patentoffenlegungsschrift)
After having had a successful private practice in Germany for over 20 years he returned to the United States when he was asked by the Dean of USC Dental School to become an Assistant Professor in Operative Dentistry. He translated his passion for biomimetic esthetic restorative dentistry to teaching and educating the future dentists in the US.
He became a full time faculty at Midwestern University Glendale Arizona and worked his way up to Associate Dean for Clinical Education and is serving presently as Assistant Professor teaching the placement of implants.
Dr. Alexander Hellge is a Fellow of the American Dental Education Association Dental Leadership Institute as well as being inducted as a Fellow in the International College of Dentistry.
He has published multiple peer reviewed articles on the topics of lasers in root canal dentistry and anesthesia free dental therapy with lasers. He is also a national and international lecturer in laser, restorative and implant dentistry
He has enjoyed a long career in the field of implant dentistry having started placing implants in 1984 and now utilizing the most advanced imaging, surgical planning techniques with AI augmentation offering his patients the best care. He integrates lasers in the secondary implant surgery for better and more predictable postoperative results.
Dr. Alexander Hellge is an avid believer in the bio functional and esthetic enhancement of his patients.
His quest for the best results led him to study with the world renowned researcher and clinician in PRF and Exosomes, Dr. Dr. Richard Miron with whom he studied extensively to deliver optimal esthetic results utilizing only natural biomaterials.
He completed a Sleep Apnea Residency to further enhance and prolong his patients healthy life. Utilizing the latest technology in airway assessment and functionally generated sleep appliances he is able to help many patients obtain a more restful and regenerative sleep pattern.
Alexander has also dedicated much of his time to international and local community service. He was appointed by the Republic of Guinea-Bissau as Ambassador of the Economic Mission to improve Health Care in the region and established HIV Education Programs in local clinics. In Bosnia Herzegovina, he worked with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization as Advisor to rebuild dental care infrastructure after the Civil War. In Stuttgart, Germany, he established a fundraising project called “Hearts of Gold” by patients donating scrap dental alloys to benefit various charitable Community Services.
In the local community of Glendale, Arizona, he has been involved in Super-Sealant Saturday, Give Kids A Smile, UMOM, and Veterans Appreciation Day.
Dr. Alexander Hellge learned from his father, who also was a dentist, to care for his patients with kindness, understanding and empathy.
Alexander Hellge is a highly skilled and dedicated dental professional who is making a positive impact on his community and the world.
In his private time he enjoys spending time with his wife taking to the skies as a private pilot as well as golfing, cycling and fitness. As Chevalier Chaine des Rotisseurs (Food and Wine Critic) he also enjoys local and international exceptional food and wine venues