A Saltwater Rinse Can Help with Oral First-Aid

An athletic injury or household accident can sometimes impact the mouth with significant force. In some of these scenarios, you could suffer trauma to the gums, soft oral tissues, or teeth that requires professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. Milla Openko. While you make your way to Milla Openko,... Read more »

You Might Be Able to Ease the Effects of a Fractured Tooth with Dental Wax

As hard as your teeth are, there are still times when sufficient force can cause a significant fracture. This could be the result of an accidental blow to the mouth from a sports injury, or something as seemingly mundane as chewing ice. If the fractured tooth causes immediate pain or... Read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Damage Planning

Is your holiday season a success up to this point? Have you done everything you can to ensure your smile has thrived during the holidays and continues to be protected from any damages and hazards that have arisen? Even if you have done a good job of protecting your smile... Read more »

The Dental Veneers Are Sometimes Used in Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a specific discipline of general dentistry that is intended to improve the appearance of teeth. There are several applications offered by a dentist like Dr. Milla Openko and the specialists at Milla Openko, DMD. The specific nature and severity of the imperfections to your teeth, will determine... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Appointments

When chompers remain sensitive for too long, it's probable that they’re a sign of a larger underlying condition, like tooth decay. Left untreated, periodontal disease could lay waste to your mouth. But don't worry: your friendly team at Milla Openko, DMD is here to help you. A general visit includes... Read more »

Basic Brushing Tips

You have been brushing your teeth for years. In fact, you may have been doing it for so long that it is practically second nature at this point. You plop some toothpaste on the brush, run it over your teeth, and you are out the door, or off to bed.... Read more »

Your Routine Dental Appointment

Dr. Milla Openko and our team recommend that you visit us for a dental cleaning in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at least twice a year. Even if you brush and floss perfectly, professional cleanings are needed so that tartar buildup can be removed and so that our dentist can detect any dental... Read more »

Enhance Your Fall Smile with Oral Hygiene Treatments

How would you rank your oral healthcare? Only by effectively employing oral health care treatments on a routine basis can you be sure that your mouth has the greatest chance for success. Always make sure you are brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis. The American Dental Association... Read more »

A Dentist Needs to Examine a Loose Dental Crown

The health and integrity of your teeth play a significant role in your overall quality of life. If a tooth is compromised by a large cavity, dental fracture, or severe dental attrition, it might need to be restored by a dental crown. This treatment method is designed to fully replace... Read more »

Composite Dental Fillings 101

A composite dental filling may seem like any other dental filling, but what you may not know that it has more advantages than an amalgam filling. Dr. Milla Openko and our professional team want to work with you to get your best smile and this can be done with the... Read more »