The Quality of Your Oral Hygiene Products Impacts the Effectiveness of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association provides a number of guidelines and daily recommendations to help you maintain the health of your mouth throughout the course of your life. This starts with an effective daily oral hygiene routine, founded on twice-daily brushing and flossing each evening. Of course, not all oral hygiene products are created equal. Some… Read more »

Do You Need Root Canal Therapy? We Can Help!

As you’re probably aware, there are several things you need to do to keep your pearly whites healthy. You already know that scheduling checkups with us are important and that you need to brush and floss your teeth regularly. However, would you be surprised to hear that a damaged root canal can only be treated… Read more »

Where Do Your Tooth Brushing Skills Rank?

Where do your tooth brushing skills rank? If you are looking to advance your tooth brushing skills, one easy method is to improve the care you give to your toothbrush. If your toothbrush is past its expiration date or has fallen into disrepair, it will not be able to do the job projected of it…. Read more »

Cosmetic Restoration of a Tooth Might Require a Porcelain Crown

When a tooth in your smile is affected by visual imperfections, like a small chip, a noticeable filling, or discolored tooth enamel, it can affect your self-esteem. Many people with a tooth like this will reach out to Drs. Openko and Dedola to explore their options for improving the cosmetic value of their smile. In… Read more »

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Your Oral Health?

You’re probably wondering just how your oral health could potentially benefit from a cosmetic dental treatment. It’s true that cosmetic dentistry usually is used to help improve the quality of a person’s smile, there are many applications that also improve oral health. If you have that have cracked, chipped, fractured, or broken, cosmetic dentistry can… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Dental Bonding?

What are the benefits of dental bonding? Dental bonding works by bonding resin or porcelain materials directly onto teeth to improve their look and function. Because of the materials used, they can blend seamlessly with your teeth to give off a natural look. In addition, they can also provide the following benefits: – If you… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Bad Filling Might Need a Crown Restoration

Dr. Milla Openko frequently uses fillings to repair small cavities. While the artificial materials they are cast from are meant to repair the tooth for many years, no filling can last forever. If you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits, the bacteria living in your mouth are even more likely to try to weaken… Read more »

How Age Affects Your Teeth

You know that there are a few extra things you may need to do if you’re hoping to stay healthy as you age. However, did you know there are also a few extra things you’ll need to do to keep your teeth healthy as you get older? In fact, even if you’ve been caring for… Read more »

What Do You Know about Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are often used to turn average smiles into masterpieces. A few oral imperfections can affect your smile and consequently, your self-confidence. Dental veneers seek to cover up such imperfections and leave you with an attractive smile that looks and feels healthy. So how do dental veneers work? Dental veneers are individually crafted for each… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Maintaining Your Smile as a Senior

Are you a senior who wishes to keep your natural teeth in tip-top shape? If so, our Milla Openko, DMD dental team is happy to grant your wish! There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your smile in top-notch condition, and those things are: -Keep up on oral hygiene: Do… Read more »