Dr. Anthony Opilka, DDS

Dr. Anthony Opilka specializes in the surgical placement of dental implants, tissue and bone
grafting, gum reshaping for esthetic enhancement, treatment of periodontal disease and extractions. Dr. Opilka works very closely with his restorative colleagues to create outstanding cosmetic outcomes for the patients under his care.

Dr. Opilka is originally from the Chicago area. He received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Science degrees from the University of Illinois. Dr. Opilka completed a demanding three- year periodontics residency at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, MD (the President’s Hospital). He served in the Navy for 22 years, treating the pilots of Marine One (the President’s Helicopter) during his career as a Naval Officer.

Dr. Opilka achieved Diplomate status in the American Board of Periodontology in 2002. He was
a periodontics staff member at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School from 2006-2009. He has
given numerous lectures on many of the clinical techniques he has honed in his career. Dr.
Opilka is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association,
California Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, San Diego County Dental Society,
American Academy of Dental Anesthesiology and California Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Opilka enjoys playing music and gardening. He and his wife have 2
children. They revel in traveling and discovering great food.