Author Archives: Joshua Ignatowicz

Understanding Periodontal Disease and Its Prevention

Your smile is one of your most important assets, especially when making a first impression or striving to continue a solid relationship. At the Henderson dental offices of Dr. Joshua Ignatowicz, we never want you to be ashamed of your smile or worried about anything that can negatively affect it. One condition that can have […]

What is Periodontal Disease and How Can I Avoid It?

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease (or gum disease) is essentially a pathological inflammatory condition of the gum and bone support surrounding your teeth. It takes a variety of forms, and each can have devastating effects on your health.  Gingivitis is the most common and mildest form of periodontitis. There are toxins in plaque, and […]

Understanding the Dental Implant Process

A beautiful smile can truly light up a room and give you confidence in professional and social interactions on a daily basis. However, a missing, damaged, or decayed tooth/teeth can greatly reduce your confidence level as well as your overall enjoyment of life. Even something as simple as chewing can be difficult when teeth are […]

How Quickly Can I Get Dental Implants?

At the Henderson dental offices of Dr. Joshua Ignatowicz, we understand how missing, damaged, decayed, or crooked tooth/teeth can negatively impact your life and your smile. We want to help you restore your oral health and put a beautiful smile back on your face. Through a permanent dental implant solution called Teeth in a Day, […]

Are Dental Implants an Option for Me?

When you have a missing tooth or teeth, it can sometimes be bothersome and disrupt the activities in your daily life. Chewing may be difficult, smiling may make you feel uncomfortable, speaking may sound slurred or unclear, and brushing/flossing may be complicated. If your gum tissue and bones are healthy but you are unable to […]

What is the Dental Veneer Process?

It is proven that smiling releases endorphins throughout the body that help us immediately improve our mood. However, dental imperfections can make smiling more stressful than joyful. Chipped or cracked teeth are often the culprit of low self-esteem and emotional stress. But this doesn’t have to be the case. There are cosmetic dentistry procedures that […]

Do I Need Mini Dental Implants?

All smiles are different. For that reason, there are several dental implant options available. Smaller mouths specifically require different implants than the traditional options; enter the Mini Dental Implant (MDI). A traditional implant and an MDI do not vary in quality. However, an MDI is available in smaller sizes than a traditional implant, making it […]

Important Things to Know When Considering Dental Implants

Just like your regular teeth, your implants need routine care and regular checkups. Maintaining oral hygiene is important throughout your dental implant process and after. It is important to maintain follow-up with your dentist. Even though implants are immune to tooth decay, a preventative care program to follow at home will ensure that your implants […]

Options in Dental Implants and How to Choose

If you have any missing teeth or large unwanted gaps in your smile, chances are that you’ve considered dental implants before. Unlike other cosmetic dentistry options, implants do not require any adhesives, they stay in place and they don’t decay. With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime! There are different implant choices based […]

Cosmetic Dentistry at its Finest from Dr. Joshua Ignatowicz in Henderson

Smile, grin, laugh, smirk, or beam—no matter how you refer to it, we all know the importance of it! It is scientifically proven that smiling has significant health benefits like reducing blood pressure, increasing endurance, and strengthening the immune system. Yet, so many of us are hesitant to smile. Although it is a well-known fact […]