Author Archives: Jim Richardson

What Are Dental Sealants & Why Do I Need Them?

As a parent, you know that oral hygiene and proper tooth care is a critical part of your child’s overall health. When a child’s permanent molars break through the gums, they have small pits and grooves which catch food particles, germs, and debris. Using regular daily brushing methods with standard bristles is not enough to […]

What Does the Dental Implant Recovery Process Look Like?

Thanks to their comfort, natural looks, and minimal maintenance, dental implants are considered as one of the most effective ways to replace missing teeth. This is for good reasons as well. Unlike dentures, they do not become loosened in the mouth. And unlike bridges, they don’t look out of place as compared to natural teeth. […]

Can I Grow Back Missing Teeth or Do I Need Dental Implants?

Those who lose a tooth at an early age are always concerned about their aesthetics, as well as their overall dental health. But this is only natural. After all, as soon as a tooth falls, the immediate thought that comes to mind is to replace it. Whether the tooth is lost due to medical conditions […]

This Season, Give Yourself the Gift of a Great Smile with Dental Implants

With the holidays in full swing, there are parties to attend, and people to see. One of the best gifts you can give yourself, this season is dental implants. Whether you have one tooth or a full set that needs to be replaced, Vegas Tooth Joshua Ignatowicz is the professional when it comes to dental […]

All About Teeth Whitening with Dr. Ignatowicz

Teeth whitening has become more popular with each passing year. And why not? The process is simple, and for the fabulous results you receive, the price is quite affordable. At the office of Dr. Joshua Ignatowicz, we are continually asked about the process of teeth whitening, whether it is safe, how long does it last […]

What to do When You Have Sensitive Teeth

At the office of Dr. Ignatowicz, quite often we see patients who suffer from teeth sensitivity. A recent survey of several U.S. dental offices found that one in eight people experience teeth sensitivity. One of the most common sensitivities is when teeth become exposed to cold substances. This type of sensitivity is normal. On the […]

Understanding Dental Anesthesia and Sedation

During Babylonian times, where tooth decay led to the necessity of something to help eliminate the pain from ancient dental procedures, clay was created from henbane seed and gum mastic. Pain relieving methods continued to evolve, from the use of wine to ether to nitrous oxide, the invention of the needle, and then general anesthesia […]

Recognizing Dental Emergencies

Fortunately, dental emergencies do not arise that often, but when they do, the sooner a dental visit can take place, the better. At the offices of Dr. Ignatowicz, we understand that dental emergencies happen for a variety of reasons, some of which are: Loss of tooth Intense pain Puncture wound Infection Swelling Lost filling The best […]

What is the Difference Between Dentures and Dental Implants?

History We are fortunate to have found a way to replace damaged teeth. Without this amazing discovery, our ability to chew would be weakened enough to affect what and how we eat. Our overall look would decline, our form of speech would become unclear, and the way we feel about our self would take a […]

Oral Care During Pregnancy: Do’s and Don’ts

Proper oral care is important for our overall health and well-being, and even more so when you are expecting. Oral infections are communicable diseases and can be passed from a mother to the child, meaning improper dental practices and oral infections can adversely affect fetal development.   Everyone here at the Henderson, Nevada dental offices […]