Author Archives: Jim Richardson

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 […]

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 […]