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Interested in new ways to keep that smile happy and healthy? Maybe the latest in dental technology? Look no further than the Vegas Dental Blog from Dr. Ignatowicz! We do our homework to make sure you’re as informed as possible and kept up to date with the latest and greatest in dental procedures as well as tips on how to live a healthier life. Looking for something you can’t find? Contact us to schedule an appointment today!

Good Oral Hygiene: From First Tooth…

Even though babies are born without teeth showing, almost everyone has two sets of teeth that are formed and ready to break through the gums on their own times. These teeth are hidden out of sight for at least the first six months or so, and that’s when primary, or baby teeth, start poking through. Just because you can’t see them, doesn’t mean they aren’t there though, and even more important, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be taking care of them.

As soon as you have a baby, you should start thinking about how you’re going to take care of their oral hygiene, including dental exams and other preventive care measures. Discover more about brushing, going to the dentist, and other habits that are essential to start forming at a very young age and then follow all the way through adulthood.

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Have a Smile You Can Be…

Have a Smile You Can Be Proud of As you go about your daily life, your facial expression is an important way to communicate your feelings, emotions, and current state of mind. When you are happy, excited, or even surprised, a part of your facial expression that demonstrates this emotion is your smile. If you […]

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Am I a Candidate for Teeth…

Am I a Candidate for Teeth in a Day? Whether you are checking your hair in a mirror before work, preparing for a night out on the town, or anything in between, most people will smile to make sure their teeth are ready for others to see them. If you have missing teeth or your […]

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What Are Dental Sealants & Why…

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 […]

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What is Periodontal Disease and How…

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 […]

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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 […]

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How Quickly Can I Get Dental…

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, […]

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Are Dental Implants an Option for…

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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