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Full Mouth Rehabilitation

This type of dental treatment is very individualized and comprehensive, which is why it yields such dramatic results.Full mouth rehabilitation aims to improve the overall health of the entire mouth and teeth. This is different from an elective or a cosmetic procedure because…
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Oral Health Care and Prevention

At the office of Joshua Ignatowicz, DMD, we care about our patients like family. We not only strive to keep our customers healthy, but we also make every attempt to save them both time and money…
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Brushing

Fluoride is a natural cavity fighter that strengthens tooth enamel to resist decay. Fluoride can be found naturally in many water sources and is often added to municipal water supplies. It’s also…
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Flossing Fluoride Treatments

Keeping your teeth, gums and mouth healthy requires that you do some activities at home as well as come into the office of Joshua Ignatowicz, DMD, for regular preventive care. In addition to brushing…
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Sealants

A dental sealant is a thin, protective plastic coating that adheres to your tooth. Its purpose is to create a barrier so that bacteria cannot release acid and cause a cavity. The sealant also helps…
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Treating Bad Breath

An occasional bout of bad breath can happen to anyone. When bad breath becomes a regular problem, however, it is called halitosis. Chronic bad breath is usually the result of a problem within your mouth…
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Diseases of the Oral Cavity

The mouth is the gateway to other systems in your body, so taking care of your oral health is about much more than making your smile look great. Regular dental checkups are a part of preventing…
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Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Gum disease is often thought of as a condition that primarily affects adults; however, chronic gingivitis and advanced periodontal disease are also common in children. Knowing the symptoms and taking…
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Tooth Decay

Protecting your child’s baby teeth from decay can set the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. Although baby teeth are temporary, they are important for learning to chew, developing speech….
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Oral Cancer

Oral cancer refers to any cancer that develops on the lips, gums, tongue, cheeks, roof of the mouth or bottom of the mouth. Although the precise cause of an individual’s oral cancer may not be known…
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TMJ Problems

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems are a common dental condition faced by many people. People with TMJ problems may not even realize that it is their jaw causing the difficulty as the pain may feel…
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Restoring Decayed Teeth

When you have tooth decay, your dentist will remove it to preserve the rest of the tooth’s structure. After the decay is removed, your tooth will need to be restored for both functional and…
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Malocclusion

Malocclusion, which is often simply referred to as crooked teeth, happens when your upper and lower teeth do not line up properly. Early diagnosis is important because it can lead to jaw…
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Amalgam Fillings

When decay is present on a tooth, the decay must be removed to prevent the loss of the tooth or infections in the tooth’s nerve or gum tissue from occurring. Once the decay is removed, the tooth is…
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Composite Fillings

When you have tooth decay, your dentist will remove it to preserve the rest of the tooth’s structure. After the decay is removed, your tooth will need to be restored for both functional and…
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Root Canal Therapy

The root canal is the center of a tooth where its nerve is located. This part of your tooth can become infected or badly damaged as the result of an injury or severe tooth decay. When your…
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Crowns and Caps

If you have a tooth that is badly chipped, discolored, or decayed, dental crowns and caps are a way to restore its structure. A dental crown or cap can be placed by the dentist in about two…
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Non-Surgical Treatments

When you have a toothache or another problem, your dentist may be able to treat the issue without you needing oral surgery. Nonsurgical treatments use no or minimal anesthesia, which means…
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Restoring Periodontally Involved Teeth

Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gum tissue that surrounds the base of your teeth. When gingivitis persists, it can turn into periodontitis. Periodontal disease is a serious oral health…
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Periodontal Surgery

When you have severe gum disease that has progressed to periodontal disease, your dentist may recommend periodontal surgery. A periodontal surgical procedure is designed to repair…
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Soft Tissue Grafts

Gum disease is a serious dental condition that can lead to loss of the soft tissues that hold and support your teeth. When you lose gum tissue, your dentist may recommend that you…
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Replacing Missing Teeth

When you are missing one or more of your teeth, you may feel self-conscious about your smile. A missing tooth also makes it more difficult for you to bite and chew your food…
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Fixed Bridges

When two or more of your teeth on your upper or lower jaw are missing, fixed bridges are an efficient way to restore full functionality to your mouth. Fixed bridges are also…
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