Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Houston Cosmetic Dentist Serving Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Pearland, & Nearby Areas of Texas

March 20, 2019
Oral splints look similar to sports mouth guards and are often used in the preliminary stages of TMJ treatment. When used in this manner, a TMJ splint may be useful in helping to determine your correct bite alignment. Initial-stage TMJ treatment with an oral splint may take three months or more... Read More
Category: TMJ
March 15, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry is to enhance the smile and make the teeth look esthetic.  This can be done with several or multiple porcelain veneers, bonding, crowns, or whitening. With Functional Cosmetic Dentistry or Full Mouth Reconstruction usually more teeth are involved and the TMJ issues, jaw alignment... Read More
March 06, 2019
Underbites present an cosmetic issue as well as a functional cosmetic dental problem that can cause gum recession and premature wear on teeth.  Most of the time patients are advised that braces for several years and surgery are the only option.   This is not true.  Underbites can be corrected non-... Read More
February 18, 2019
Placing porcelain veneers will require two visits, spaced one to two weeks apart, to complete. During your first visit, Houston cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Konig will carefully prepare the teeth that are being fitted with veneers by contouring the enamel. After teeth have been prepared, an... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
February 15, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry is a broad term.  Changing someones life by giving them a healthy bite, beautiful smile and more stable long term health can be acheived.  This case exemplifies how proper design, care, and artistry with porcelain veneers can be utilzied to correct  complex dental issues.  It is... Read More
February 04, 2019
Dr. Ronald Konig has again been selected for inclusion in America’s Best Dentists directory. The directory, created by the National Consumer Advisory Board, looks at several criteria when selecting dentists. These include: Having at least four years of experience Averaging at least three-times the... Read More
January 29, 2019
Overbites can be corrected without surgery and also without years of braces.  Overbite cases often involve: TMJ pain Aging appearance Headaches Worn teeth Sagging facial muscles Retrognathic chin Deep overbite, causing sagging facial muscles and broken teeth, and the front teeth were mobile, others... Read More
January 24, 2019
Are dental implants a safe choice for diabetics? That depends on several factors that will need to be discussed and evaluated by Dr. Konig prior to their placement. If you are missing one or more teeth, we encourage you to get in touch with our office to schedule a comprehensive evaluation where Dr... Read More
Category: Dental Implants
January 15, 2019
Our office is proud to be using the advanced MLS Laser Therapy, sometimes called Cold Laser Therapy, is an advanced, non-invasive treatment for pain management. “MLS” stands for Multi-wave Locked System, meaning multiple light wavelengths are used within the same laser. Because of these multiple... Read More
January 09, 2019
Nearly every tube of toothpaste has on it some variation of the words “Tooth Whitening.” This claim is not necessarily false, but it is a bit misleading. Most whitening kinds of toothpaste rely on baking soda or abrasive microbeads to polish stains from tooth enamel. This effect is “whitening”, at... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry