There are hundreds of sleep apnea appliances on the market and there are some significant differences. Many are large and bulky on the tongue side, meaning they are pressing the tongue back towards the airway simply by putting the appliance in place. This is a huge advantage of the Micro2, which... Read More
Houston cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Konig offers a comprehensive range of restorative and aesthetic services that can strengthen and beautify any smile. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile or if you are functionally limited by missing teeth, malocclusion, TMJ, or any other dental... Read More
There are a number of options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Why choose dental implants? Dental bridges and dentures have come a long way in reliability, function, and appearance. Why would anyone decide to have dental implants placed when quick and simple options like these exist? The... Read More
Patients of often wonder why they are suddenly getting cavities when they have not had this issue in the past. Dry mouth is a very common cause of cavities in older adults as well as being a side effect of hundreds of medications including high blood pressure, cholesterol, and allergies. There is... Read More
Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) may refer to any abnormality of the jaw, lips, or resting tongue position. OMDs can cause breathing difficulties, result in speech irregularities, impact proper swallowing, and even alter the appearance of the face. They can also increase risks for... Read More
Cosmetic dentistry is an artform and can be used in many ways. In this case, porcelain veneers were used to design a new smile for the upper teeth which were worn and crooked as well as discolored. The lower teeth were recontoured to help improve stability and esthetics.
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Dental phobia is a serious condition that can prevent those who struggle with it from seeking needed care for their teeth and gums. Increased anxiety or general discomfort with dental visits is far from uncommon, but its consequences can be profound – and if fear of the dentist is preventing you... Read More
Many patients have been advised that jaw surgery is necessary to correct their TMJ pain, underbites, overbites, and facial asymmetry. This is not always the correct tmj treatment and is not always needed. In fact, it is often not the best treatment and is certainly not predictable. The two... Read More
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the important work done by dental hygienists and focused on educating patients to help optimize at-home oral hygiene routines.
How much do you know about dental hygiene? Take our short quiz to find out. Then give our Houston... Read More
Dr. Ronald Konig has been voted the Top TMJ Dentist in Houston by Living Magazine. This reader’s choice award is an honor and Dr. Konig is grateful to know that the services he provides have been able to assist so many men and women living in and around Houston, TX.
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Disclaimer: The information throughout this cosmetic dentistry website is not intended to be taken as medical advice. The information provided by Ronald W. Konig, DDS, FAGD, LVIF, FIAPA is intended to provide general information regarding cosmetic, sedation, and neuromuscular dentistry including dental bonding, porcelain veneers, tooth whitening and TMJ treatment for residents of Houston, The Woodlands, Katy, Galveston, Sugar Land, Baytown and nearby areas in Houston. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us today for a personal consultation.