A common comment that patient’s who come for porcelain veneers is that they do not want their teeth to look too big or too white. Cosmetic Dentistry is an artform and the results can be designed to achieve what a patient’s desires are.
In the case above, this patient’s desires were for natural... Read More
Mouth breathing, tongue thrusts, and tongue ties can cause a host of problems. Below are some that many do not know and can be harmful to ones health or even treated improperly without success:
Difficulty breathing during dental cleanings... Read More
Overbite and Underbite issues can, in most instances, be corrected nonsurgically. This creates an aesthetic result that many call a Facelift in the Dental Office. This can change the proportions and add to facial beauty. The photos below show some examples:
Before Treatment for Underbite
After... Read More
A fixed dental bridge is one that has been secured in place to guard against its coming loose, slipping, or falling out. Typically, this is accomplished by placing a dental crown over the two closest and adjacent teeth to which a metal wing can be bonded. Once in place, a fixed bridge is restored... Read More
Many patients who have TMJ pain do not have to go through orthodontic treatment or complex surgery to correct their overbites or address their discomfort. The first step in these cases is to treat the TMJ pain. During this phase, the correct physiologic jaw position is determined comprehensively... Read More
Everyone wants a bright, white smile, but with so many tooth whitening options available today, it can be difficult to determine which one will best meet your needs. The list.ly list below examines popular options for tooth whitening - many of which can be tried at home - as well as tips on... Read More
Sleep apnea is a serious condition that, left untreated, can result in dangerous and even fatal complications. Houston dentist Dr. Ronald Konig offers advanced sleep apnea treatments, but these work best when lifestyle choices and other factors are not working against them. Here, we will explore 10... Read More
The cost of dental implants can vary depending on factors unique to each patient. The best way to determine how much the placement of dental implants will cost is through a one-on-one consultation at our Houston office. During this meeting, we can discuss insurance options along with other methods... Read More
July is National Ice Cream Month, which may cause some to wonder, “what does ice cream do to my teeth?” Or more to the point, “can I eat ice cream and keep my teeth healthy?”
Let’s answer the second question first: Yes, you can eat ice cream and maintain a healthy smile. That is not, however, an... Read More
There is a reason that teeth are crooked or that ones airway is small. There is more to health than straight teeth. A properly functioning nasal breathing, swallowing, and tongue function truly affects the dental occlusion or bite. Having dysfunction in these areas can cause a host of problems... Read More
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. This website is not intended for viewing or usage by European Union citizens. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us today for a personal consultation.