Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

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

March 03, 2018
There are a number of TMJ pain and Cosmetic Dentistry cases that often go hand in hand. This is more of what we term, Functional Cosmetic Dentistry™.  The case below shows the before photo of a gentleman who presented with two concerns: TMJ popping with pain, and ear congestion Cosmetic concerns:... Read More
February 15, 2018
A surgical facelift targets the middle and lower areas of the face. During facelift surgery, skin is removed, and fat and tissue are repositioned to produce a lifted and more youthful appearance – sometimes reducing apparent age by as much as 10 years. Facelifts in the the dental office, not only... Read More
February 09, 2018
This week 3 patients asked about using activated charcoal toothbrushing to whiten their teeth and wanted to know if this was safe. Interestingly, there is a thread on Instagram exploiting the benefits. IS IT SAFE TO BRUSH WITH or USE ACTVATED CHARCOAL POWDER? Simply stated NO.  Activated Charcoal... Read More
February 05, 2018
Overbite is a condition in which the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth in the front of the mouth and, under most circumstances, it is not an issue that necessitates intervention. In fact, a slight overbite is incredibly common and should not interfere with normal function at all. It is when... Read More
Category: TMJ
January 22, 2018
Jaw development can have a profound impact on the strength, alignment, and appearance of the teeth. Malocclusion, which includes conditions such as overbite and underbite, crossbite, tooth crowding, and gaps in between teeth, is not typically genetic. However, feeding behaviors early in life, mouth... Read More
Category: TMJ, General Dentistry
January 21, 2018
Overbites  (deep bites) are quite common and are often not properly addressed.  The first thing most professionals do is look at the teeth and the angle classification of the teeth.  Treatment is often based on this and assumes this is the only issue. Simply moving the teeth based on these... Read More
Category: TMJ
January 16, 2018
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
Category: TMJ, Sleep Apnea
January 11, 2018
Dental bonding is a cost-effective solution for a number of general and cosmetic dental problems. With bonding, Houston dentist Dr. Ronald Konig can protect and strengthen teeth that are: Chipped or cracked Irregularly sized or shaped Unevenly spaced Because dental bonding is shaded to match... Read More
December 20, 2017
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
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
December 06, 2017
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
Category: Dental Implants