Dental Implants come in all sizes and shapes and there are more than 100 implant companies in the country. All this creates a conundrum for consumers especially since many dentist advertise that they are dental implant specialists. Not only is this not true but it is against the law. The... Read More
June is National Headache & Migraine Awareness Month, an effort of the National Headache Foundation to raise awareness of different types of headaches and to support further research into effective cures. If you struggle with frequent headaches, Houston neuromuscular dentist Dr. Ronald Konig... Read More
The use of porcelain veneers is quite widespread in cosmetic dentistry. All cases and veneers are not alike. There are hundreds of different types of porcelain and even two dentists using the same porcelain do not create the same appearance.
Porcelain Veneers Smile... Read More
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk factors include:
A sedentary lifestyle
Excessive alcohol use
A family history of the disorder, being male, and being over the age of 40 can also increase risks for sleep apnea, though many of the risk factors for OSA are a result... Read More
If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your fingers, your jaw may be to blame. TMJ often causes numbness in the face, but when muscle tension and spasms impact nerve function, that sensation can easily travel through the extremities.
Numbness in the arms and hands may be accompanied by... Read More
Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing stops for several seconds, multiple times a night. Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of the disorder, is a result of soft tissue in the throat collapsing during sleep, which can also result in symptoms such as snoring, excessive daytime... Read More
Treatment for TMJ pain involves more than just arbitrarily placing a “splint” in a patients mouth. What caused the patient to develop their TMJ dysfunction? Teeth certainly are not programmed to come in crooked or with overbites or underbites.
Some reasons that TMJ pain or dysfunction can develop... Read More
Sedation dentistry is a safe and effective way to deal with both the emotional and physical discomforts that may accompany your visit to our office. While not suitable for all patients, if you struggle with anxiety or dental phobia, or if you have a condition that makes dental services... Read More
The joint that connects your jaw to your skull is known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). When this joint is out of alignment, it can cause a myriad of problems that you may not realize are being caused by your jaw. Your TMJ is a part of a huge mass of muscles that connect your neck, back, and... Read More
If you suffer from TMJ, over-the-counter medications and at-home remedies may work to a point, but real relief from the often debilitating symptoms of this disorder will require a more involved treatment plan. But how much does it cost to treat TMJ? And are there options for patients who do not... 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. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us today for a personal consultation.