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MoreThan Just Cosmetic Dentistry: TMJ Pain, Flared Teeth, Facial Asymmetry: Corrected Non-surgically

If you are considering cosmetic dentistry for worn teeth, crooked teeth, or have an underbite or overbite, or have TMJ pain, headaches, or clicking and popping… why would you do veneers to the same bite position that caused these problems in the first place? Often patients are advised  that their only choice of treatment is […]

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Do I Need TMJ Surgery? Consider Your Non-surgical Options

There are many non-surgical TMJ options available for patients.  In many cases from overbites to TMJ pain and facial asymmetry, there are usually many noon-surgical ways to help patients.  The CBS Horrors of TMJ Surgery, made no reference to options patients should consider in place of surgery.  These also seemed to be pretty aggressive surgeries.

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Overbite and Underbite Correction FAQs

Can you correct an overbite on your own? Many patients wonder about this before seeking treatment. The answer is no. Overbites and underbites are jaw malocclusions that require professional dental treatment. Overbites are often caused by prolonged thumb sucking, pacifier use, or baby bottle use. Underbites are usually caused by congenital defects affecting the lower jaw. Overbites

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Can Porcelain Veneers be Used to Correct a Bad Bite

Porcelain Veneers are a way to enhance your smile with Cosmetic Dentistry.  You cannot correct overbites or underbites with porcelain veneers.  However, bite correction can be completed with porcelain restorations that can also change facial profiles, reverse aging facial appearances, correct overbites and underbites.  TMJ pain can also be helped with these cases. Non-surgical bite correction is possible on

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Tips for Dealing with Sleep Apnea

If you’re struggling with sleep apnea, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, as many as 20 percent of adults in the United States are suffering from the condition, and around 85 percent of those don’t know that they have it. Signs that You May Have Sleep Apnea: Every person’s body is unique, and the symptoms

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Is Jaw Surgery My Only Alternative to Correct My TMJ Pain or Misaligned Bites?

Many patients are not aware that there are alternate treatments to jaw surgery and years of orthodontic treatment.  There are several ways to conservatively correct overbites, underbites, and TMJ pain with much less risk than surgery. When treating TMJ and bite misalignment, Dr. Konig points out, “It is important to note that braces really just

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