Dental implants have wide-reaching benefits for a patient, including cosmetic enhancement. After suffering from tooth loss, it is not uncommon for the cheeks to appear hollow and the face to look gaunt. The cosmetic effects of dental implants can be as transformative on a person’s self-esteem as the implants are on their oral health. The Effects of […]
There are many patients who appear to have premature aging or the appearance of facial collapsing. Many of these patients have overbites and some have TMJ pain along with headaches and the appearance of retruded chins or weak chins. Most often these patients have deep overbites along with worn teeth. The retruded jaw is not
TMJ can cause many unexpected effects, like facial asymmetry, chronic headaches, and even speech impairments. As a TMJ specialist, Dr. Robert W. Konig helps patients in Houston, TX, and surrounding areas find relief and correct the effects of TMJ on their lives and appearance. Read on to learn more about how TMJ or TMD can affect
There are notable differences among dentists when it comes to porcelain veneers, encompassing a range of factors from skill and experience to artistic ability, technology and techniques employed, material selection, and the quality of communication and consultation provided to patients. Dr. Konig explains, ” Every porcelain veneer case should be designed for the individual and
When it comes to smile restoration, it’s important to consider not only your teeth and gums but also your face. Losing teeth can lead to jaw deterioration, which can cause premature wrinkling around the mouth and lead to noticeable sagging around the jowls. In this case, a non-surgical facelift could provide the restoration patients are looking for.
What is Bruxism? Bruxism – a habit of grinding your teeth – is common among American adults. You may be grinding your teeth unknowingly, or while asleep at night. If you have been advised surgery is needed, consider other options. Most of the time non-surgical jaw alignment is a viable option. As an experienced neuromuscular dentist
When it comes to smile restoration, veneers are popular treatment options. These tooth coverings are designed to enhance your smile without surgery; they can restore shape, enhance size, and leave you with a natural, beautiful smile in one or two office visits. If you are considering a smile makeover, veneers could be the solution you’ve
If your jaw is popping or making grating sounds when you eat, chew, or speak…. should you be concerned? Yes. If your knee popped every time you walked, would you be concerned? Truly incredible how this “top of the block” on our bodies can be so complex and affect patient’s lives and well-being. A clicking/popping/grating
There are a variety of options when seeking dental restoration for damaged or decayed teeth. Inlays and onlays are two options that offer a conservative and effective solution for restoring the strength and function of your teeth. Keep reading to learn more about inlays and onlays and the benefits that they serve over crowns and traditional fillings.
A bright, white smile is often seen as a symbol of confidence and good oral hygiene. When your teeth are discolored, it can affect your self-esteem and willingness to flash that winning grin. But there are various methods for teeth whitening that can help you regain your confidence and achieve a brighter smile. First and foremost, make