Oral splints look similar to sports mouth guards and are often used in the preliminary stages of TMJ treatment. When used in this manner, a TMJ splint may be useful in helping to determine your correct bite alignment. Initial-stage TMJ treatment with an oral splint may take three months or more... Read More
Cosmetic Dentistry is to enhance the smile and make the teeth look esthetic. This can be done with several or multiple porcelain veneers, bonding, crowns, or whitening. With Functional Cosmetic Dentistry or Full Mouth Reconstruction usually more teeth are involved and the TMJ issues, jaw alignment... Read More
Underbites present an cosmetic issue as well as a functional cosmetic dental problem that can cause gum recession and premature wear on teeth. Most of the time patients are advised that braces for several years and surgery are the only option. This is not true.
Underbites can be corrected non-... Read More
Placing porcelain veneers will require two visits, spaced one to two weeks apart, to complete. During your first visit, Houston cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Konig will carefully prepare the teeth that are being fitted with veneers by contouring the enamel. After teeth have been prepared, an... Read More
Cosmetic Dentistry is a broad term. Changing someones life by giving them a healthy bite, beautiful smile and more stable long term health can be acheived. This case exemplifies how proper design, care, and artistry with porcelain veneers can be utilzied to correct complex dental issues. It is... Read More
Overbites can be corrected without surgery and also without years of braces. Overbite cases often involve:
Sagging facial muscles
Deep overbite, causing sagging facial muscles and broken teeth, and the front teeth were mobile, others... Read More
Are dental implants a safe choice for diabetics? That depends on several factors that will need to be discussed and evaluated by Dr. Konig prior to their placement. If you are missing one or more teeth, we encourage you to get in touch with our office to schedule a comprehensive evaluation where Dr... Read More
Our office is proud to be using the advanced MLS Laser Therapy, sometimes called Cold Laser Therapy, is an advanced, non-invasive treatment for pain management. “MLS” stands for Multi-wave Locked System, meaning multiple light wavelengths are used within the same laser. Because of these multiple... Read More
Nearly every tube of toothpaste has on it some variation of the words “Tooth Whitening.” This claim is not necessarily false, but it is a bit misleading.
Most whitening kinds of toothpaste rely on baking soda or abrasive microbeads to polish stains from tooth enamel. This effect is “whitening”, at... Read More
Cosmetic Dentistry is a wonderful tool for correcting many problems with smiles. However, to make the cosmetic dental care last, the bite (way teeth meet together) needs to be evaluated carefully. In this case, this young lady had an overbite that caused her worn down and thinned her front teeth... 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.