Damaged, stained or other flawed teeth have an immediate impact on the appearance of an individual's smile. But, what about the other, not so visible effects?
One effect of a damaged smile is that it can make the individual who owns it unhappy. Unhappiness, insecurity and embarrassment over the... Read More
Take a look in the mirror. What do you see? Sagging facial tissues, lines and wrinkles, and drooping around your nose and mouth? Considering a surgical face-lift but dreading the cutting, stretching and repositioning of the skin and other tissues that come along with such an invasive procedure? Don... Read More
The common conception is that dental bite problems like overbites and underbites are very hard to correct and require Oral Maxillofacial surgery along with years of braces to correct and can be very painful. There are non-surgical ways to correct these issues. Fortunately, further developments and... Read More
TMJ pain is not pleasant. Causes of TMJ can be multifactorial and affect multiple parts of our body system. A few factors that can cause TMJ symptoms are:
1) Poor Occlusion or a bad bite: when teeth do not fit together properly in a position that allows the joints,muscles, and neck to... Read More
Do you smile in selfies? Do you speak to others with confidence? Or do you shy away from the camera, cover your mouth when you talk or avoid conversations altogether because you feel embarrassed by your crooked teeth? If you're struggling with the feeling that your smile is not beautiful enough and... Read More
Does your partner snore? Or do they complain that you snore? If so, you're not alone. Forty percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult women snore. It's not just problematic for your partner who is trying to sleep - it's also a problem for you.
So, if you've gotten complaints about your nose... Read More
By now, you probably already know that maintaining a healthy weight is critical to living a long and active life. You may have also heard that losing weight can help reduce your risk of developing illnesses such as heart disease or cancer. But, did you know that losing weight can also improve your... Read More
Has a dentist ever told you that your bite was perfect, but you find yourself struggling with symptoms such as pain, stiffness and feeling like your jaw is going to lock? You may be wondering if you can have a perfect bite but still have jaw or teeth problems? The fact of the matter is that, yes,... Read More
Misaligned bites can cause problems that extend beyond the teeth. The aligniment of your jaw is important as a properly aligned jaw allows for even distiibution of forces over the muscles, TMJ joints, and allows the teeth to wear evenly.
Some of the problems... Read More
If you are living with temporomandibular joint disorder, you likely already know that a few things can aggravate your condition and cause painful symptoms. For many people, these things include stress, chewing gum and poor posture. But did you know that your diet may also contribute to your jaw... 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.