Many patients who have TMJ pain do not have to go through braces or surgery to correct their overbites or underbites. The first step in these cases is to treat the TMJ pain and bad bite. During this phase, the correct physiologic jaw position is determined comprehensively with the use of CBCT scans... Read More
Dental implants have the ability to last for a lifetime, but only if they are cared for properly. Like natural teeth, gum disease and other oral health problems can impact the stability of dental implants. This is why it’s so important that you maintain a solid oral hygiene routine after they have... Read More
Tooth crowns, also called dental crowns, are placed over teeth that have been weakened due to trauma, infection and decay, or malformation. Sometimes called “caps,” dental crowns are often used in conjunction with other services, such as a root canal, to allow natural teeth to remain in place while... Read More
A common comment that patient’s who come for porcelain veneers is that they do not want their teeth to look too big or too white. Cosmetic Dentistry is an artform and the results can be designed to achieve what a patient’s desires are.
In the case above, this patient’s desires were for natural... Read More
Mouth breathing, tongue thrusts, and tongue ties can cause a host of problems. Below are some that many do not know and can be harmful to ones health or even treated improperly without success:
Difficulty breathing during dental cleanings... Read More
Dental implants have the ability to restore complete strength, function, and beauty to smiles impacted by missing teeth. Equally impressive, once accepted into the jawbone, implants can last for a lifetime - so long as proper care is taken to keep surrounding tissue free of disease and infection.... Read More
Overbite and Underbite issues can, in most instances, be corrected nonsurgically. This creates an aesthetic result that many call a Facelift in the Dental Office. This can change the proportions and add to facial beauty. The photos below show some examples:
Before Treatment for Underbite
After... Read More
A fixed dental bridge is one that has been secured in place to guard against its coming loose, slipping, or falling out. Typically, this is accomplished by placing a dental crown over the two closest and adjacent teeth to which a metal wing can be bonded. Once in place, a fixed bridge is restored... Read More
Many patients who have TMJ pain do not have to go through orthodontic treatment or complex surgery to correct their overbites or address their discomfort. The first step in these cases is to treat the TMJ pain. During this phase, the correct physiologic jaw position is determined comprehensively... Read More
Everyone wants a bright, white smile, but with so many tooth whitening options available today, it can be difficult to determine which one will best meet your needs. The list.ly list below examines popular options for tooth whitening - many of which can be tried at home - as well as tips on... 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.