Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Houston Cosmetic Dentist Serving Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Pearland, & Nearby Areas of Texas

November 13, 2019
As we get older, things change. Your hair changes color, maybe your waistline changes, and getting around can become more difficult. Things also get noisier; you may notice more creaking and popping in your knees, hips and back. But, have you noticed changes in your jaw joints? You may notice your... Read More
Category: TMJ
November 13, 2019
Can your smartphone contribute to the development of temporomandibular joint disorder? Some say yes. Many individuals experience a condition known as "tech neck," where neck pain and poor posture develop from constantly looking down at a smartphone, tablet or other tech devices. Tech neck happens... Read More
Category: TMJ, General Dentistry
November 13, 2019
Do you think your child needs orthodontic treatment, but you aren't sure if it's the best time for braces? What if there was a different way to treat your child's bite problems and crooked or crowded teeth - one that didn't require a bunch of wires and brackets? What if this way didn't just treat... Read More
Category: General Dentistry
November 13, 2019
There are ways to treat individuals with overbites and underbites non-surgically.  The first real question to consider is why did this misaligned bite happen in the first place?  Most often, there is something that corrupted or interfered with normal jaw development. These issues must be addressed... Read More
November 04, 2019
Quite often, those patients with TMJ issues feel they do not know where to put their teeth together as they feel they have no “home” for their bite.  Many of these patients will also have noticed changes in the height of their faces or even facial asymmetry.  When these types of TMJ changes have... Read More
October 29, 2019
  This is an email from a patient in need of care: I have been checking few of your videos and article and felt you could be the one to fix my issues. I have pretty much all the symptoms of TMJ. Tiredness and pressure in my jaw. Difficulties to open my mouth, my jaw is shifting while opening,... Read More
October 18, 2019
The goal of a brilliantly white, perfectly straight, and consistently uniform smile used to be the driving factor behind people seeking cosmetic dentistry treatments like porcelain veneers. Now, however, more and more people are wanting a smile that looks attractive but unenhanced – and leading... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
October 17, 2019
Everytime I have the opportunity to help patients with TMJ pain or sleep problems I am grateful to have the knowledge to help these patients.  There are so many kids and adults who do not function well due to not being able to breath at night.  I am encouraging you to take 2 minutes and watch... Read More
Category: TMJ
October 08, 2019
When it comes to treating TMJ, it is essential that you work with someone who is both trained and experienced in the field of neuromuscular dentistry. TMJ is an extremely complex issue that may have several contributing factors and approaching the problam with a one-size-fits-all solution is... Read More
Category: TMJ
September 18, 2019
Has someone recommended extracting teeth for orthodontic treatment?  This is an outdated treatment technique that is sadly still used.  There are very few cases that really need to have teeth extracted to correct the jaw relationships and bite. Jaw development or jaw growth protocols are often a... Read More