Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

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

February 05, 2018
Overbite is a condition in which the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth in the front of the mouth and, under most circumstances, it is not an issue that necessitates intervention. In fact, a slight overbite is incredibly common and should not interfere with normal function at all. It is when... Read More
Category: TMJ
January 22, 2018
Jaw development can have a profound impact on the strength, alignment, and appearance of the teeth. Malocclusion, which includes conditions such as overbite and underbite, crossbite, tooth crowding, and gaps in between teeth, is not typically genetic. However, feeding behaviors early in life, mouth... Read More
Category: TMJ, General Dentistry
January 21, 2018
Overbites  (deep bites) are quite common and are often not properly addressed.  The first thing most professionals do is look at the teeth and the angle classification of the teeth.  Treatment is often based on this and assumes this is the only issue. Simply moving the teeth based on these... Read More
Category: TMJ
January 16, 2018
There are hundreds of sleep apnea appliances on the market and there are some significant differences.  Many are large and bulky on the tongue side, meaning they are pressing the tongue back towards the airway simply by putting the appliance in place. This is a huge advantage of the Micro2, which... Read More
Category: TMJ, Sleep Apnea
January 11, 2018
Dental bonding is a cost-effective solution for a number of general and cosmetic dental problems. With bonding, Houston dentist Dr. Ronald Konig can protect and strengthen teeth that are: Chipped or cracked Irregularly sized or shaped Unevenly spaced Because dental bonding is shaded to match... Read More
December 20, 2017
Houston cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Konig offers a comprehensive range of restorative and aesthetic services that can strengthen and beautify any smile. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile or if you are functionally limited by missing teeth, malocclusion, TMJ, or any other dental... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
December 06, 2017
There are a number of options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Why choose dental implants? Dental bridges and dentures have come a long way in reliability, function, and appearance. Why would anyone decide to have dental implants placed when quick and simple options like these exist? The... Read More
Category: Dental Implants
November 21, 2017
Patients of often wonder why they are suddenly getting cavities when they have not had this issue in the past. Dry mouth is a very common cause of cavities in older adults as well as being a side effect of hundreds of medications including high blood pressure, cholesterol, and allergies.  There is... Read More
November 15, 2017
Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) may refer to any abnormality of the jaw, lips, or resting tongue position. OMDs can cause breathing difficulties, result in speech irregularities, impact proper swallowing, and even alter the appearance of the face. They can also increase risks for... Read More
November 08, 2017
Cosmetic dentistry is an artform and can be used in many ways.  In this case, porcelain veneers were used to design a new smile for the upper teeth which were worn and crooked as well as discolored.  The lower teeth were recontoured to help improve stability and esthetics.  Before Porcelain Veneers... Read More