The experts estimate around 80 million people snore in the US alone. If you also add in the spouses and children who listen to the snoring, that total is far greater! Snoring causes many health problems, not just the anger and frustration from listening all night. Amazingly, so many spouses whose... Read More
The Sadly Unknown Cause of Many Headaches
This title states it all. This afternoon , a new patient came in complaining of headaches, limited opening of her jaw, pain, and clicking of her jaw. She had been to several doctors, her dentist, and finally her physical therapist who suggested perhaps she... Read More
People with periodontal disease-bacterially-induced chronic inflammatory disease of the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, may have nearly twice the risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke, recent studies suggest. Also called gum disease, affects almost 50% of adults, many who do not know... Read More
Changing smiles can mean changing lives. Not all cosmetic dentistry has to be porcelain veneers. Many cases can be dramaticallly changed through whitening of the teeth and then some bonding to correct defects or spaces. The above case exemplifies the beautiful results that can be obtained using... Read More
Scientists have used stem cells in a mouse's mouth to generate an entirely new tooth. This is truly amazing and promising. The researchers at Tokyo University of Science created a set of cells that contained genetic instructions to build a tooth, then implanted this i not the mouses empty tooth... Read More
More and more evidence points to medical health problems that are caused by snoring and sleep apnea. Most recently, Danny Gans, a famous entertainer died from sleep apnea and CNS medication.
Even though some people think it is funny, snoring is pathological. Sleep apnea is linked to depression,... Read More
Bruxism is the medical term for grinding, clenching of your teeth. This condition can affect children and adults. People with bruxism unconsciously clench their teeth during the day, often when they feel anxious or tense. Clenching or grinding that occurs at night is called sleep bruxism.... Read More
Certified PPM (Pure Power Mouthguard) Dentist
Dr. Ronald Konig is a certified PPM dentist and joins a group of 300 neuromuscular dentists worldwide who are offering the PPM. He was one of five PPM dentists who were in Tampa for the Superbowl to fit NFL players with PPM Appliances. Dr. Konig who is... Read More
Closing Spaces Between Teeth with Conservative Bonding
Technology offers the astute esthetic dentist a wide range of options for enhancing their smiles. It seems that bonding to close spaces on teeth is somehow becoming a lost art. When correctly done in the appropriate cases, bonding can... Read More
Snoring can be more than just noise, it can be a serious health issue. If you are experiencing daytime sleepiness, chronic fatigue, morning headache, irritability, impaired memory and judgment and mood disturbance, more than sound may be disturbing you. Loud snoring can be a signal that something... 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.