For many years, prepless porcelain veneers were not a very cosmetic treatment option. This was due to non-vital appearance of the porcelain and inability tolayer the shading of the veneers as well. A new porcelain, called Durathin, in the hands of skilled dentists and ceramists, now allows us to... Read More
There is so much talk in todays media about snoring and sleep apnea that I feel compelled to define the two to give patients a better understanding of the differences between the two.
Snoring is a problem that affects many adults. The biggest difference is that patients who snore only, do not have... Read More
Five Excellent Cosmetic Dentistry Techniques
Considering improving your smile? For those dentists who constantly stay update with new technology, there are a wide range of new esthetic options, many which are more conservative and effective than the older methods. The list below discusses some new... Read More
TMJ and Surgical Problems
I had TMJ surgery in 1991. On the right they "sutured the disc" into the posterior position and on the left they just removed adhesions and effusion. I have been doing really well and now suddenly I have pain and obvious muscle tension of my left jaw. I guess my... Read More
Teeth Whitening: How to Choose the Correct System for You
Teeth whitening continues to grow as most patients are interested in whiter teeth and are interested in cosmetic dentistry as well. There are probably at least four options for patients to choose from. I will attempt to clarify and elaborate... Read More
Inflammation can be described as redness, pain, heat and swelling in the body, due to injury or disease. It's your body's red-flag reaction to harmful germs, bacteria and viruses. And new evidence is now suggesting that inflammation in the body is a common trigger of heart attacks, even when there... Read More
MIGRAINES and HEADACHES: TMJ, a HIGHLY OVERLOOKED POSSIBILITY
There are numerous articles written everyday about Migraine Headaches, such as the one that follows this article. So many times, every single medical connection is mentioned along with possible issues. The vast majority of all articles... Read More
If you are like most people, you may not be aware of a snoring problem until someone else tells you. And without diagnostic sleep testing, you could very well have the more serious condition of sleep apnea. which is characterized by snoring, interrupted sleep, choking halts in breathing, and... Read More
I would like to know more about your TMJ treatments. Have had TMJ problems for about 12 yrs to 15 yrs. I wore braces in my 20's... age 45 yrs. now.
Thank you for your inquiry. There are many ways to treat TMJ problems. I am not sure what type of problem you are experiencing so I... Read More
Update on Common Cosmetic Dentistry Solutions
Cosmetic Dentistry still remains one of the most popular ways to enhance ones smile, increase youthfulness and confidence. There are numerous techniques that cosmetic dentistry offers, some of the most common are:
1) Porcelain Veneers: a very artistic... 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.