Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

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

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January 29, 2010
TMJ and HEADACHES Our TMJ patient whom we have been treating for 2 weeks came in the office today elated! She advised us that she no longer has headaches, her neck and shoulders feel better as well as her jaw muscles. This is something that happens weekly in our office. However, not everyone gets... Read More
Category: TMJ
January 27, 2010
Dental Fear and Sedation Dentistry Dear Dr Konig: My husband I are new to Houston and haven't been to the dentist in several years. I am very fearful of the dentist, evening regular cleanings seem to be painful. Thank you for your inquiry. Welcome to Houston as well. You are not alone with your... Read More
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January 26, 2010
The mouth is a window into the health of the body. Signs of nutritional deficiencies and infection can show itself in the mouth. Certain diseases that affect the entire body such as diabetes or Sjogren's syndrome may also be apparent because of lesions in the mouth, or other oral problems. You... Read More
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January 26, 2010
ORAL CANCER STOPS HERE Signs and symptoms of oral cancer are often missed by the naked eye. You may not know that oral cancer is deadlier than breast cancer, cervical cancer and prostate cancer. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, this silent killer is responsible for one death every hour of... Read More
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January 25, 2010
Can my wear on my front teeth, sore muscles around the ear and jaw joint, and headaches be caused by TMJ? The symptoms you mention are very commonly related to TMJ dysfunction and is not pleasant to live with. Your lower front teeth maybe sensitive as your bite is too far back or rather you are... Read More
Category: TMJ
December 08, 2009
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
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December 02, 2009
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
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October 07, 2009
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
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September 18, 2009
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
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September 03, 2009
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
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