There are numerous articles about overbite and underbite correction online, both Surgical and Non-surgical. It is important patient's understand their options as well as address the causes of misaligned jaws and bites. Non-surgical overbite/underbite correction can often be accomplished with... Read More
Both the smile makeover procedure and full mouth rejuvenation can have a profound impact on the look and feel of your smile. One, however, is primarily aesthetic, focusing on cosmetic issues, while the other takes a more comprehensive approach in addressing functional, orthodontic, and... Read More
One of the biggest downsides to teeth whitening is tooth sensitivity. Some methods, like store-bought kits, are more likely to result in sensitivity because they are relatively poor at controlling solution seepage. Lower quality over-the-counter solutions can exacerbate this sensitivity and may... Read More
A patient’s jaw alignment can affect their overall health and appearance. Correction of the the jaw position most often results in more beautiful and symmetrical face as well as comfort and health.
Patients often seek help for non-surgical overbite and non-surgical underbite correction in... Read More
Many patients have seen multiple physicians and other medical practitioners seeking relief for headaches, earaches, and jaw pain to no avail. Often medications are prescribed that make patients drowsy. Additionally, poor sleep and snoring are often symptoms as well as TMJ pain. The importance of... Read More
There are many ways to approach underbite and overbite treatment as well as facial asymmetry jaw issues. Treatment recommendations are based on the dentist’s/orthodontist’s perspective and thinking and knowledge of different treatment modalities. When treated jaw and bite issues there is much more... Read More
There have been numerous questions regarding facial asymmetry. Traditional dentistry has no interest in what biologyor physiology of person is. Physiologic Dentistry or Neurmuscular Dentistry addresses these issues. Facial asymmetry cases often present in our office for two primary reasons:... Read More
Oral splints look similar to sports mouth guards and are often used in the preliminary stages of TMJ treatment. When used in this manner, a TMJ splint may be useful in helping to determine your correct bite alignment. Initial-stage TMJ treatment with an oral splint may take three months or more... Read More
Cosmetic Dentistry is to enhance the smile and make the teeth look esthetic. This can be done with several or multiple porcelain veneers, bonding, crowns, or whitening. With Functional Cosmetic Dentistry or Full Mouth Reconstruction usually more teeth are involved and the TMJ issues, jaw alignment... Read More
Underbites present an cosmetic issue as well as a functional cosmetic dental problem that can cause gum recession and premature wear on teeth. Most of the time patients are advised that braces for several years and surgery are the only option. This is not true.
Underbites can be corrected non-... 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.