Can TMJ be treated without surgery? Indeed. And in this short video, Patty, one of our patients, discusses the popping in her jaw that brought her into our office, and the nonsurgical TMJ treatment that produced lasting relief.
To learn how we can help you address your TMJ without surgery, please... Read More
The TMJ and Neck Connection
Those truly involved in treating TMJ pain and facial pain are very aware that neckaches and headaches are a common complaint and problem with these patients. There are many issues that can cause TMJ dysfunction.
Many of these are occlusal (bite) related. Whether a... Read More
Can Myofunctional therapy be an effective treatment for TMJ? In this short video, one of our patients discusses her experience with headache relief following Myofunctional therapy along with other benefits her treatment has facilitated.
If you struggle with chronic head pain or any of the other... Read More
Cosmetic Dentistry is an artform that can be used in many ways to create more youthful and natural smiles. Using porcelain veneers artistically is one aspect of creating smiles that look and feel good. Simply placing a monochromatic colored veneer will not create a beautiful smile.
Short Teeth... Read More
Dental Implants come in all sizes and shapes and there are more than 100 implant companies in the country. All this creates a conundrum for consumers especially since many dentist advertise that they are dental implant specialists. Not only is this not true but it is against the law. The... Read More
June is National Headache & Migraine Awareness Month, an effort of the National Headache Foundation to raise awareness of different types of headaches and to support further research into effective cures. If you struggle with frequent headaches, Houston neuromuscular dentist Dr. Ronald Konig... Read More
The use of porcelain veneers is quite widespread in cosmetic dentistry. All cases and veneers are not alike. There are hundreds of different types of porcelain and even two dentists using the same porcelain do not create the same appearance.
Porcelain Veneers Smile... Read More
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk factors include:
A sedentary lifestyle
Excessive alcohol use
A family history of the disorder, being male, and being over the age of 40 can also increase risks for sleep apnea, though many of the risk factors for OSA are a result... Read More
If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your fingers, your jaw may be to blame. TMJ often causes numbness in the face, but when muscle tension and spasms impact nerve function, that sensation can easily travel through the extremities.
Numbness in the arms and hands may be accompanied by... Read More
Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing stops for several seconds, multiple times a night. Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of the disorder, is a result of soft tissue in the throat collapsing during sleep, which can also result in symptoms such as snoring, excessive daytime... 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.