Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

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

July 21, 2017
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
Category: TMJ
July 13, 2017
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
Category: TMJ
July 07, 2017
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
Category: TMJ
June 27, 2017
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
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
June 11, 2017
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 02, 2017
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
Category: TMJ
May 29, 2017
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.   Spaced,asymmetrical smile Porcelain Veneers Smile... Read More
May 29, 2017
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk factors include: Being overweight Smoking A sedentary lifestyle Excessive alcohol use Narcotics 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
May 15, 2017
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
Category: TMJ
May 01, 2017
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