Dr. Konig's Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

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

January 16, 2018
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There are hundreds of sleep apnea appliances on the market and there are some significant differences.  Many are large and bulky on the tongue side, meaning they are pressing the tongue back towards the airway simply by putting the appliance in place. This is a huge advantage of the Micro2, which... Read More
Category: TMJ, Sleep Apnea
January 11, 2018
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Dental bonding is a cost-effective solution for a number of general and cosmetic dental problems. With bonding, Houston dentist Dr. Ronald Konig can protect and strengthen teeth that are: Chipped or cracked Irregularly sized or shaped Unevenly spaced Because dental bonding is shaded to match... Read More
December 20, 2017
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Houston cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Konig offers a comprehensive range of restorative and aesthetic services that can strengthen and beautify any smile. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile or if you are functionally limited by missing teeth, malocclusion, TMJ, or any other dental... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
December 06, 2017
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There are a number of options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Why choose dental implants? Dental bridges and dentures have come a long way in reliability, function, and appearance. Why would anyone decide to have dental implants placed when quick and simple options like these exist? The... Read More
Category: Dental Implants
November 21, 2017
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Patients of often wonder why they are suddenly getting cavities when they have not had this issue in the past. Dry mouth is a very common cause of cavities in older adults as well as being a side effect of hundreds of medications including high blood pressure, cholesterol, and allergies.  There is... Read More
November 15, 2017
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Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) may refer to any abnormality of the jaw, lips, or resting tongue position. OMDs can cause breathing difficulties, result in speech irregularities, impact proper swallowing, and even alter the appearance of the face. They can also increase risks for... Read More
Category: TMJ
November 08, 2017
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Cosmetic dentistry is an artform and can be used in many ways.  In this case, porcelain veneers were used to design a new smile for the upper teeth which were worn and crooked as well as discolored.  The lower teeth were recontoured to help improve stability and esthetics.  Before Porcelain Veneers... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
October 16, 2017
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Dental phobia is a serious condition that can prevent those who struggle with it from seeking needed care for their teeth and gums. Increased anxiety or general discomfort with dental visits is far from uncommon, but its consequences can be profound – and if fear of the dentist is preventing you... Read More
Category: TMJ, Sedation Dentist
October 15, 2017
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Many patients have been advised that jaw surgery is necessary to correct their TMJ pain, underbites, overbites, and facial asymmetry.  This is not always the correct tmj treatment and is not always needed.  In fact, it is often not the best treatment and is certainly not predictable.  The two... Read More
October 09, 2017
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October is National Dental Hygiene Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the important work done by dental hygienists and focused on educating patients to help optimize at-home oral hygiene routines. How much do you know about dental hygiene? Take our short quiz to find out. Then give our Houston... Read More
Category: TMJ, General Dentistry