The cost of dental implants can vary depending on factors unique to each patient. The best way to determine how much the placement of dental implants will cost is through a one-on-one consultation at our Houston office. During this meeting, we can discuss insurance options along with other methods... Read More
July is National Ice Cream Month, which may cause some to wonder, “what does ice cream do to my teeth?” Or more to the point, “can I eat ice cream and keep my teeth healthy?”
Let’s answer the second question first: Yes, you can eat ice cream and maintain a healthy smile. That is not, however, an... Read More
There is a reason that teeth are crooked or that ones airway is small. There is more to health than straight teeth. A properly functioning nasal breathing, swallowing, and tongue function truly affects the dental occlusion or bite. Having dysfunction in these areas can cause a host of problems... Read More
June is Men’s Health Month. Do you have untreated oral health issues that are impacting your quality of life? Issues such as TMJ and sleep apnea can have far reaching consequences when left untreated. This June, take time to consider your oral health and give Dr. Konig a call to discuss any... Read More
A new story in Readers Digest quoted Dr. Konig in an article discussing the causes of headaches:
"Jaw joint dysfunction and bite-related problems are two common headache causes, says Ronald Konig, DDS, a dentist in Houston who specializes in TMJ treatment. 'A big contributor to these headache... Read More
If TMJ treatment is searched on the web, one will find many different options for treatment as well as some that list themselves as TMJ specialists. There is no recognized American Dental Association specialty in TMJ so technically, there is no such thing as a TMJ specialist. Some practictioners... Read More
There are two primary types of sleep apnea: central and obstructive. Central sleep apnea, the less common of the two, occurs when signals between the brain and the muscles of respiration stop communicating. This type of sleep apnea is often linked to another health condition or disease and is... Read More
Dental debridement is a procedure that removes plaque and tartar (calculus) from above and below the gum line. Typically performed as a preliminary procedure leading up to a routine cleaning, debridement may be needed if it has been longer than one year since your last dental visit.
Plaque is a... Read More
Dental implants are inserted into the jaw where they replace the roots of missing teeth. Following insertion, dental implants undergo a process called osseointegration during which osteoblasts and connective tissue in the jaw adhere to tiny holes on the surface of each implant. This serves to... Read More
In the short video below, one of our patients discusses how she has progressed with myofunctional therapy and open bite treatment for the treatment of TMJ pain. As is often the case, this patient was unaware her chronic facial and neck pain, including headaches, were related to tongue positioning... 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.