Some patients have a mild gag reflex and others more pronounced and this often leads to fear of even doing cosmetic dentistry or difficulty in dental care. Good news is that the Qi Laser can help patients with gag reflexes and make dental procedures more comfortable for them.
What causes the... Read More
Dental sedation is often requested for cosmetic dentistry or even general dentistry and necessary for TMJ treatment. Many patients have some dental anxiety, which is normal. NuCalm is the world’s first and only patented neuroscience technology that is proven to lower stress and even improve sleep... Read More
TMJ pain and issues are often complex, often involving popping and/or locking, however, most TMJ problems can be corrected non-surgically. Locking and popping jaws rarely get better on their own. This is true even for chronic case. One of the first things in line is to diagnose the condition to... Read More
If you have to get dental implants or porcelain veneers, you may be concerned that they won't look just like your natural teeth. In this presentation, we answer these questions for you and show you how Dr. Konig's customized technology and technique ensures that no one will be able to tell. Please... Read More
Facial Corrections with Functional Cosmetic Dentistry™
Many patients are unaware cosmetic dentistry alone will not correct TMJ issues, poor profiles, aging appearance, a short lower 1/3 of the face, or even changes in chin appearance. Simply placing porcelain veneers can enhance the smile but not... Read More
Treating TMJ pain really involves more than just the jaw joints. Believe it or not, how you swallowing or how you swallow is one such major factor that is often overlooked and impairs proper TMJ treatment from resolving. In fact, swallowing disorders may lead to serious health issues.
Most people,... Read More
With a practice focused on TMJ and sleep apena issues, I feel it is so important to bring public recognition to the detriments of what happen children snore and what it usually means. Take a moment to watch this video, Finding Connor Deagan. This is really sad and quite common. Perhaps this will... Read More
Tongue tied is the term given when the muscle that holds the tongue in place is preventing normal movement and function of the tongue. This can cause TMJ and numerous other issues. The following is a short list of important complications that can arise:
-failure to thrive
-nursing problems... Read More
In the wake of last weeks media hype of flossing not being important for dental health, the American Dental Association (ADA). This is simply not true and has the media has done a great disservice to the public by announcing this.
The ADA asked the governmental issues why the 2015 guidelines did... Read More
WHAT IS JAW LOCKING?
Some TMJ patients experience an inability to open their mouths fully. This is termed jaw locking and can often be treated with non-surgical TMJ therapy.
Different terms are often used to describe locking jaws. These terms range from closed locks, open locks, or even popping... 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.