In the photos above, this gentleman has a misalgined bite that has caused broken teeth and gum recession. Through the years multiple attempts to fix broken teeth and crowns failed only leading to more problems and a worse bite and TMJ issues. Commonly called instant orthodontics, porcelain veneers can correct smiles but not always the alignment of your smile which is the reason his teeth and bite are causing more problems. Dr.Ronald Konig uses advanced methods that takes into consideration overall patient and not only the teeth. This allows for better long term stabilzation and a helathy smile and TMJ joints. In addtion to comfort and esthetics, note how the lower 1/3 of the face improes youthfulness and beautiful facial proportions. These cases are often considered Non-surgical facelifts in the dental office. Interestingly, there is not much a plastic surgeon can do to change the lower 1/3 of the face.
Cases in TMJ Dysfunction Treatment
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Patient’s main concerns were TMJ pain, worn teeth and cosmetic dentistry. Non-surgical TMJ bite management treatment was utilized to correct the overbite and TMJ pain. Porcelain venners and onlays were used to stabilize and restore his teeth to this corrected bite. Note the decreased overbite and natural appearance of the veneers. The veneers were also designed to create a fuller and more prominent smile.
Patient’s initial concern was TMJ pain, not seeing enough upper teeth when smiling and noticed her face was changing and becoming asymmetrical. Functional Cosmetic Dentistry® techniques were utilized to correct and restore her face to a better physiologic bite and improve her smile.
Nonsurgical Functional Cosmetic Dentistry®. TMJ pain, worn teeth, and cosmetic dentistry were his concerns. Patient had been advised the only way to correct this was with surgery. A combined approach of TMJ treatment and functional cosmetic dentistry® was applied to achieve these functional and stable cosmetic results.
This patient is a gentleman who was breaking teeth, already had missing teeth, was experiencing difficulty eating, and found himself not wanting to smile. We provided comprehensive dental care with dental implants, crowns, bite correction, and veneers to create a beautiful and functional smile with long-term stability.
Veneers to close the spaces and redesign the smile
Worn and broken teeth restored by Full Mouth Rejuvenation, the bite and esthetics were corrected. Note the youthfulness and improvement in facial contours created by this treatment.