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Dr. Ron Perkins - Leading Specialist in TMJ, Headaches, and Sleep Disorders in Adults and Children in the Metroplex
If you are looking for someone to help you with the cause of your TMJ, headaches, and sleep problems and you want treatment without drugs, you should see Dr. Perkins. He has developed unique and very successful ways to diagnose and treat TMJ problems, headaches and sleep disorders. No other doctor has higher success rate because of the system of treating the cause of many health problems, such as acid reflux, depression, fibromyalgia, neck and back aches, or even teeth grinding. Most of Dr. Perkins’ patients would say his specialized treatment has been life-changing. His approach is also unique because of his personal experience and he knows exactly what his patients are going through.
We specialize in cutting-edge treatment options for TMJ problems, headaches, migraines, and most sleep disorders. The bottom line is overall improvement in health and prevention of future diseases such as acid reflux, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. In young children we might prevent ADD,ADHD, and other cognitive problems. Dr Perkins is one of the few people who recognizes sleep disorders in children and has been treating young children with these problems for 40 years.The earlier sleep disorders are diagnosed and treated, the less serious health symptoms will develop in the child’s future. Sleep disorders cannot be cured, they must be managed from childhood for proper growth and development. One very important factor for children with sleep problems is removal of tonsils and adenoids by age three if possible.
At your first appointment you will receive a comprehensive exam, including an evaluation of your teeth, your bite, your TMJ (jaw joint), and any possible sleep disorder. Dr Perkins will explain treatment and the long term benefits to you or your child’s health. Be sure to take the TMJ survey and Sleep Disorders survey and Dr. Perkins will call you.
Thank you for helping cure my snoring and headache problem. As a very active triathlete and Ironman competitor, good sleep is critical for recovery and rest. I was in very good shape but was having problems sleeping and snoring. Within a month of getting my new dental appliance, I stopped snoring and I sleep much more soundly. I no longer have headaches and my wife does not have to listen to me snore.
Before I started coming to Dr. Perkins I felt like I wasn't going to make it. I was short of breath and just felt bad. Now after treatment and the follow up visit, I feel great. All my symptoms are gone. No more headaches and I sleep through the night.
Excellent doctor. He fixed my headaches. I was able to get off my CPAP. I feel rested during the day. My TMJ is essentially cured. I was able to reduce my acid reflux medication. I am a physician and I love that we can treat these problems without medication. I have tried oral appliances before and his the only one that works. We have had several follow ups and he rebalances the appliance. This makes a huge difference.
Dr. Perkins has changed my life and thats what he wants to do for all his patients. I can't remember the last time I had slept through the night even with a CPAP machine. The custom appliance I now wear has allowed me to breathe. What more can you ask than to breathe and sleep all night long. Thank you Dr. Perkins - you're the BEST!
I brought my 14 yr. old daughter in to see Dr. Perkins for an ortho appt. What followed truly blew me away! She had just been diagnosed with migraines and referred to a pediatric specialist. Without saying a thing, Dr. Perkins made the same diagnosis on her. Through her consult, he explained how her jaw was moving (not properly) and causing the migraines. I was amazed! Everything he explained just made perfect sense with all she had been experiencing. I am so happy to have found Dr. Perkins ...
Dr. Ron Perkins is also a sleep apnea specialist. He has redesigned a very effective TAP® Appliance and reduced many side effects such as bite changes and unwanted teeth movement. Visit his web site, at...Read More
If your child is a restless sleeper, snores or is a heavy breather or is just tired all the time, he or she may have sleep apnea or some other type of sleep disorder. Children with sleep disorders do not wake up rested and often tend to be...Read More
Many headaches are created by night time clenching or grinding and are directly related to small muscles involved with the TMJ (jaw joint). Having a good bite or wearing a night guard or splint can help a little, but does not really solve the...Read More
Lack of sleep linked to higher dementia risk
2017 Dementia RiskPlease read the article from the recent issue of the journal Neurology (by the American Academy of Neurology)Read More
Dr. Perkins was selected BEST SLEEP & TMJ DOCTOR of 2017
Watch Dr. Perkins on TV
Please watch or set your DVR to record “American Health Front” on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 6:30-7:00 pm on KTVT-TV CBS Channel 11.Read More
Super Docs 2017
Dr Perkins was featured in the Lakeside Magazine’s Super Docs 2017 edition. Lakeside Magazine 2017Read More
Childhood Sleep Apnea Linked to Lower IQ
Writing in the Aug. 22 issue of the global online journal Public Library of Science Medicine, John Hopkins investigators say they compared 19 children with severe obstructive sleep apnea to 12 children without the disorder and identified brain changes between the two groups. Next, they were ...Read More
Sleep Problems Linked to Early Memory Loss
Summary of an article in Baylor Innovations, Volume 9 No. 3 (Fall 2015): Recent research from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative concluded that individuals with sleep disordered breathing issues could see signs of memory loss earlier in life. Study participants with sleep ...Read More
ADHD and Sleep Disorders in Children
Snoring in children is a sign that their airway is partially obstructed during sleep. This can prevent normal sleep, cause serious fatigue during the day, impair growth and lead to a lower quality of life. Many studies have been performed indicating a significant correlation between sleep ...Read More
Headaches and Migraines
If you are suffering from regular headaches, Dr. Ron Perkins can help! Many headaches are created by night time clenching or grinding and are directly related to small muscles involved with the TMJ (jaw joint). Having a good bite or wearing a night guard or splint can help a little, but does ...Read More
If you snore, you may have a sleep disorder. It may not be sleep apnea, unless you snore and stop breathing repeatedly. Snoring is the most important sign that you are seriously damaging your health every single night. You are not getting quality sleep because your sleep cycle is being ...Read More
Do yo have indigestion and/or acid reflux? This is a common symptom of sleep disorders. When your sleep is interrupted, you have a stress response because you have a temporary obstruction in your throat and you are literally sucking acid up from your stomach. Also, your diaphragm is ...Read More
Would you like to lose weight? If you have already tried everything, here is the good news. If you have a sleep disorder and you get treatment by Dr. Ronald C Perkins, you may lose weight much easier. It has been proven by clinical studies that your metabolism shuts down if your sleep is ...Read More
Dr. Perkins gives back to the community
Dr. Ronald Perkins not only teaches dental professionals by giving CE courses approved by the American Academy of General Dentistry, but also lectures to professional and community organizations. Here, he is pictured with Greenville Rotary Club President, Cory Hogan, at one of such events ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C Perkins is leading TMJ specialist in Dallas and Rockwall
If you have been told you have a serious TMJ or jaw joint problem and no one seems to be able to help you, you need to see Dr. Ronald C Perkins of Perkins Orthodontics, Sleep Disorders & TMJ in Dallas and Rockwall, Texas. He has developed techniques to treat patients that other dentists ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Can Perfect Your Smile with Invisalign in Dallas
Written by: Dr. Ron Perkins If you have crooked teeth, an over or under bite or other dental issues, Dr. Ronald C. Perkins can provide you with quality orthodontics. Dr. Perkins provides Invisalign in Dallas that can effectively straighten misaligned teeth and solve other dental issues as well. ...Read More
Visit Dr. Ronald C. Perkins to Learn How Dallas Invisalign Can Perfect Your Smile
[Posted on Sept 26] Written by: Dr. Ron Perkins Many people go through life without the perfect smiles that they want. If your teeth are crooked or you have an overbite or under bite, Dr. Ronald C. Perkins can speak with you about Dallas Invisalign and how these invisible braces can help you to ...Read More
Learn More about the Benefits of the Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance used by Dr. Ronald C. Perkins
[Posted on Sept 12] Written by: Dr. Ron Perkins Many people suffer from sleep apnea and some of these never seek treatment. If you are exhibiting any of the symptoms of sleep apnea, treatment is essential to your general health. Left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to very serious health ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Is a Leading Dallas Orthodontist Specializing in Sleep Apnea
[Posted on August 1] Written by: Kevin Kramer As a leading Dallas orthodontist, Dr. Ronald C. Perkins can provide you with information, diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition that robs your body of needed oxygen. Left untreated, it can lead to a number of serious and ...Read More
Learn More about Sleep Apnea in Children from Dr. Ronald C. Perkins
[Posted on July 18] Written by: Beth Bowes-Carter Many parents notice that their children seem to never get enough sleep. As a general rule, children should have energy, be well-rested and seem healthy overall. If your child seems to become overly tired quickly, has dark circles under his or ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Is a Leading Orthodontist in Dallas
[Posted on July 11] Written by: Roy Miller If you are in need of an Orthodontist in Dallas, Dr. Ronald C. Perkins is ready for your call. Dr. Perkins has been a trusted orthodontist for many years. He offers a variety of orthodontic treatments including Invisalign invisible braces and diagnosis ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Can Fit You with a Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance that Works
[Posted on June 27] Written by: Kevin Kramer Many people live with the symptoms of sleep apnea without ever being diagnosed. If you feel that you suffer from sleep apnea, getting a proper diagnosis and proper treatment is essential to your general health. Sleep apnea can lead to more serious ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Is the Orthodontist Dallas Trusts for a Number of Dental Needs
[Posted on Jun 13] Written by: Roy Miller If you are in need of orthodontic services, Dr. Ronald C. Perkins can help. Dr. Perkins is the Orthodontist Dallas residents trust for quality services and a number of treatment options. Whether you are in need of braces or you have other issues such as ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins' Modified TAP Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance Provides Effective Results for Sleep Apnea
[Posted on June 6] Written by: Roy Miller Sleep apnea is a medical condition that prevents oxygen from being absorbed properly by vital organs. If you generally feel tired, have dark circles under your eyes or express other symptoms that you are unsure of, being evaluated for sleep apnea is ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Is the Preferred Diagnostician for Sleep Apnea in Children
[Posted on May 16] Written by: Rose Rodriguez A proper diagnosis is crucial in providing effective treatment for sleep apnea. Dr. Ronald C. Perkins can properly diagnose sleep apnea in children as well as adults. If your child is experiencing symptoms related to sleep apnea such as chronic ...Read More
Contact Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Today for a Modified Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance that Gets Results
[Posted on May 2] Written by: Beth Bowes-Carter Sleep apnea is a medical condition that can cause lifelong complications if not diagnosed and treated properly. Dr. Ronald C. Perkins is an expert in diagnosing and treating sleep apnea. In fact, Dr. Perkins has modified the TAP sleep apnea dental ...Read More
Dr. Ronald C. Perkins Can Help You to Better Understand Sleep Apnea in Children
[Posted on April 18] By Kevin Kramer Sleep apnea is a medical condition that left untreated, can cause significant problems. This is a condition that affects both children and adults and receiving proper diagnosis and treatment is essential. Dr. Ronald C. Perkins can diagnose and treat sleep ...Read More
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