Ronald Perkins

Ronald Perkins

Author at Dentistry Online

Ronald Perkins has a DDS, MSD in Orthodontics from Baylor University College of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Fellow of the International College of Dentists, member of the American Association of Orthodontists, and member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. A practicing orthodontist in the Dallas/Rockwall area, he treats patients in many modalities, including Invisalign, braces, and early treatment to prevent sleep apnoea. He improved the design of a sleep apnoea/snoring appliance to support the TMJ, a modification that has been more than 96% successful. His extensive experience in early treatment (ages 5-10), such as jaw development, expansion, and airway improvement, reduces sleep disorders in children, and prevents future sleep problems and the need for surgery in adults. He is passionate about recognising, treating, and teaching others to be more aware of sleep disorders in young children and adults.

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Treating sleep disorders with oral appliances

Dr Ronald Perkins discusses symptoms of sleep disorders and his treatment protocol. As an orthodontist since the early 1970s, I typically recommended the surgical removal of the enlarged tonsils and adenoids that caused airway blockage in young children. The results of this well-known surgical procedure were immediate. Parents reported that their children were sleeping more … Continued

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