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By Dr Bob Perkins
The direct connection between retruded lower face and many serious health issues
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Sleep Apnea dramatically increases your chance of early death. Heart attack, Stroke, Obesity, Erectile Dysfunction, Type 2 Diabetes, Brain “Fog”, Depression, and more…
August 26, 2021
TMJ: Another Way of Looking at it!
TMJ and sleep issues are almost ALWAYS something we can SEE. These problems manifest in the face, jaws, teeth, and posture
August 13, 2021
Getting Back to the “Garden”
An holistic look at the the importance of understanding the interconnectedness of human physiology; it’s application to “TMJ And More”.
August 7, 2021
TMJ: How to SOLVE TMJ dysfunction. How to eliminate TMJ pain
Correcting TMJ problems while correcting Sleep Disordered Breathing and Poor facial proportions simultaneously
July 11, 2021
Violating the PRIMAL BLUEPRINT part 2
We can’t expect the body to look or perform the way it was designed to look and perform if we interfere with basic and crucial building blocks.
July 10, 2021
Violating the PRIMAL BLUEPRINT: a recipe for danger part 1
We explore how the human body has evolved to have systems that need to be followed otherwise we risk disease and dysfunction. There is a “factory setting” to our physiological processes that require some obedience in order for our bodies to look and function according to that “factory setting”.
July 10, 2021
non TMJ podcast. My trip through Echo Park
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
My drive through the hilly, historic, and bohemian neighborhood in Los Angeles called Echo Park. The official home of the first Silent Films studios. The Hollywood before Hollywood
May 17, 2021
There are very few things as important to promoting your child’s health and wellness (and facial esthetics) as insuring that they can breath through their nose day AND night. Oxygen is the most sacred nutrient to our health and only nose breathing will allow use to breath air that is highly saturated with oxygen
May 14, 2021
HOME REMEDIES for TMJ AND Sleep Disordered Breathing
What you can do with pennies to help mitigate sleep apnea, snoring, and TMJ
May 11, 2021
Our Healthcare Failures re: Airway and TMJ issues
The evidence of chronic mouth breathing and its profound negative effects (TMJ, Poor facial development, sleep apnea, etc..) is pervasive in our society. A high percentage of people are afflicted with the conditions that contribute to sleep apnea and TMJ and there is no standardized protocol to identify them.
April 5, 2021
The Incredible Benefits of Myofunctional Therapy
A talk with Danielle Klee MA, CCC-SLP, on the importance of proper breathing, swallowing, and oral rest posture
February 22, 2021
TMJ and SURGERY: Like oil and water
My opinions on why much caution should be exercised before surgery is even a consideration in treating TMJ.
September 27, 2020
A Brief List.
In an effort to add clarity and urgency to the issue of chronic mouth breathing I have described a brief list of the many health problems/risks and the esthetic degradations that are related directly to CMB (chronic mouth breathing)
September 26, 2020
It’s about Muscles: Dumbing it Down
You can’t ask muscles to overwork chronically without consequences
September 18, 2020
The importance of insuring that your child has proper tongue mobility, unrestricted by a short frenulum attachment.
September 12, 2020
My Drive through the Deep South
This one is not about TMJ. It’s a vacation from TMJ.
September 7, 2020
Breathe Rite strips and Mouth Tape
There are many ways to promote proper breathing through the nose. At night it’s more difficult to control but these two protocols work well together and they are safe and effective
September 4, 2020
Covid and Chronic Mouth Breathing
The connection between mouth breathing and an increased risk for vital and bacterial infections.
August 30, 2020
Chronic Mouth Breathing
One of the the biggest health issues existing today is Chronic Mouth Breathing. It deforms faces, jaws, airways, and TM joints. Please take it seriously
August 28, 2020
Steps to Health and Longevity
In this episode I walk you through my protocol in how to restore health and esthetics to a patient with a severely retruded lower jaw with sleep disordered breathing
August 23, 2020
The many esthetic issues associated with a retruded lower jaw.
When you have a bite where your lower jaw is set back you are likely to have a number of esthetic issues that accompany this retruded bite position
August 21, 2020
Sleep Disordered Breathing and ADD/ADHD
The indisputable connection between retruded lower jaws, sleep disordered breathing, and Behavioral issues in children, i.e., (ADD/ADHD, anxiety, depression)
August 20, 2020
How to comfortably improve your facial structure
We talk about the many ways that bone can be moved, jaws can be advanced, teeth can be advanced, and bites can be changed for improved esthetics and to eliminate pain and a poor airway.
August 18, 2020
The Tongue is the Rudder for the spine
The crucial importance of proper tongue position in facial development, bite and teeth positioning, proper airway, and more
August 16, 2020
Functional Dentistry
Functional Dentistry should be a discipline, like with functional medicine, where we look at causation of the issues pertaining to crowded teeth, retruded lower jaws, TMJ, sleep disordered breathing, etc..
August 9, 2020
TMJ and More: Crime Scene Investigation
Uncovering the many clues that reveal the causations of TMJ, sleep apnea, and poor facial proportions.
July 28, 2020
TMJ and Sleep Disordered Breathing
The connection between jaw position (your bite) and Sleep Disordered Breathing and Sleep Apnea
July 10, 2020
TMJ: If I Ruled the World
What I would do to the dental school curriculums starting tomorriw to improve public health, relieve chronic pain, and to insure more properly developed faces.
July 8, 2020
TMJ Signs, Symptoms, Causations and Treatments
We will try and explain how one gets TMJ and what we can do to permanently end the symptoms.
July 7, 2020
TMJ and Facial Esthetics: the Link
People who are afflicted with TMJ symptoms will often have less than optimal facial proportions. We can fix both problems at once.
July 7, 2020
TMJ and MORE (intro)
We will give an overview of how facial proportions can be directly related to many physical and emotional health issues
June 29, 2020