Our Dentists

Born and raised in Bradford Woods, Dr. Gretchen S. Perkins has been practicing dentistry since 1987. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is a graduate of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine. After graduation, she joined her father, Thomas L. Perkins, who founded the practice in 1965. Gretchen has completed extensive continuing education programs in dentistry including programs in full mouth restorative dentistry, occlusion and TMJ dysfunction, interceptive and adult orthodontics, sleep apnea appliance therapy, and laser dentistry.

 Gretchen is an active member in “Inspired Woman – Paying it Forward” charity organization, and she serves the greater Pittsburgh community by donating dental work to charity organizations, by promoting dental hygiene in local schools, and by providing financial support to multiple local non-profit organizations.

Gretchen is married to Michael J. Vollmer, and they reside in Bradford Woods. They are active outdoors people, enjoy working in their yard, biking, hiking, skiing and traveling.

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Dr. Tom Perkins holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Ohio University and is a 1990 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine. Over the past twenty five years, Tom has completed extensive continuing education programs in dentistry including programs in full mouth restorative dentistry, interceptive and adult orthodontics, laser dentistry, sleep apnea and implant dentistry. Tom values the knowledge and experience of ongoing continuing education.

Tom is married to Loraine Pavelko Perkins and has two children, Thomas and Grace. They reside in Ingomar. Tom’s serves his community as a dentist who donates dental services to charitable organizations. He is a Free Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Scottish Rite and New Community Church. Tom is a believer in keeping his cross balanced: faith, family, work and play.

In his free time Tom enjoys biking, hockey, skiing, golfing and spending quality time with his family.

Perkins Dental Associates if committed to providing their patients with comprehensive oral health care that focuses on whole-mouth wellness. Both doctors have completed a seven year post-graduate program from the Pankey Institute for Continuing Dental Education, which advances skills in treating the masticatory system as a whole, including the teeth, supporting structures such as gum and bone, and the temporal mandibular joint and muscular system. The doctors have extensive training in interceptive and adult orthodontics, sleep apnea appliance therapy, and laser dentistry. Drawing on their advanced education and extensive experience, Perkins Dental Associates creates great looking, comfortable, and healthy smiles.