Imagine waking up and diving into your day without fearing a migraine or worrying about jaw pain. Even better, imagine not having to fill a prescription or carry around pills in case of an episode. This could be your reality. State-of-the-art TruDenta therapy combines FDA-approved diagnostic and treatment technologies with time-tested methods perfected in sports medicine. The best part? It’s painless and some patients experience permanent improvement after a single treatment! The system is only available at TruDenta affiliated dental practices like Evergreen Orthodontics and Dr. Lee has undergone extensive training in the methods.
Many people who have been experiencing headaches, migraines, TMJ disorder, vertigo and other jaw, face or neck-related conditions for decades have visited a variety of different doctors and still haven’t uncovered the underlying cause of their issues. That can change in one visit. Dr. Lee performs a comprehensive exam of your head, neck, mouth, jaws and teeth at your initial consultation, takes your headache and head health history and then uses a computer-guided analysis to look at your bite in motion. She can then tell if your symptoms are from unbalanced forces in the nerves, ligaments and muscles. She’ll also calculate your bite force and range of motion to instantly pinpoint where imbalances exist before developing a customized treatment plan for real results.
The soothing treatments are tailored to each patient’s needs and may include ultrasound, cold laser, muscle manipulation techniques and microcurrent. The technologies work together to reduce pain and inflammation and balance the dental forces to bring about lasting relief quickly. What are you waiting for? Why spend another day held back by your symptoms? A free consultation with Dr. Lee could change your life.
Symptoms Treated By TruDenta
- Headaches (chronic or irregular)
- Clicking/popping of the jaw joints
- Clenching and grinding (bruxism)
- Tinnitus (ringing of the ears)
- Muscle tension and pain in the face and neck
- Sensitive teeth due to overloaded forces
- Broken teeth or dental work
- Uneven tooth wear and cracking
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
- Limited range of head/neck motion
- Reduced mouth opening range
- Accelerated bone loss in periodontal disease
- Ear pain not from infection
What Is TruDenta?
Bite Force Analysis
Using the innovative TruDenta T-Scan technology, Dr. Lee can measure your bite force and jaw action in motion to detect imbalances. It’s so precise, she can even see the direction and amount of force exerted by each individual tooth.
Range of Motion Analysis
Dental imbalances often lead to chronic inflammation and muscle tension, which affect your jaw and head movement. Dr. Lee will evaluate the range of motion of your jaw and head to further customize your treatment plan.
Headache History Form & Head Health Questionnaire
Here’s where Dr. Lee gets a little information from you such as your specific symptoms and details about past headaches. She’ll also find out if you’ve had any trauma to your jaw or head. She uses what she learns to really focus your treatment plan.
Many individuals who suffer from headaches, migraines or TMJ actually have knots of tense muscles that can easily be missed without a thorough exam. Dr. Lee will locate these trigger points in your face and neck that lead to imbalances.
Therapeutic ultrasound has been used by physical therapists since the 1940s and it’s an extremely effective and painless way to improve circulation to tense muscles through gentle heat. The targeted sound waves break up scar tissue and deep adhesions.
Trigger Point Therapy
Manual trigger point therapy gets rid of the tension and pain in trigger points. Dr. Lee can break up the muscle knots and increase blood flow to lessen inflammation and allow the face and neck to relax for maximum relief.
This might sound scary but our transcutaneous microcurrent stimulation therapy (a fancy way of saying we deliver low levels of electrical signals through the skin) doesn’t hurt a bit. The technology reduces muscles spasms and their associated pain. It also decreases the build up of lactic acid and stimulates the nerves.
Dr. Lee can use cold laser therapy to reduce pain and inflammation and help muscle and joint tissue heal 25 to 35 percent faster than they would on their own. The pain-free laser also encourages the rebuilding of natural nerve function.