TruDenta FAQs

Why go to the dentist for head pain?

Ongoing and chronic migraines, tension-type headaches, and face, jaw, and neck area pain could be inter-connected. The cause could be unbalanced forces in your mouth that affect the muscles of these areas, leading to changes in the chemical and nerve reactions that cause chronic pain. Dentists have clinically proven devices derived from sports medicine that are used to assess, evaluate, treat, and relieve head pain.

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What is TruDenta?

TruDenta is a drug-free, needle-free, and pain-free system to provide long-lasting pain relief.

The life-changing, therapeutic treatments have been effective in patients suffering from the painful symptoms of chronic headaches, migraines, TMJ/TMD, and many other painful conditions.

What should I expect from a TruDenta exam?

A computerized measurement of the force balance in your mouth on a tooth-by-tooth basis

A computerized measurement of the disability of your muscle movements

Mouth movement measurements

With these easy and painless tests, your dentist can see what’s causing your headache symptoms. The remainder of your comprehensive examination helps you and your dentist pinpoint other related areas of mouth health, muscle health, tooth-related issues, and other potential problem areas that will be treated during your TruDenta therapy.

Only TruDenta dentists use this unique combination of assessment technology and education that often leads to immediate symptom resolution for patients.

What is the purpose of the TruDenta questionnaire?

The head health history form allows you to detail all of your pain symptoms and concerns to your dentist.

It covers your dental history, head pain symptoms, and any possible causes of your head pain.

The more we know about you and your history of dental, head, and neck issues, the more likely we can help relieve your chronic head pain symptoms.

What is the TruDenta System treatment?

In-office treatment involves a personalized program of gentle light therapy, electrical stimulation, muscle manipulation, and ultrasound therapy.

Patients also follow a specific at-home continuing care program, with exercises to be done between treatments and an orthotic to be worn for a short period of time to provide control over their pain relief.

How much does TruDenta treatment cost?

The cost of TruDenta treatment depends on the assessment of your individual needs, but in general, TruDenta treatment cost can range from a couple of hundred to several thousand dollars. TruDenta practices offer flexible financing options to make TruDenta treatment affordable. Please visit our Costs page for more information, or contact our office to schedule a consultation.

Is TruDenta treatment covered by insurance?

It depends on your insurance carrier and policy. Please visit our Costs page for more information, or contact our office to schedule a consultation. Our team can explain your insurance coverage and/or financing options.

Is TruDenta right for me?

The TruDenta approach to headache pain relief corrects the nerve and imbalanced muscle function without invasive procedures. Whereas other common treatments stop at the physician’s office or pharmacy, the TruDenta System provides patients with an at-home care kit that helps put you in control. Only a TruDenta dentist can determine if this treatment approach is right for you after a thorough examination and evaluation.

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Sydney Evans
Sydney Evans
Caring, compassionate dentistry. I am confident that Designer Dentistry and Smiles is always aware of and involved in the newest dental advancements — every time I visit it seems like they have a new machine, technique, or treatment option for their patients. Their space is relaxing and the massage chairs help ease visit tension and anxiety. I can trust that DDS has the best possible machinery, tools, advice, and treatments for my dental concerns.
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Kelly Mitchell
Kelly Mitchell
What a great experience on 41st st! I had to bring my little boy with me while I got my teeth cleaned and the DDS team welcomed him with smiles and entertained him during my appointment. My hygienist was so knowledgeable, patient, gentle and kind. 10/10 recommend to family and friends!
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Abbie Hotz
Abbie Hotz
Everyone was so friendly! JoAnn was so kind and actually took the time to explain everything to me. And I’ve never had a dentist spend so much time talking with me about my concerns.
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Gracie Rozeboom
Gracie Rozeboom
Dr. Z does incredible work. I came in as a new patient today to fix a chipped tooth. Dr. Z exceeded my expectations and gave me my beautiful smile back. Now I can’t stop smiling! 😁The staff is great and they care about you!
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Teri Everson
Teri Everson
I have been going to designer dentistry for about five years and have had nothing but great experiences there. I will be losing my dental insurance at the end of the month and I was in today for a cleaning. They found some thing that needed to be fixed and rather than make an appointment after my insurance was gone they fit me in the same day. They are also pain-free. Would highly recommend them to everyone.
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Our practice accepts most major insurance plans. Our team is knowledgeable about dental insurance, too, so we're happy to file and track your claims for you to ensure that you're getting the most out of your benefits. We just ask that you bring your insurance card to each appointment, so we can make sure your information is as up-to-date as possible.

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Designer Dentistry & Smiles

6100 W. 41st St. Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Monday - 9AM-5:30PM
Tuesday - 7:30AM-4:30PM
Wednesday - 7:30AM-4PM
Thursday - 7:30AM-4PM
Friday To Sunday - Closed