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There's a better way to treat chronic migraines and headaches

If you suffer from chronic migraines, you know how difficult they are to effectively diagnose and treat. The TruDenta system of diagnosis and treatment was developed to help uncover and resolve the frequently-overlooked causes behind your chronic migraines.

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Uncover the hidden causes of your chronic pain

The TruDenta diagnostic process uses the latest technology to closely examines the nerves, muscles, and ligaments that surround the head, neck, and jaw to find any signs of the inflammation and chronic stress that can lead to constant headaches.

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Get safe and lasting treatment from the doctors who understand your pain

If examination shows that your headaches are actually being caused by musculoskeletal problems, we can help. All TruDenta doctors have years of experience as dental professionals working with the delicate musculature of the jaw, neck, and head—a perfect background to implement TruDenta's process of progressive rehabilitation and physical therapy for the damaged joints and stressed musculature that cause chronic headaches.

Get to the root of your chronic migraines

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We provide all-in-one dental care under one roof, including Cosmetic Dentistry, comprehensive General Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry, Veneers, Crowns, and more. No more driving to different offices, meeting with different doctors, receiving multiple bills. We are the one and only place to go in Charlotte for all your dental needs.

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Our Doctor:

Dr. Christian Yaste

Christian Yaste, D.D.S. is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. In 1996, he moved to Charlotte, North Carolina and completed a two-year postgraduate residency in Oral Medicine at The Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Yaste is qualified in all areas of general dentistry but has also taken advanced training in cosmetic restorative procedures as well as full mouth rehabilitation. In addition he is board certified to provide sedation dentistry in North Carolina. Dr. Yaste is a national speaker and consultant for several dental manufacturers and has been published in multiple dental journals. Recently he and his partner authored the book, "Open Your Mouth! How the Right Conversations with Your Dentist Can Change Your Life."

In Dental School Dr. Yaste had a bike accident that left him with several broken off front teeth and cuts to his face and mouth. Immediately after the accident, he found himself being rushed through the process of a dental emergency that left him scared with dental phobia. It was at this point that he almost quit dental school, not being able to imagine a career of making people uncomfortable. Instead he, and his partner Dr. Joe, embarked on a mission to find ways to make dentistry comfortable for their patients. His experience has made him more empathetic to the needs of his patients and helped develop the vision behind the Charlotte Dental Implant Solutions.

Dr. Yaste is married and has two children. His parents and siblings live in North Carolina and he enjoys visiting together with them frequently. He is a motorcycle and car enthusiast and also enjoys mountain and road biking, camping, fishing, Spartan races, reading and spending time with his children and wife. Dr. Yaste's favorite food is Taco Bell! (hence his nickname at the office is "docobell".) His "soul" purpose is serving others through dentistry and he has a passion for changing peoples lives through their smiles.

Dr. Joseph Hufanda

Joseph Hufanda, D.D.S. is also a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He and Dr. Yaste went through dental school together and have known each other since the 8th grade! After graduation, he underwent three years of additional training with the Upper Peninsula Rural Health Services. Dr. Joe (as he is referred to by his patients) has completed continuing education courses in advanced full mouth rehabilitation, aesthetic restorative dentistry, and dental implants.

Dr. Joe speaks frequently to large groups on dental implants and advances in dental technology. He believes that in co-discovery, listening to his patients and building relationships with them is the first step to helping them find the best solution to their problems. Providing his patients with a safe, nurturing and relaxed environment is important to Dr. Joe as many of his patients have dental phobia due to bad dental experiences in the past. For the past 15 years, Dr. Joe has been offering his highly fearful patients Moderate Conscious Sedation and is now certified to provide IV. Recently he and the other doctors at the practice were featured on the Emmy award-winning show “The Doctors”.

Dr. Joe was aware at a young age that dentistry was his calling. Both of his parents were in the medical field and encouraged him to use his talents to make a difference in other peoples lives. Dr. Joe is married to Tatjana and together have and has an adorable son who he is proud to share stories about with his patients. When he is not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Joe can be found doing all kinds of other creative things with his hands. He has an innate talent for all things artistic and is a talented painter, illustrator, musician, and cook. Team members at the Charlotte Dental Implant Solutions are especially fond of his drawings and personalized, hand-made cards

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15105 John J Delaney Dr, Suite K, Charlotte, NC 28277, USA

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    The TruDenta Process

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    Bite Force Analysis

    Our proprietary T-Scan technology allows our doctors to precisely assess your mouth and jaw for dental imbalances during opening, closing, and chewing, right down to the amount and direction of the force exerted by each individual tooth.
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    Range of Motion Analysis

    Dental imbalances often cause chronic muscle tension and inflammation, which can in turn limit your head and jaw movement. Our doctors measure and monitor the movement range of your head and jaw to more accurately determine the most effective treatment plan for your symptoms.
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    Headache History Form

    Headaches can occur for many different reasons — in order to find the source of your headaches and determine if the TruDenta treatment process will be effective for you, your TruDenta doctor will speak with you in detail about your past headaches and their specific symptoms.
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    Muscle Exam

    Your TruDenta doctor will locate the latent trigger points in your face and neck that restrict motion and contribute to jaw imbalances — these knots of tense muscle are often missed without a thorough examination.
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    Head Health Questionaire

    Jaw or head trauma can cause a variety of hidden changes in the jaw, neck, and face that may later manifest as stiffness, pain, or headaches. By cataloging any possible sources of damage, your TruDenta doctor can more effectively focus your treatment plan.
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    Therapeutic ultrasound treatment returns circulation to chronically sore and strained muscles by providing gentle heat and increasing blood flow, while the targeted sound waves break up scar tissue and deep adhesions.
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    Trigger Point Therapy

    Manual trigger point therapy decreases and eliminates pain and tension in latent and active trigger points by breaking up muscle knots and increasing blood flow in order to decrease inflammation.
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    Our transcutaneous microcurrent stimulation therapy reduces muscle spasms and their accompanying pain through low-level electrical signals. It also decreases lactic acid build-up and encourages healthy nerve stimulation.
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    Low-Level Laser

    Our cold laser therapy decreases pain and inflammation and accelerates healing of muscle and joint tissue 25 to 35 percent faster than usual, while helping to rebuild natural nerve function.
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