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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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At Plano Headache Center, we primarily focus on pain management for jaw-related headaches, migraines, and TMJ issues. If you are looking for compassionate yet skilled practitioners, our dental care team headed by Dr. Peter Barnett is here to help you get the care you need. Our priority is to deliver the highest quality mouth and jaw therapy to our patients in a comfortable and understanding setting. We primarily serve Plano, TX and the surrounding area.

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Our Doctor:

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Dr. Peter Barnett

Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Peter Barnett spent many hours with his grandparents who were both dentists. He has spent the last 40 years in dental and health care management. He is a recognized leader in the dental insurance industry, as well as a respected businessman owning and managing practices for many years in the northeast and now in Texas. Dr. Barnett provides almost 40 years of experience and knowledge into his care of our patients. His philosophy is that all dentistry is cosmetic dentistry – with the goal of giving patients results that are not only functional but are also appealing to the eye. He strives to give his patients the best treatment available today to maintain healthy, functional teeth, while also recognizing his patient’s desire to improve their smiles. Dr. Barnett also focuses on the treatment of head, neck and jaw joint muscles and the nerve system that allows the jaw to function – through his Texas Headache Relief program. Additionally, Dr. Barnett offers an Airway Management program (also known as sleep dentistry) to help patients with moderate to mild sleep apnea. As periodontal disease can greatly impact the overall health of your mouth and entire body, Star Ranch Dental diligently educates on and delivers treatment programs designed to help patients eradicate the disease and maintain healthier gums for life. Our perio program is led and continually developed by Dr. Barnett. Dr. Barnett offers a level of expertise and experience our patients have come to rely on – and so can you.

Education & Background

Dr. Barnett attended dental school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1977. He completed his residency at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York. He is licensed to practice in five states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and New Mexico. Dr. Barnett has also been awarded a MBA in Healthcare Management from the Wharton School of Business. A published author of numerous articles on dentistry and health care, Dr. Barnett has served as a frequent lecturer at dental schools and elsewhere, and maintains membership in the Texas Dental Association and the American Dental Association. In addition, Dr. Barnett has also served on the board of CollaGenex from 1997 to 2008, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and marketing innovative branded products to the dental and dermatology markets, including Periostat, the first and only systemic pharmaceutical to treat periodontal disease. Through out his tenure at Collagenex he served and chaired on several committees. In his spare time, he enjoys reading a good spy novel, traveling and spending time with his family.

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5944 West Parker Road, Suite 500, Plano, TX 75093

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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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