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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

At the Springfield 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. Lisa Baines 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 Springfield, IL and the surrounding area.

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Our Doctor:

Dr. Lisa Baines

I provide dentistry from the heart, especially for parents and children. It all started when my son was three years old and continually crying for water and saying he was thirsty. This was the beginning of an experience that would forever change my family’s life when he was later diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I would wonder what I did, what he ate, what virus or reaction could have caused this? Why did God pick him? Type 1 diabetes has made my husband and me stronger. It has strengthened my desire as a dentist to help children THRIVE and not just survive. It has set my soul on fire to help the next generation be the best version it can be. I love thinking outside of the box regarding being a Springfield dentist and in life in general.

Outside of my passion for dentistry, I’m happily married to my husband Steven, co-owner and operator of B & H Roofing. My favorite interest outside the office includes cooking and sitting down for dinner with him alongside our three amazing children.

My second hobby is learning. I consider myself a constant student. Fifty percent of what students are taught in medical and dental school will be completely outdated in ten years. (You just don’t know what fifty percent!)

I have completed many continuing education hours with Dr. David Hornbook, an educator and leader in cosmetic dentistry. I’ve also completed:

  • Coursework through the renowned Dawson Academy and Pankey Institute
  • A mini-residency program for airway focused dentistry
  • 1000 hours of learning to become a Master of Implantology from the California Implant Institute

I’m also a founding member of the Airway, Sleep & Pediatrics Pathway group and a Breathe Ambassador trained in a functional approach to Frenuloplasty courtesy of the Breathe Institute.

One of my most important accomplishments was finishing the Pediatric Tongue and Lip Ties and Laser Frenectomies educational course through Global Laser Oral Health Education.

I am a member of the Amplified Dynamics Leadership Team, focusing on building relationships and awareness of health both within the office and with patients. Lastly, my family participates in the Central Illinois Type 1 Diabetes Support Group. We can share information to help manage this disease and help our loved ones thrive instead of just survive.

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1112 Rickard Road, Springfield, IL, 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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