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St. Paul TruDenta Dentist Answers Your Questions About This State-of-the-Art Treatment

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Our St. Paul dental team is proud to offer TruDenta treatment to our dental patients battling facial and neck pain. This innovative treatment is exceedingly patient-friendly and effective. Today our dental team is answering just some of the questions we commonly field regarding TruDenta. We hope that this information helps you better understand how this treatment can work for you!

Q: What kinds of therapies does TruDenta use?

A: TruDenta treats chronic pain by combining various effective treatments—when used together these therapies greater than the sum of their parts. Here are some of the treatments that are commonly used in TruDenta…

· Laser therapy

· Muscle stimulation

· Manual muscle manipulation

· Ultrasound technology

· Bite modification treatments

Q: I’ve heard that people like TruDenta because it is more “natural” than other treatments. What does this mean?

A: When people say that TruDenta is a more natural pain-management they are usually talking about the fact that TruDenta treatment is completely drug-free. This protocol does not require you to take any medications in the short or the long-term. In the same vein, TruDenta is also completely non-invasive and needle-free.

Q: How fast does TruDenta work?

A: The answer to this question will depend on the type and extent of pain that you are experiencing. That being said, many people do report improvement in pain and discomfort in the first days and weeks after beginning treatment. One the best things about TruDenta is that, because it addresses the root cause of facial and neck pain, most patients enjoy better and better results as treatment progresses.

We know that chronic pain can make it difficult for you to keep up with your daily life. We are here to help you conquer facial and neck pain and reclaim your life! Call our St. Paul dentists if you would like more information, or to schedule a personal consultation.

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Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry Highland Park St. Paul

We’re using innovative laser dentistry to provide you with fast, effective, and comfortable treatment!

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Laser Dentistry Machine Used by Dr. Malterud

With laser dentistry more patients than ever before are getting the treatment they need comfortably and quickly. Our office uses the revolutionary Lightwalker Laser to treat a number of common dental problems.

With the Lightwalker Laser we:

  • Treat periodontal disease (also known as gum disease)
  • Eliminate cavities and prepare teeth for fillings
  • Perform root canals
  • Treat cold sores and canker sores
  • Improve the appearance of the smile with cosmetic dentistry
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Laser dentistry has a number of important advantages over traditional treatment methods. Laser dentistry is appropriate for a wide number of patients, including children and patients with dental phobias.

Here are some of the benefits of using the Lightwalker Laser:

  • Laser treatment is very comfortable, in fact many patients don't require any anesthesia during laser treatment.
  • The laser is quiet—no drilling sounds!
  • There is minimal bleeding with laser treatment.
  • No cutting or stitches.
  • Using a laser, Dr. Malterud can be more precise than with traditional instruments. This means that we can preserve more of your healthy tooth structure when placing fillings or performing root canals—keeping your teeth stronger for years to come.

Using the Lightwalker Laser we're able to offer our patients effective, efficient treatment for a wide number of dental problems. If you have questions about whether laser dentistry may benefit you, feel free to contact us by phone at (651) 925-2644 or schedule an appointment online.

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Get the Relaxing, Comfortable Dental Treatment You Need With All-Natural NuCalm®!

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NuCalm®

Get the Relaxing, Comfortable Dental Treatment You Need With All-Natural NuCalm®!

NuCalm®, what’s that?

NuCalm® a completely natural relaxation protocol that helps dental patients remain comfortable during dental treatment. After using NuCalm® patients leave our office feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

How does it work?

NuCalm® treatment combines a few different techniques to relax the patient. The purpose of NuCalm® is to coax the patient into the first stage of sleep. NuCalm® is designed to shift brain waves from high frequency beta brain waves (wakefulness) to lower frequency alpha/theta waves (deep relaxation).

What exactly happens during treatment?

There are four consecutive steps to NuCalm®:

  • First you’ll take a dietary supplement. This supplement helps to counteract the effects of adrenaline in your body.
  • Next, our dental team will attach small microcurrent stimulation patches behind your ears. Low-level electrical currents facilitate your body’s relaxation response.
  • Then, you’ll put on a pair of noise-dampening headphones. These headphones play soothing music that has been optimized calming neuroacoustic tones. As you listen to these sounds, you’ll fall deeper into a stage of pre-sleep.
  • The final step is for you to put on light blocking glasses. These glasses are so important—they help you block out distractions and potentially stressful stimuli!

It takes only moments for the effects of NuCalm® to kick in—you’ll notice the difference right away!

Why choose NuCalm®?

Dental patients of all ages choose NuCalm® because it:

  • Is effective
  • Is completely natural
  • Starts working in minutes
  • Doesn’t include any medications or narcotics
  • Does not require the patient to receive injections
  • Does not incapacitate you physically or mentally (you’re never unconscious)
  • Is free from side effects—you won’t have to wait for the effects to wear off post-treatment
  • Is relaxing and rejuvenating

NuCalm® is suitable for all kinds of dental patients, and it is great for those people who avoid dental treatment due to fear and anxiety.

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