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Slidell Headache Center

at Edwin L. Kipfler D.D.S.

About

At Slidell Headache Center, we primarily focus on pain management for jaw-related headaches, migraines, and TMJ issues. If you are looking for a compassionate and skilled practitioner, our dental team headed by Dr. Edwin Kopfler is here to help you get the care you need. Our priority is to deliver the highest quality therapy to our patients in a comfortable and relaxed setting. We primarily serve Slidell, LA.

Office Location

855-878-3368
1101 Robert Blvd
Ste. B
Slidell, LA 70458

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Testimonial

“Getting up with tense muscles and a headache or just feeling like you haven’t had any sleep is huge and since I’ve been going through TruDenta therapy that’s changed...that’s huge for me, just being able to feel good in the morning and get my day started right."

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Our Doctor

  • Dr. Edwin Kopfler

Dr. Edwin Kopfler

EDUCATION & BIO

Dr. Edwin Kopfler is a 1969 graduate of Loyola School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana. After serving two years in the U.S. Army, as a Captain and a dentist, Dr. Kopfler relocated to Slidell, Louisiana and has been practicing general dentistry there ever since.

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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Dr. Kopfler is a firm believer in constantly improving his knowledge and skills; and as a result, he received his Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry in 1978. In July of 1999, Dr. Kopfler received the prestigious Mastership Award. To date more than 11,000 members of the Academy of General Dentistry have become Fellows and approximately 1,000 have gone on to receive their Mastership. At this time there are very few Masters practicing in Louisiana; and in fact, only 2% of our nation's dentist have earned this distinction.

FOCUS
Dr. Kopfler has been a provider for Centers for Dental medicine for 3 years. Which, uses the latest, most advanced techniques and technology for the effective treatment of gum disease (Periodontal Disease). Dr. Kopfler, his hygienist, and dental staff can assess your risk, discuss you treatment options, and provide the most up-to-date in-office and homecare available. Dr. Kopfler is "Saving Lives One Smile At a Time". With over 40 years of experience, you can trust your family's dental care to Dr. Kopfler and his dental team!!!

PERSONAL
Dr. Kopfler resides in Slidell, Louisiana with his lovely wife.  He has a son living in Baton Rouge and a daughter living in Mississippi with her husband, two children and one step child. Dr. Kopfler is an avid golfer and loves to go hunting when he gets a chance.

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Featured Resource
headache guide
Common Signs of Unbalanced Dental Forces

Chronic Headaches

Chronic Headaches

Experiencing sharp pain or pressure on one or both sides of your head?

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Are you suffering from constant ringing in your ears?

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Vertigo & Dizziness

Vertigo & Dizziness

Do you feel like your surroundings are moving or shifting around you?

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TMJ Disorder

TMJ Disorder

Do you have pain in your jaw, face, neck, or ears?

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The TruDenta Process
  • Assessment Process
  • Treatment Process
  • Bite Force Analysis
  • Range of Motion Analysis
  • Headache History Form
  • Muscle Exam
  • Head Health Questionaire
Bite Force Analysis

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.

Range of Motion Analysis

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.

Headache History Form

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.

Muscle Exam

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.

Head Health Questionnaire

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.

  • Ultrasound
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Electrocurrent
  • Low-Level Laser
Ultrasound

Ultrasound

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.

Trigger Point Therapy

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.

Electrocurrent

Electrocurrent

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.

Laser

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.