Dormancy is a period by which there is not any active growth of an plant in reply to adverse conditions.
The leaves about the branch should be identified as symptomatic. I would debate that pruning the top of your tree down tall accomplishes two things here.
Termites act silently in addition to their presence is not immediately realized until your walls or posts are failing.
The pest technician should still treat targeted pests & areas but put a heavier focus on identifying potential pest problems.