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A Dentist In A Unique World

Avi Weisfogel is the co-founder of  Dental Sleep Masters in South Orange, New Jersey. He is partnered with two other dentists and serves patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. The program used by Dr. Avi Weisfogel and his partners is unique because their patients use oral applicators in place of the traditional face masks generally used to treat sleep apnea. Sleep disorders can lead to issues with the cardio vascular system, diabetes, stroke, anxiety, and depression. It is estimated that 90 percent of those suffering from this common disorder are undiagnosed. Dr. Weisfogel and his partners believe the medical system is failing these patients, and they want to create a positive environment to offer cutting edge treatment.

 

Through Operation Smile, Dr. Weisfogel uses his high standing in the dental community to raise funds for surgeries desperately needed by children in 100 countries. Operation Smile focuses on facial restructuring, clef lips, and clef palates. Donated funds are used by the organization to send medical personnel and equipment to the areas with the highest need. Approximately 200,000 surgeries have been performed over the years, and the procedures are free for the young patients.

 

Dr. Weisfogel also keeps up a steady presence on social media. His  Facebook page is full of information about his company and the various conferences he attends. He also uses his Twitter account to promote his charitable efforts. Another favored spot to showcase is work is his YouTube channel. He has a series of videos that highlight his work on some difficult dental cases.

 

Most of Dr. Weisfogel’s patients will be surprised to learn that their dentist is also an up and coming hip-hop artist. He shares his music on SoundCloud. He is also an avid cricket fan and supports Cricket Australia.