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Obstructive Sleep Disorder

What is Obstructive  Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing stops involuntarily for brief periods of time during sleep. Normally, air flows smoothly from the mouth and nose into the lungs at all times. Periods when breathing stops are called apnea or apneic episodes. When this occurs the normal flow of […]

WHY X-RAYS MATTER?

Have you ever wondered why dentist take x-rays? Do you think that x-rays are not a necessary part of your dental treatment?   Did you know Dental x-rays are one of the lowest radiation dose studies performed. A routine exam which includes 4 bitewings is about 0.005 mSv, which is less than one day of […]

Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA) in Routine Restorative Dentistry

Diagnosing TMJ With Precision & Care Dr. Erik Mendelsohn is proud to offer Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA) for patients with jaw pain and associated symptoms. JVA provides a fast, non-invasive, and reliable measurement of TMJ function to aid in the diagnosis of TMJ problems. As part of every dental exam at Serenity Smile Designs in […]

New Jersey Dental Insurance Benefits—Use It or Lose It!

Did you know that you could as a New Jersey resident you actually save hundreds of dollars by using your dental benefits before the end of the year? Here at Serenity Smile Designs in Egg Harbor Township, we take pride in doing everything possible to help you maximize your dental insurance. While some dental insurance […]

Keeping Bones Strong in South Jersey

There is a tooth connection that links osteoporosis and oral health. If you are a woman, you have probably heard about the high rate of osteoporosis in America. The Garden State is no exception! Osteoporosis can often progress without any outward symptoms. However, there may be clues in a person’s mouth that indicate compromised bones […]