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April 27, 2018

Studying the Genomics of Sleep Disorders

Recently, Stanford partnered up with a data holding company, Prometheus, to start collecting data on the genomics of sleep disorders. Since there is so little understanding as a whole as to what all happens during someone’s sleep, this data is going to be invaluable. The data will come from 30,000 sleep study patients and show everything they can monitor about […]
August 16, 2016
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Columbus Ohio Sleep Apnea Dentist to be Keynote Speaker

Columbus Ohio Sleep Apnea Dentist Mark Levy has been chosen as the keynote speaker at the 2016 X Russian Conference in Moscow, Russia Columbus Ohio Sleep Apnea Dentist Mark Levy DDS has been chosen as the keynote speaker at the 2016 X Russian Conference. The conference, entitled “Actual Problems of Somnology,” will be held at the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow […]
April 22, 2016
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Mark Levy DDS Awarded Janice B. Ballas Community Service Award

For immediate release: April 13, 2016 – Hilliard, OH A local Hilliard, OH dentist has been awarded the Annual Janice B. Ballas Community Service Award for outstanding service and involvement in the Henry Schein Dental Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program. Mark Levy DDS Awarded the Prestigious Janice B. Ballas Community Service Award Mark Levy DDS has been awarded the Annual […]
November 2, 2015

Dr Mark Levy & Team Win Best Dental Practice in Columbus Ohio

Thanks to our wonderful patients in Hilliard & Columbus Ohio, Dr. Mark Levy and the practice was voted Best Dental Practice in Columbus Ohio for 2015 by Columbus CEO Magazine as an outstanding Columbus Ohio dentist. See our write-up in Newswire.
December 21, 2018

Can Sleep Apnea Affect Pregnancy?

Can sleep apnea affect pregnancy or is there really nothing to worry about? The truth is, sleep apnea can affect a pregnancy. It can cause issues for the mom, and if the problem is severe enough, it can pose a risk to the fetus as well. If you are pregnant and struggling to sleep, you may want to consider getting […]
December 19, 2018

Sleep Apnea and Depression

Many who struggle with depression do not even realize they may have issues with their sleep. However, these two conditions are more closely related than people realize. If you do not get solid sleep each night, it can leave you feeling run down and depressed. The longer this cycle goes on, the worse those feelings can become. Recent studies have […]
December 13, 2018

How Effective Are Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea?

Have you ever asked yourself, just how effective are dental devices for sleep apnea treatment? If so, then know that you are not alone. This is a relatively common question, and for good reason. There are many places where you can go to find an appliance that sits in your mouth. However, you have to be careful. If you buy […]
December 10, 2018

CPAP Dangers

Dangers of CPAP Use Increase When Sleep Apnea Goes Without Proper Treatment There are many CPAP risks that one should be aware of if you ever face the diagnosis of sleep apnea. Plus, there are also many treatment options you have, outside of using a CPAP machine. While these machines have helped many with apnea get better, safer sleep, they […]
November 26, 2018

Does Medicare Cover Oral Devices for Sleep Apnea?

When you suffer from sleep apnea, you know relief is of the utmost importance. It is not only a matter of getting a better night’s sleep, but also a matter of improving your health. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is known to increase blood pressure. It has also been linked to a number of other cardiovascular problems. That is why […]
November 19, 2018

Can Dental Problems Cause Sleep Apnea?

If you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, you may think of it as just a breathing or sleeping problem. But, for some people, it can be much more. There may be other underlying problems that can lead to the dangerous disorder, such as dental problems. Let’s take a look at just what OSA is and how dental problems contribute […]
November 12, 2018

Do Mouthpieces Help with Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that goes well beyond some sleepless nights due to snoring. Statistics show it’s a problem that affects nearly 22 million Americans. Eighty percent of cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea go undiagnosed. So, if they are not diagnosed, they are obviously not being treated, which can lead to serious issues. But now, […]
November 5, 2018

Do Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea Work?

If you can’t sleep through the night due to sleep apnea or you keep others awake because of it, chances are you’ve been to the doctor and may have even tried a CPAP machine. For many people, these machines are ineffective, leaving them right where they started. But, there are other forms of therapy that can help. There are dental […]
July 12, 2018

Preventing TMJ

Temporomandibular joint syndrome, or simply TMJ, is a serious problem for many people. Women between the ages of 18 to 44 are most likely to suffer from TMJ, but it can be diagnosed in both men and women of all ages. The condition is a problem of the jaw muscles and nerves that is the result of damage to the […]
July 5, 2018

TMJ & Ear Pain

No one wants to live in pain. Pain makes daily life more difficult in just about every way. Often people who suffer from headaches, ear pain, neck pain, and facial pain spend countless attempts at finding a treatment that works. What they don’t realize is that there’s a connection they might be missing. There’s a connection between TMJ & ear […]
June 25, 2018

What You Need to Know about TMJ

Many people talk about TMJ when they think of jaw issues, but few people actually understand what it really means. Mark Levy DDS wants to make sure that you understand what you need to know about TMJ to treat it effectively. The term TMJ actually stands for the temporo-mandibular joint. That joint is what makes you able to open your […]
June 18, 2018

TMJ Treatment Options

TMJ is temporomandibular joint syndrome and is a disorder that impacts the muscles and nerves of the jaw.  When the joint that connects the jaw to the skull is injured it can lead to pain and popping of the jaw during chewing.  TMJ can also cause swelling, headaches, and joint dislocation. Many people who suffer from TMJ often wonder if […]
June 11, 2018

Basic TMJ Facts

TMJ is also known as temporomandibular joint syndrome. It is a disorder resulting from an injury to the joint that connects your jaw to your skull.  This joint is located in front of each ear and allows you to talk and chew.  This disorder targets the muscles and nerves of the joint. It can cause pain while chewing as well as […]
May 31, 2018

Sleep Study Hilliard

If you are in need of a sleep study, Hilliard dentist Mark Levy, DDS, can help. He and his staff are very experienced with the nuances of both sleep studies and sleep problems. They know how to check your sleep patterns and diagnose issues with your sleep, such as sleep apnea. You never want to just live with problems like […]
May 25, 2018

When You Need a Sleep Study, Columbus Dentist, Mark Levy, DDS, Can Help

When you want to get a sleep study, Columbus dentist Mark Levy, DDS, is here to help. He and the experienced professionals at his office can help you get the study done so you can see what type of sleep issues you may suffer from. There are many important facts obtained during a sleep study. One of the most common […]
May 18, 2018

CPAP Alternative Hilliard

If you are looking for a CPAP alternative, Hilliard dentist Mark Levy, DDS, is where you want to turn. He specializes in helping people get CPAP alternatives all around Hilliard and the surrounding areas. It is very important that if you suffer from sleep apnea, that you get treatment. The longer you go without treating your sleep apnea, the more […]
May 11, 2018

CPAP Alternative Columbus

If you are in search of a CPAP alternative, Columbus dental specialist Dr. Mark Levy, DDS, is ready and willing to help. He provides a lot of patients with alternatives to CPAP machines that allow them to breathe better at night and get deeper levels of sleep. Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition. It can not only ruin your […]
April 30, 2018

Sleep Disturbances in Women with PCOS

Were you aware that women who suffered from PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, were more likely to struggle with sleep disturbances? It is true, according to several research studies. Since PCOS can affect the psychological, reproductive, and metabolic health of women, sleep disturbances are a natural effect as well. When the research results were in, the scientists found that the […]
April 27, 2018

Studying the Genomics of Sleep Disorders

Recently, Stanford partnered up with a data holding company, Prometheus, to start collecting data on the genomics of sleep disorders. Since there is so little understanding as a whole as to what all happens during someone’s sleep, this data is going to be invaluable. The data will come from 30,000 sleep study patients and show everything they can monitor about […]
March 31, 2018

Sleep Problems Blamed for Two Train Accidents

Sleep problems are often blamed for feeling unfocused, tired, and unenergetic. In the case of two commuter train accidents in New York City, however, sleep problems are being blamed for a number of injuries and one death. According to an investigation conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the engineers on the trains had undiagnosed sleep disorders. These disorders […]