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.
September 30, 2019
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How Can a TMJ Dentist Help With Jaw Pain?

Millions of people every year consult a TMJ dentist because they suffer from chronic pain in the facial area, including things such as headaches, jaw pain, and even earaches. While there are many reasons such ailments can occur, they are often related to a condition referred to as TMJ. This condition greatly affects a person’s quality of life. It causes […]
September 24, 2019
CPAP Alternatives for Sleep Apnea

Effective CPAP Alternatives for Sleep Apnea

Estimates suggest that up to 22 million Americans suffer from Sleep Apnea, with even more going undiagnosed. Even if you do not suffer from it yourself, chances are you know at least one person who does. This disease causes the collapse of the airway during sleep, which often results in snoring and in the person’s inability to breathe for anywhere […]
September 17, 2019
Are Snoring Issues a Sign of Poor Health?

Are Snoring Issues a Sign of Poor Health?

Are you one of the approximately ninety million people on this planet who experience occasional snoring? Maybe it’s not you, but someone in your household who has snoring issues. It’s easy to brush it off as a minor annoyance or even comical at times, but snoring can sometimes be an indicator of other, potentially serious, health problems. Read on to […]
September 6, 2019
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Dental Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep is one of the major components of overall good health. When we get enough of it, we feel great, but without it, functionality, appearance, and performance suffer. Sadly, recent studies indicate that up to seventy-five percent of us have some sort of sleep issue at least a couple of nights per week. So, if this is you, at least […]
August 26, 2019
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Is sleeping apart healthier?

Getting a solid night of sleep is important to overall health and well-being. So why do so many couples choose to sleep together, even when it disturbs their sleep? From snoring to tossing and turning, getting a good nights sleep may come down to sleeping apart. According to The New York Times, many couples are opting to sleep separately. “While […]
July 8, 2019
Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma

Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma

Sleep apnea causes a number of health problems. These range from the irritating such as snoring, and waking up frequently to the serious such as diabetes to heart attacks. But, did you know that this dangerous sleep disorder can also cause glaucoma? If you are like most people, you are unaware of the connection between sleep apnea and glaucoma. There […]
February 26, 2019
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Can Dentists Treat Sleep Apnea?

Dental medicine has made advances in recent years in optimizing oral appliances so they can effectively reduce the effects of sleep apnea. CPAP (constant positive air pressure) machines are not for everyone sometimes they are too uncomfortable and interfered with sleep. Oral appliances can be an alternative to or supplementation of a CPAP machine. There is a good reason to […]
February 20, 2019

Does Medicare Cover a Sleep Apnea Mouthpiece?

Perhaps you find yourself waking up at night gasping for air out of a deep sleep. You wake up not just once, but multiple times every night. You’re drowsy and fatigued the next day and have trouble functioning. You have begun to suspect you suffer from sleep apnea and are wondering if an oral appliance may be the solution. Of […]
February 15, 2019

Do Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea Work?

If you are asking about dental devices for sleep apnea, there is a good chance you or someone you care about has the condition. Maybe the CPAP (constant positive air pressure) machine was just too uncomfortable and interfered with sleep.  To understand if dental apparatus will help with sleep apnea, let’s take a closer look at what sleep apnea is […]
January 30, 2019

Urological Problems in Men Linked to Sleep Apnea

Recent studies show that there may be a connection between sleep apnea and men’s urological problems such as urinary tract and bladder problems, erectile dysfunction, infertility issues, and depression. It’s important that doctors and patients understand the possible correlation for prompt referral and treatment. Researching Sleep Apnea and Urological Problems The study, published in Your Sexual Medicine Journal, included 124 […]
January 25, 2019

Sleep Apnea Treatments Help with Stroke Victims

Obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA, is a potentially deadly sleeping disorder. Studies examine how this sleep disorder, which causes a cessation of breathing during sleep, affects those with other conditions. Late in 2018 researchers focused their attention on stroke victims who suffer with OSA. This large study found that beginning OSA treatment as soon as possible after either […]
January 18, 2019

Sleep Apnea Test for People with Epilepsy

Sleep apnea is a serious condition for thousands of Americans. The disorder causes breaks in breathing while the sufferer is asleep. This results in a drop in oxygen levels which, in turn, leads to other health problems. Untreated sleep apnea can ultimately lead to death. Not only is the disorder bad for your health, but it also results in increased […]
January 11, 2019

Serotonin Activity and Sleep Apnea

We all know the dangers of sleep apnea. The exhaustion from not sleeping properly can impact driving, job performance, concentration, and so much more. It also has a physical impact on our bodies as shown with our blood pressure, as well as heart and brain function. This potentially deadly sleep disorder is no joke and scientists know it. Research in […]
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 […]
February 28, 2018

Investigators Blame Sleep Apnea for Two Devastating Train Crashes

The sleep apnea epidemic is quickly growing out of control. The National Transportation Safety Board is reporting that people are falling asleep at the wheel across the country. Two New York City commuter train crashes may be a direct result of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. This condition repeatedly disrupts sleep upwards of hundreds of times per night. As a result, […]
February 23, 2018

Genetics Play a Role in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, also known as OSAS, is a dangerous sleep disorder. It affects millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds. This condition decreases quality of life while increasing risk for serious and sometimes fatal health issues. The National Institute of Health is now saying that OSAS occurs as frequently as adult diabetes. Due to the quantity of […]