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.
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 […]
February 16, 2018

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Increase Amyloid Burden

Obstructive sleep apnea is a dangerous condition we learn more about each passing week. What once seemed like a simple, inconvenient sleeping disorder is actually a much bigger problem than originally thought. The effect of sleeping conditions such as OSA on the human brain is especially worrisome. New research has even shown that it has the potential to affect the […]
February 9, 2018

Treating Sleep Apnea in Individuals Who Suffer From Epilepsy Reduces Seizures

Epilepsy and sleep apnea are two dangerous conditions. Studies have long shown the hazards of both conditions. Now, new research suggests there may be some crossover between the two. Research shows the harmful effects sleep apnea can have on various bodily systems including the brain. The reduced oxygen and lack of sleep often result in excessive daytime tiredness, difficulties with […]
December 20, 2017

Daylight Saving Time is an Opportunity to Improve Sleep Patterns

Sleep patterns are exactly what they sound like; our patterns of sleep. Sometimes referred to as a chronotype, your sleep pattern is what places you into the “night owl” or “early bird” category. While it is possible that genetics can play a role in sleep patterns, more often than not they’re based on the sleep habits of each individual. This […]
December 15, 2017

The Connection between Menopause, Sleep, and Sleep Apnea

Many women experience difficulties sleeping as they go through menopause, with good reason. This prominent life shift involves physical, psychological, and hormonal changes. Studies now hint that menopause and sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, may have some sort of connection. Researchers now think that women who experience extreme menopause symptoms may be at a higher risk […]
December 11, 2017

Hot Flashes May Increase Risk for Sleep Apnea and other Heart Issues

It seems that the war on sleep disorders such as sleep apnea is much larger than anyone ever anticipated. New studies are constantly showing us that this extremely dangerous disorder can impact our lives and bodies in ways we never realized. The most recent study hints at a connection between certain menopausal women and sleep apnea. This link is extremely […]
December 4, 2017

Sleep Apnea May Have Been a Factor in California Bus Crash

Undiagnosed sleep apnea is extremely dangerous. This is true not only for the individual suffering from the sleep disorder, but for others as well. Many people don’t realize the impact that sleep apnea can have on their lives and the lives of those around them. The truth is, this sleep disorder is far more dangerous than you may realize. Individuals […]
October 23, 2017

Muscle, Not Brain May be Key in Treating Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders have eluded scientists for decades. However, as technology advances, so does our understanding of these dangerous conditions. A deeper understanding of what causes sleep disorders allows us to treat them more effectively. Mark Levy DDS has been helping patients fight the good fight for years when it comes to sleep disorders. He and his staff are expertly trained […]
October 11, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Children may be Detectible by Monitoring Oxygen Levels

Sleep apnea in children is a terrifying fear for any parent. This is especially true for parents of children who snore excessively, a telltale sign of the dangerous sleep disorder. Thankfully, there may be a new, easy way to detect sleep apnea in children. Mark Levy DDS and his staff are constantly on the lookout for new technology regarding the […]
September 30, 2017

Is a Dietary Supplement for Sleep Apnea on the Horizon?

A dietary supplement for sleep apnea shows promise for treating sleeping disorders during research. However, we still don’t know how the supplement affects people suffering from the long term consequences of the disorder. Mark Levy DDS is an advocate for the treatment of sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, commonly known as OSA. He and his staff stay on […]
September 28, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment Saves the Lives of Sleep Disorder Patients

Sleep apnea treatment is vital for both the short term and long term health of individuals suffering from this dangerous sleeping disorder. Without treatment you’re essentially gambling with your life. This dangerous disorder has significant health risks all apnea patients should be aware of. Mark Levy DDS is constantly fighting to bring awareness and treatment to individuals battling sleeping disorders. […]
September 15, 2017

How common is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and what are the Treatment Options?

OSA, or obstructive sleep apnea, is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of individuals across the country. But exactly how common is this potentially deadly disease and who’s at risk of developing it? Mark Levy DDS regularly works with OSA patients in an effort to provide them the highest quality of treatment for their unique situation. When this disorder […]
September 8, 2017

Mixed Sleep Apnea Information and Treatment Options

Mixed sleep apnea is a dangerous combination of both obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea (CSA). This means that individuals suffering from this disorder have the simultaneous challenge of both upper airway obstruction as well as control related fluctuations in breathing. When left untreated, this combination can be lethal. It’s important to seek out diagnosis and treatment as […]
September 1, 2017

Fitbit Develops a Device to Help Track Sleep Disorders

It can be difficult to track sleep disorders at home. However, Fitbit , a leader in wearable detection devices now has their eyes set on creating a device for this exact purpose. As the craze of monitoring your fitness habits starts to wane, this change in direction could benefit millions. Mark Levy DDS and his team have been treating sleep […]