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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
February 28, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment – CPAP or BiPAP?

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that causes the sufferer to have brief periods where they stop breathing when they sleep. This disorder is fairly common and many people don’t even realize that they are suffering from it. They just know that they are tired regardless of how much sleep they get. They also get complaints about snoring or snorting […]
February 21, 2017

Healthy Start Sleep Disordered Breathing Programs

Healthy Start Sleep Disordered Breathing Programs are designed to correct many of the conditions that arise from having sleep disorders. Research has found that many problems such as bedwetting, snoring, hyperactivity and even ADD/ADHD can be linked to sleep disorders. The Healthy Start sleep disordered breathing programs work to find the root cause of the symptom and then correct it. […]
February 9, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment Machines Can Help Save Your Life

Sleep apnea is a debilitating condition that prevents you from breathing properly as you sleep. People who suffer from sleep apnea typically awaken feeling tired though they went to bed early enough to get eight hours of sleep. This is because, unbeknownst to them, their sleep has been disrupted by shallow breathing or pauses in breathing that move them from […]
February 1, 2017

Benefits of Healthy Start Sleep Disorder Breathing System

The Healthy Start Sleep disorder breathing program seeks to help children develop teeth and jaw structures that will result in better breathing at night and beautiful teeth. That’s a tall order you may say, but how do you know if your child has breathing problems at night. Don’t all children breathe funny when they sleep? Actually, no they don’t. Children […]
January 30, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Infants

Sleep Apnea is a very serious problem that in infants and is more prevalent if they are premature. There are three types of apnea; central, obstructive and mixed. Any of these can affect an infant, though obstructive sleep apnea is more common. Obstructive sleep apnea is also on the sleep disordered breathing (SDB) spectrum along with snoring and obstructive hypoventilation. […]
January 25, 2017

Can the Healthy Start Sleep Disorder Breathing System Stop Snoring?

The Healthy Start Sleep disorder breathing program is a non-invasive program that can correct badly aligned teeth and jaws. By doing this, many problems children have with breathing at night will go away. If your child snores prior to starting the Healthy Start sleep disorder breathing system, you should notice fairly quickly how lovely and quiet your child’s room is […]
January 18, 2017

Can Healthy Start Sleep Disorder Breathing Help Infants?

Healthy Start sleep disorder breathing is a system utilizing dental appliances that helps children with sleep apnea and other breathing disorders. It to guide the teeth and jaw into their proper positions which, in turn, ensures that the airway is open. This allows children to get the air they need to breathe through their noses instead of their mouths, and […]
January 11, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Infants – A Brief Overview

Infant sleep apnea is common in low-weight premature infants, but is rare in infants that are delivered full term. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing when they sleep. This condition can affect anyone from infants to adults and is due to a variety of possible factors. But for infants the one factor that sets […]
January 4, 2017

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Consequences

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that causes people to stop breathing for short periods of time when they sleep. This condition can be caused by a variety of factors which vary depending on age. For infants the dominating contributing factor is prematurity and a low birth weight. Sleep apnea is present in 84 percent of infants with a birth […]
December 28, 2016

Sleep Apnea in Infants Requires Specific Diagnosis and Treatment Plans

Getting sleep apnea diagnosed in infants can be a bit of a difficult task. It requires that you take your infant to a doctor who specializes in problems with sleep disorders, such as apnea, and get them tested for the disorder. Since most infants grow out of any issue with breathing come 40 weeks from conception, it can sometimes be […]
December 23, 2016

Sleep Apnea in Infants Has Many Risk Factors and Symptoms

Very small infants who are born prematurely often suffer from infant sleep apnea during their early bit of life. In fact, more than 80% of babies who weigh less than 2.2 pounds at birth will suffer from some type of apnea during their development. For babies weighing more than 2.3 pounds, but less than 5.5 pounds, the risk is only […]
December 21, 2016

Sleep Apnea in Infants is Rare, But It Is Something Parents Should Know About

Having an infant with sleep apnea is something that most parents do not need to deal with. However, if you are one of the few that do, it is important that you know all there is to know about it so that you can keep your child safe. Most instances of sleep apnea in infants are short and pass on […]