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 6, 2015

What to Expect after Getting a Dental Implant

It is very important to make it to all of your dental visits during the dental implant procedure.  Your dental care provider will give you instructions on caring for the site during the process.  After your dental implant is in place, you will care for it just as you would any of your other teeth.  You will want to continue […]
February 3, 2015

Dental Implant Procedure

While the process of getting a dental implant may seem complicated, it is actually fairly simple.  The first thing you and your dental care provider will discuss is the exact type of dental implant that will work best for you.  They will then advise you of the process in detail. There are two main phases of getting a dental implant.  […]
January 30, 2015

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

A dental implant is a permanent replacement for a missing tooth.  Opting to get a dental implant instead of the less invasive crown or bridge might seem like a scary decision.  However, with the right dental care provider and knowledge, you can understand what this choice will mean for you and the future of your mouth. What is a Dental […]
November 25, 2014

Dental Implants

There is a lot of talk about the benefits of dental implants going around. Some people claim that these devices are so good that they can last the rest of a person’s life. Well, for those considering the procedure, the good news is that the talk is true! With proper care and solid healing, dental implants really can last for […]
November 7, 2014

What are the Types of Dental Implants?

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are placed into your jaw.  These implants will hold a replacement prosthetic tooth or bridge that is designed to be a long lasting replacement for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to disease, injury, or any number of other reasons. There are two primary types of dental implants.  Based on […]
September 23, 2014

What Are the Types of Dental Implants

There are numerous different types of dental implants available to those needing to fill in where a tooth, or perhaps many teeth, no longer resides. Each type of implant has its own use, and offers different benefits, depending on the type of situation you currently face. These four types of implants have been used for many years, although some of […]
September 16, 2014

How to Care for Dental Implants

Going through and getting dental implants can be a very effective way to replace lost or missing teeth and regaining that beautiful smile you want to show the world. However, since they are not your real teeth, steps need to be taken to ensure you are caring for your dental implants properly. While they may look and feel just like […]
August 12, 2014

Caring for Dental Implants

If you have dental implants scheduled, it is a good idea to understand the healing process as well as the care that will be needed following your procedure. You’ll want to take the best possible care of your new permanent teeth. Here are some general tips to help you along the way. The Healing of Dental Implants As with any […]
August 5, 2014

Permanent Tooth Replacement

Dental implants are a permanent solution for tooth replacement. As opposed to traditional prosthetics that require support from healthy teeth or gum ridges, dental implants are surgically implanted into the jaw bone. Once it is restored with a prosthetic, an implant looks and feels natural. While traditional bridges, partials, and dentures need to be replaced periodically, dental implants offer lifetime […]
June 17, 2014

Treatment for Missing Teeth

Gum disease is the main cause of adult tooth loss. Infection of the gums, called gum disease or periodontal disease, can lead to deterioration of gums and jawbone, which are supporting structures for teeth. Eventually, the bone surrounding teeth will erode, then teeth loosen and fall out of the mouth. Teeth may also be missing due to congenital defects, injuries, […]
May 20, 2014

What Are Dental Implants?

When it comes to replacing broken or missing teeth, many people opt to receive dental implants. It is highly recommended by dentists to immediately correct or replace teeth damaged by decay or accident in order to prevent further damage or misalignment to the remaining teeth. Dental implants have successfully replaced dentures that were commonly used for decades. The technological advances […]
September 13, 2013

Study Boosts Dental Implants

Two large international clinical studies have shown that dental implants perform just as well as we thought! These long-lasting and safe replacements for missing teeth were found to perform even better than we had previously thought. These clinical studies looked at more than 1,000 implants in Europe, the US, and Australia. The researchers found implant survival rates of 98% with […]
December 26, 2012

Cavities in Later Years

Lots of people find that when they get older, those golden years bring lots of new cavities. Why would you suddenly start getting cavities when you are in your 60’s or 70’s? Most of the time you can blame your medications! One side effect of many medications, including those for allergies, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pain, anxiety or depression […]
October 31, 2012

When You Need a Root Canal

You’ve just been told you need a root canal but you aren’t really sure what the procedure is and why it is necessary. Here’s a little more information to help you understand your situation. Your dentist might suggest that you need a root canal to save a tooth that otherwise might be lost. Root canals are needed when the pulp […]
February 3, 2012

What To Do When You Lose A Tooth

People seem to think that losing a tooth is unusual but it’s not. Dentists fight to save teeth every day but sometimes we just can’t win the battle. Almost 70% of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth and even more surprising, at age 74 more than a quarter of the people […]
November 22, 2011

Your Smile After Your 50th Birthday

Once you pass your 50th birthday you begin to notice some changes in your body. Your metabolism runs a little slower so you can’t eat like you used to. Body parts that you never thought much about start to twinge or ache.  This is also a time where we notice some oral health changes. If you have been brushing, flossing […]
April 1, 2011

Root Canal Awareness Week

The American Association of Endodontists published a survey that showed that 70 percent of American fear losing a natural tooth – the same percentage that fear root canals, the procedure that can save that same natural tooth. Most of the fear of root canals is based on outdated ideas of the treatment.  Almost 90 percent of patients who had undergone […]
August 26, 2010

George Washington's Dentures

“What were George Washington’s false teeth made of?” is a common trivia question.  Find the answer at the National Museum of Dentistry located in Baltimore, Maryland.  The museum hardly considers the question trivial however, the dentures worn by our first President are the star exhibit at the museum.  They are not carved of wood as many visitors guess, but are […]