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.
January 2, 2014

Change Your Appearance With FOY Dentures

It may sound to good to be true but a new set of dentures can make you look years younger. The art and science of dentistry combine to create Strickland FOY Dentures. Neuromuscular dentistry (NMD) is a special field of dentistry that deals with the muscles and joints that surround our teeth. Using the precise measurements obtained in a computerized […]
August 28, 2012

Chewing Sugarless Gum Great for Teeth

Remember when chewing gum was bad for you? Not anymore! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, as well as the American Dental Association have endorsed the use of chewing gums containing xylitol and sorbitol.  New research shows that the use of such chewing gum can have a positive effect on the reduction of dental plaque. Researcher Rosalien Keukenmeester from the Department […]
August 7, 2012

Is Neuromuscular Dentistry for You?

Neuromuscular dentistry has helped many people resolve their chronic pain, but is neuromuscular dentistry right for you? A neuromuscular dentist is specially trained to understand the complex relationship between the jaw joint (TMJ), muscles, teeth and basically the entire neuromuscular system. Many patients come to a neuromuscular dentist after they have visited many other specialists seeking help for their chronic […]
October 11, 2011

Cellphones, Tinnitus and Your Jaw

Living with your cellphone glued to your ear has now been linked to tinnitus. No, the ringing you may hear is not another call coming in but is a persistent noise or buzzing in the ears called tinnitus. Studies are now showing that people who have been using cellphones for at least four years for 10 minutes a day are […]
September 9, 2011

Migraines May Be Malocclusion

About 45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year robbing them of time at work, school or with their families. Attempting to discover the reason for the headaches can be a long, frustrating process which often leads to many visits to physicians and specialists without receiving a diagnosis. Continual headaches or migraines, especially in the morning, may be a sign […]
August 25, 2011

The Daily Grind May Be Causing Your Headaches

This is the longest recession in modern history and almost everyone has experienced increased levels of stress. One sign of this stress that we are seeing more frequently is a condition called bruxism, or teeth grinding. Patients clench or grind their teeth, usually at night during sleep, so they don’t even realize they are doing it until a tooth breaks […]
August 6, 2011

Migraine Headaches May Reveal Dental Problem

Migraine headaches have been in the news lately and there have been many discussions about just how debilitating these headaches can be. Many migraine  sufferers never discover the reason they get hit with these painful headaches they only know that time is lost from work, family and relaxation. One often overlooked reason for migraine headache is tooth grinding during sleep. […]
July 29, 2011

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Clenching our jaws and grinding our teeth is often blamed on stress but many times the cause is not easily found. Most people who grind their teeth do so during sleep and may not even realize they are doing it until a bed partner comments on the noise or a visit to the dentist shows wearing of the teeth. Because […]
June 10, 2011

The Jaw Joint is a Frequent Cause of Headache Pain

About 45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year robbing them of time at work, school or with their families. More people complain about headaches than any other medical condition and attempting to discover the reason for the headaches often leads to many visits to physicians and specialists without receiving a diagnosis. Migraines or frequent, continual headaches may be a […]
May 12, 2011

College Kids Need the Dentist Too

Classes are winding down at colleges and universities all over the country. If you’ve got a child in college they will soon be home for the summer. While most students joke about the “Freshman 15” weight gain that can occur when they leave home and indulge all their unhealthy eating choices, at the office we typically see “Freshman Cavities”. Students […]
November 29, 2010

Sleep Apnea Screening and Your Dentist

At your next dental appointment you may be asked some questions that your dentist has never asked before.  Among these questions: Do you snore? Do you feel tired all day long? Ever fallen asleep while driving? Do you wake up with headaches and a sore throat? Answering yes to several of the screening questions similar to the ones listed may […]
October 28, 2010

Facial Changes Linked to CPAP Use

A small study out of Japan recently showed that using nasal CPAP for just three years showed changes in the jaws and teeth.  The lead author of the study, Dr. Hiroko Tsuda noted that “the whole front area of the maxilla was pushed back…” and that “these changes may affect the profile, tongue space and OSA symptoms”.  This study has […]
July 14, 2010

Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is your jaw joint.  It is the hinge that connects your lower jaw to the upper part ofour skull.  The joint is extremely complex and flexible allowing movement both up and down and side to side.  This allows us to talk, chew, yawn with a wide range of motion.  The muscles surrounding the joint control the […]
April 15, 2010

Headache Pain

The cause of many headache episodes is not always the dreaded “migraine”.  Often headache patients have spent years going from doctor to doctor trying to find a cure for their pain.   The answer for many of these headache sufferers can be proper diagnosis and treatment for their temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly known as TMJ or TMD. The temporomandibular joint is […]
March 6, 2010

Neuromuscular Dentistry Columbus

Neuromuscular Dentistry – Stress and Teeth Grinding COLUMBUS, OH – These are stressful times – and people exhibit this stress in different ways.  One of the most common is clenching and grinding your teeth.  This is called bruxism and most patients never realize that they are grinding their teeth until it causes painful problems. Should you be concerned that you […]