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.
April 25, 2017

Living Life with a Misaligned Jaw Does Not Have to be Difficult

Life with a misaligned jaw can be incredibly trying. There is a lot that can go wrong and a lot the you may have to deal with on a day to day basis. However, you do not have to live that way. There is a wide range of treatment solutions to remedy even the severest of problems. You do not […]
April 20, 2017

What to Know About an Overbite and How to Treat It

Having an overbite is a common affliction, influencing the lives of people all over the world. This is the most common malocclusion, far more common than the underbite, its companion. This can cause a wide variety of problems if not treated as quickly as can be. It is recommended that children visit an orthodontist before the age of seven to […]
April 15, 2017

An Underbite is a Treatable Condition

An underbite is a relatively simple, yet equally complex condition. Simply put, it is where the bottom jaw protrudes to a point where your bottom teeth actually overlap your top teeth. There are a wide variety of issues that can stem from this seemingly simple characteristic. Fortunately, though, there are also a variety of ways to solve it as well. […]
March 20, 2017

Non-Surgical Bite Correction for Misaligned Bites

Non-surgical bite correction is a term that refers to a spectrum of treatment options. These treatments allow a dentist to correct a misaligned bite without resorting to surgery. A patient with a bite that is not even—called a malocclusion—does not have to live with it. This can be corrected. And, surgery is not always needed. There are non-surgical techniques. With […]
March 14, 2017

Tooth Reshaping Can Help Restore Your Smile

Tooth reshaping is a process where a dental healthcare professional can alter the shape of the teeth. It is most commonly used in situations such as a tooth that is slightly longer. Having a tooth that is longer than neighboring teeth can cause discomfort in chewing or biting. Tooth reshaping is used for cosmetic purposes as well. For example, shortening […]
March 3, 2017

Bruxism Causes & Treatments

Bruxism is the medical term for grinding one’s teeth. Most often it occurs during sleep. It is a fairly common occurrence in adults and children. Some doctors estimate that as many as one out of every three children will have episodes of bruxism. This can happen on a regular basis at some point throughout their development. Frequently, someone who suffers […]
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, […]
June 10, 2014

Periodontal Disease Can Cause Oral Health Issues

Periodontal disease is known to cause cause serious oral health issues, including swollen gums, bleeding gums, chronic bad breath, or very sensitive teeth. Periodontal disease may develop just about any time, in many stages. If we understand the root causes and cures, we can better align toward good oral health. What Defines Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is simply, disease of […]
December 27, 2013

Affordable Dentistry

A lot of people will laugh at the thought of affordable dentistry saying that such a thing can’t possibly exist. I agree, extensive, complicated dental procedures are expensive however there are ways to avoid those expenses. Prevention is key! An Example of Affordable Dentistry Patient A goes to the dentist every six months for a professional cleaning and checkup. This […]
December 26, 2013

Cleaning Your Teeth With Braces

If you wear braces you know that you are going to have a beautiful straight smile at the end of the process. But how can you keep your smile clean and healthy while you are wearing braces? Brackets, wires, rubber bands and other appliances can attract food and plaque which needs to be carefully cleaned away. If you are wearing […]
December 18, 2013

What Your Oral Health Says About Your Wellness

Some have said that the mouth is the gateway to the body – this couldn’t be more true. All of the nutrients that our body needs to thrive pass through the mouth and affect the rest of the body. Poor oral health can also affect your overall wellness and relate to systemic health problems. Gum disease and diabetes have a […]
December 5, 2013

Prevent Tooth Decay

Yes, it is possible to prevent tooth decay! Tooth decay happens when the sugars and starches in our food stick to our teeth. These carbohydrates provide a feast for the bad oral bacteria that cause tooth decay. These bacteria secrete acids which soften dental enamel. The bacteria, acid and saliva combine to form a sticky plaque that adheres to the […]
November 26, 2013

Is It Better To Brush Or Floss First?

It seems like a simple thing – we tell everyone to brush and floss in order to keep their teeth healthy. But is it better to brush first and then floss, or should you floss first and then brush? I’m happy whenever my patients are flossing so I’m not going to complain about when! But for those of you who […]
November 8, 2013

Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Osteoporosis is a health condition that weakens bones and has a direct relationship to oral health. The disease, which mainly affects older women, can trigger dental health issues including loose teeth and tooth loss. Drugs used to treat osteoporosis may also affect the jaw bone. Loose teeth may be one of the first noticeable signs of bone loss in the […]
October 3, 2013

Excess Weight Raises Risk of Gum Disease

About one-third of the US population is overweight or obese, leading to significant health problems. Overweight is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers and gum disease. According to researcher Dr. Charlene Krejci, “We know that being overweight can affect many aspects of a person’s health. Now researchers suspect a link exists between obesity and gum […]
September 26, 2013

Choosing Dental Floss

Most dentists are really picky about what type of dental floss their patients choose – just as long as they are using it every day! There are lots of different choices of dental floss on the market and it can be a bit confusing but it all can be used to prevent gum disease. Nylon floss is the most common […]
September 18, 2013

Are You Sensitive?

Do you have sensitive teeth? Complaints about sensitivity are one of the most common reasons people seek dental treatment. Teeth become sensitive because the dentin, the inner part of the tooth made up of tiny tubules, has become exposed. These tubules lead straight to the nerve and when the tooth is exposed to heat, cold, air, sweet, sour, almost anything […]
August 20, 2013

World Flossing Record Broken in Ohio

I don’t know who thought up the idea that there should be a world record for the most number of people flossing on a single length of dental floss – but it does exist. Let me clarify that this is not as disgusting as it sounds – the single length of dental floss was huge and everyone got their own […]
August 10, 2013

Alzheimer's and Your Dental Health

Want to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease? A new study suggests that people with poor oral health or gum disease may be more likely to develop this devastating disease. The research examined brain samples from ten patients without dementia and ten patients who had suffered from dementia. The researchers found evidence of the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis in the […]
March 30, 2013

Easter Basket Alternatives

Easter is the season for sticky, gooey goodness in the form of Easter Baskets. Who doesn’t want to dive into that Easter Basket that is overflowing with marshmallow Peeps, chocolate bunnies and all sorts of other treats? Unfortunately,  eating too much of this stuff is bad for our health, waistline and our teeth. How about an Easter Basket alternative? Instead […]