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 7, 2015

Intravenous Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry is used to help people who are anxious about having dental work done feel more at ease during their procedures.  Millions of Americans face anxiety on various levels when it comes to having dental work done.  As a result, dentists have found a way to help their patients have good experiences while in their care.  While there are […]
February 10, 2015

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry is helping people get back into the dentist’s chair.  Millions of Americans avoid the dentist each year for various reasons.  For some, the reason is fear.  For others it may be the discomfort.  It is estimated that 75 million Americans have some degree of dental fear.  This fear has led them to stop seeking routine dental care which […]
July 8, 2014

Sedation Dentistry Makes Dental Procedures Achievable

Sedation dentistry is reaching high levels of popularity in recent years due to its ability to relax patients while having dental procedures completed that they would otherwise greatly fear. Whether it is a procedure to handle oral pain, to correct a crooked smile or to have regular biannual cleanings completed, this painless option makes it possible to not only not […]
February 2, 2013

Reasons People Avoid Dental Appointments

People have lots of reasons for avoiding dental appointments? What’s yours? Some people think oral health isn’t very important (check the science – oral health is crucial). Others experience anxiety or fear about dental visits. Lots of people feel that they can’t go to the dentist because they don’t have dental insurance – not true. Whatever the reason, regular dental […]
August 18, 2012

Should You Trust Online Health Information?

Most people look for goods and services online these days – including searching for information on their healthcare. But can you trust online health information? It depends upon the source. Information from the Mayo Clinic or Cleveland Clinic websites is probably trustworthy. The stuff you find on cheapohealthcare.com, maybe you might want to think twice. Online message boards are popular […]
May 11, 2012

Why Skipping Dental Appointments Can Affect Your Health

Skipping out on making that appointment for your dental hygiene visit? If you think that the worst that will happen is fuzzy teeth then you need to continue reading. There are several health benefits that go along with your regular dental visit that might surprise you. Most of us go to the dentist at least once a year. A survey […]
March 29, 2012

The Link We Don't Think About

We know they are linked but we don’t usually think about it, I mean the connection between oral health and colon health. Research from England has shown that the oral bacteria responsible for gum disease can also play a role in the development of colon cancer. More work is needed to confirm the link but it seems that the bacteria […]
March 3, 2012

Fearless Dentistry

Can you learn to be fearless about dental appointments? About 5% of adults in the U.S. suffer from severe fear of the dentist and countless others experience mild to moderate anxiety before their appointments. Swedish researchers have found that optimism on the part of the patient and humorous interactions with the dentist and dental office staff are an important part […]
January 30, 2012

Why Do A Root Canal?

Why do you need a root canal? For most people it is because a tooth has been damaged by decay or accident. Root canal therapy works to heal the inside structure of the tooth which has been damaged and infected. The pulp inside your tooth is made up of of arteries, veins, nerves and lymphatic vessels. This  is what gives […]
January 3, 2012

Dropping New Year's Resolutions

How many New Year’s resolutions did you make? Three days later how many have dropped by the wayside? Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US so prevention should be on your list of resolutions for 2012. Resolve to get your teeth professionally cleaned on a regular schedule and you’ll be helping your heart health without […]
December 20, 2011

Quitting Smoking Smart Resolution for the New Year

For smokers it is probably the resolution they make every New Year. Quitting smoking offers all sorts of health benefits and it is well known that smoking contributes to harmful bacteria in the mouth that are responsible for gum disease.  Scientists have also known that when smokers quit, the microbe population in their mouths change.  What they didn’t know was […]
November 29, 2011

News Article Highlights Dental Fears and Solutions

Feeling fearful and anxious about going to the dentist is a huge problem for some people and an article in the Columbus Dispatch talks about how dental professionals can help anxious patients get the treatment they need. About 25% of fearful patients have reported having a bad experience in the dental chair as the reason for their anxiety. Other patients […]
October 14, 2011

Healthy Gums Important for Diabetic Patients

Even though the importance of healthy gums for diabetic patients has been well documented a new report in the British Dental Journal has confirmed that most diabetes patients do not understand the link. Researchers surveyed adults visiting a diabetes clinic and discovered that only 13% of participants knew that swollen or tender gums could be affected by diabetes and vice-versa […]
September 1, 2011

No More Drilling for a Filling?

The sound of the dentist drill. One of the things that people complain (and joke about) when visiting the dental office.  Researchers in England have discovered a new way to treat cavities that may do away with the high pitched whine of the dental drill in the future. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria which live in your mouth. Keeping […]
February 1, 2011

Sedation Dentistry May Be The Answer

Fear of dentists is a popular topic for TV comedians. If you suffer from dental anxiety, however, you know that it is no laughing matter. Some studies suggest that up to 75% of the population experiences some type of anxiety over dental visits. For most patients this is merely mild anxiety but some people delay or avoid dental treatment for […]
December 24, 2010

Fluoride Protects Against Tooth Decay

In the US more than $50 billion is spent each year on the treatment of cavities and tooth decay is a major public health problem worldwide. Prevention of cavities has made great strides over the past several decades. Fluoride added to toothpaste, mouthwash and municipal water supplies has proven to be one of the most effective ways to prevent decay. […]
October 19, 2010

Dental Care for Anxious Patients

As many as 20% of patients who don’t make regular trips to the dentist cite the fear of dentists as the primary reason why they don’t seek regular dental treatment. Since it is so important for patients to receive regular dental care for overall health, here at StoneRidge Dental we try to encourage our patients to keep their regular dental […]
October 12, 2010

Halloween – A Scary Time for Teeth

Halloween is almost here with the cute kids in costumes and the not-so-cute bowl of  Halloween goodies lurking by the front door.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)  has provided recommendations to help preserve children’ s teeth in October and throughout the year.  These suggestions work for everyone – not just the kids! Avoid chewy treats that stick to […]
October 6, 2010

A Clean Mouth is A Sexy Mouth According to Survey

Based on a new survey conducted by Waterpik a clean mouth is a turn-on.  The survey suggested that partners preferred good oral hygiene over date night standards such as dimming the lights, candles, wearing perfume or listening to mood music.  According to Kelton Research “the results of this study reinforced some of what we already knew- that most consumers simply […]
September 23, 2010

Kids Dental Checkups – In Kentucky it's the Law

Kentucky has long been a state with poor dental health – in 2002 it had the worst rate of toothlessness in adults 65 or older.  That may be starting to change.  A new law requires proof of a dental exam or screening by January 1st of the first year children enter school. Dr. Ann Greenwell of the University of Louisville […]