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 26, 2019

Can Dentists Treat Sleep Apnea?

You may have heard about oral appliances as one of the weapons in the fight against sleep apnea. You may wonder if a dentists can treat sleep apnea. In short, yes, a dentist who has been designated as qualified by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine can treat sleep apnea. This designation means that the dentist is able to […]
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 15, 2019

Do Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea Work?

If you are asking about dental devices for sleep apnea, there is a good chance you or someone you care about has the condition. Maybe the CPAP (constant positive air pressure) machine was just too uncomfortable and interfered with sleep.  To understand if dental apparatus will help with sleep apnea, let’s take a closer look at what sleep apnea is […]
January 30, 2019

Urological Problems in Men Linked to Sleep Apnea

Recent studies show that there may be a connection between sleep apnea and men’s urological problems such as urinary tract and bladder problems, erectile dysfunction, infertility issues, and depression. It’s important that doctors and patients understand the possible correlation for prompt referral and treatment. Researching Sleep Apnea and Urological Problems The study, published in Your Sexual Medicine Journal, included 124 […]
January 25, 2019

Sleep Apnea Treatments Help with Stroke Victims

Obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA, is a potentially deadly sleeping disorder. Studies examine how this sleep disorder, which causes a cessation of breathing during sleep, affects those with other conditions. Late in 2018 researchers focused their attention on stroke victims who suffer with OSA. This large study found that beginning OSA treatment as soon as possible after either […]
January 18, 2019

Sleep Apnea Test for People with Epilepsy

Sleep apnea is a serious condition for thousands of Americans. The disorder causes breaks in breathing while the sufferer is asleep. This results in a drop in oxygen levels which, in turn, leads to other health problems. Untreated sleep apnea can ultimately lead to death. Not only is the disorder bad for your health, but it also results in increased […]
January 11, 2019

Serotonin Activity and Sleep Apnea

We all know the dangers of sleep apnea. The exhaustion from not sleeping properly can impact driving, job performance, concentration, and so much more. It also has a physical impact on our bodies as shown with our blood pressure, as well as heart and brain function. This potentially deadly sleep disorder is no joke and scientists know it. Research in […]
December 21, 2018

Can Sleep Apnea Affect Pregnancy?

Can sleep apnea affect pregnancy or is there really nothing to worry about? The truth is, sleep apnea can affect a pregnancy. It can cause issues for the mom, and if the problem is severe enough, it can pose a risk to the fetus as well. If you are pregnant and struggling to sleep, you may want to consider getting […]
December 19, 2018

Sleep Apnea and Depression

Many who struggle with depression do not even realize they may have issues with their sleep. However, these two conditions are more closely related than people realize. If you do not get solid sleep each night, it can leave you feeling run down and depressed. The longer this cycle goes on, the worse those feelings can become. Recent studies have […]
December 13, 2018

How Effective Are Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea?

Have you ever asked yourself, just how effective are dental devices for sleep apnea treatment? If so, then know that you are not alone. This is a relatively common question, and for good reason. There are many places where you can go to find an appliance that sits in your mouth. However, you have to be careful. If you buy […]
December 10, 2018

CPAP Dangers

Dangers of CPAP Use Increase When Sleep Apnea Goes Without Proper Treatment There are many CPAP risks that one should be aware of if you ever face the diagnosis of sleep apnea. Plus, there are also many treatment options you have, outside of using a CPAP machine. While these machines have helped many with apnea get better, safer sleep, they […]
November 19, 2018

Can Dental Problems Cause Sleep Apnea?

If you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, you may think of it as just a breathing or sleeping problem. But, for some people, it can be much more. There may be other underlying problems that can lead to the dangerous disorder, such as dental problems. Let’s take a look at just what OSA is and how dental problems contribute […]
November 12, 2018

Do Mouthpieces Help with Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that goes well beyond some sleepless nights due to snoring. Statistics show it’s a problem that affects nearly 22 million Americans. Eighty percent of cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea go undiagnosed. So, if they are not diagnosed, they are obviously not being treated, which can lead to serious issues. But now, […]
November 5, 2018

Do Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea Work?

If you can’t sleep through the night due to sleep apnea or you keep others awake because of it, chances are you’ve been to the doctor and may have even tried a CPAP machine. For many people, these machines are ineffective, leaving them right where they started. But, there are other forms of therapy that can help. There are dental […]
May 31, 2018

Sleep Study Hilliard

If you are in need of a sleep study, Hilliard dentist Mark Levy, DDS, can help. He and his staff are very experienced with the nuances of both sleep studies and sleep problems. They know how to check your sleep patterns and diagnose issues with your sleep, such as sleep apnea. You never want to just live with problems like […]
April 30, 2018

Sleep Disturbances in Women with PCOS

Were you aware that women who suffered from PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, were more likely to struggle with sleep disturbances? It is true, according to several research studies. Since PCOS can affect the psychological, reproductive, and metabolic health of women, sleep disturbances are a natural effect as well. When the research results were in, the scientists found that the […]
March 29, 2018

Cavefish Help Researchers Better Understand Human Sleep Disorders

Researchers have been learning a lot about human sleep disorders by watching and testing a specific variety of cavefish native to the waters of northeast Mexico. People have been fascinated with these fish for years. However, in a recent discovery, new information showed up that gave the researchers a lot of insight about sleep. No one expected to learn much […]
February 28, 2018

Investigators Blame Sleep Apnea for Two Devastating Train Crashes

The sleep apnea epidemic is quickly growing out of control. The National Transportation Safety Board is reporting that people are falling asleep at the wheel across the country. Two New York City commuter train crashes may be a direct result of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. This condition repeatedly disrupts sleep upwards of hundreds of times per night. As a result, […]
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 […]
January 26, 2018

Sleep Is Important for Good Health

Do you get enough sleep to actually be healthy, or don’t you know? Most people do not get enough sleep, and because of it, their health suffers. There are only a few people who truly understand the correlation between how much rest you get and the overall health of your body. When you do not get sufficient rest at night, […]