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.
July 12, 2018

Preventing TMJ

Temporomandibular joint syndrome, or simply TMJ, is a serious problem for many people. Women between the ages of 18 to 44 are most likely to suffer from TMJ, but it can be diagnosed in both men and women of all ages. The condition is a problem of the jaw muscles and nerves that is the result of damage to the […]
July 5, 2018

TMJ & Ear Pain

No one wants to live in pain. Pain makes daily life more difficult in just about every way. Often people who suffer from headaches, ear pain, neck pain, and facial pain spend countless attempts at finding a treatment that works. What they don’t realize is that there’s a connection they might be missing. There’s a connection between TMJ & ear […]
June 25, 2018

What You Need to Know about TMJ

Many people talk about TMJ when they think of jaw issues, but few people actually understand what it really means. Mark Levy DDS wants to make sure that you understand what you need to know about TMJ to treat it effectively. The term TMJ actually stands for the temporo-mandibular joint. That joint is what makes you able to open your […]
June 18, 2018

TMJ Treatment Options

TMJ is temporomandibular joint syndrome and is a disorder that impacts the muscles and nerves of the jaw.  When the joint that connects the jaw to the skull is injured it can lead to pain and popping of the jaw during chewing.  TMJ can also cause swelling, headaches, and joint dislocation. Many people who suffer from TMJ often wonder if […]
June 11, 2018

Basic TMJ Facts

TMJ is also known as temporomandibular joint syndrome. It is a disorder resulting from an injury to the joint that connects your jaw to your skull.  This joint is located in front of each ear and allows you to talk and chew.  This disorder targets the muscles and nerves of the joint. It can cause pain while chewing as well as […]
February 17, 2017

Cosmetic Dentures and their Newfound Popularity

Cosmetic dentures can be seen everywhere – or can they? Sure they can, but they look so much like your real teeth, you probably can’t tell they are dentures. Did you ever notice someone who is a little older looking considerably younger? They may be recipients of cosmetic dentures. Cosmetic dentures can be complete, immediate, upper only, lower only, overdentures, […]
June 29, 2016

Is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Genetic? Clues From New Research

TMJ, or disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint, is a common set of conditions in the U.S. Symptoms of TMJ disorders are pain in the jaw, lack of mobility in the jaw, hearing a “click” or other kind of noise when you move your jaw muscles, headaches or migraines, and muscle stiffness. We may refer to TMJ disorder as though it […]
June 22, 2016

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ): What Does Science Tell Us?

TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, is often referred to as a single condition, but can have many possible causes. Scientifically speaking, TMJ is not the disease itself, but the name of the temporomandibular joint in the jaw. This joint connects the two jaw bones on either side and the surrounding tissue and ligaments. It allows for movement of the mouth […]
June 8, 2016

TMJ Disorder Home Remedies and Treatment Options

TMJ disorder can be a painful and frustrating problem. When your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is out of alignment it can affect your whole face, even making it difficult and uncomfortable to chew and talk. Many people who experience TMJ disorders are faced with headaches due to the constant contraction of muscles around the joint. The body overcompensates for the muscle […]
May 18, 2016

TMJ Exercise to Relieve Pain and Tension Associated with TMJ Disorders

TMJ disorders affect more than 15% of Americans according to the American Dental Association. TMJ disorders causes facial pain, jaw pain, headaches, and ear aches as a direct result of the temporomandibular joint not working correctly. The joint that connects your lower jaw impacts all areas of your face. When it isn’t functioning properly then these areas can become painful. […]
February 24, 2016

TMJ Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Options, and Prevention

TMJ disorders occur when there is a problem with your temporomandibular joint, also known as TMJ. The TMJ is the joint that connects your jawbone to your skull in a hinge like fashion. Having a TMJ disorder can greatly impact your life by affecting your ability to chew, yawn, and even speak comfortably. The symptoms for TMJ disorders can vary […]
September 28, 2015

TMJ Can Cause a Lot of Pain in Your Jaw, Is Your Pain from TMJ?

There are a lot of problems that can come from TMJ, also known as the temporomandibular joint. This specific joint is where your jaw hinges and connects to your skull. When this joint is inflamed, injured, weak, or otherwise not working properly, you could end up with a lot of pain that can change how much quality of life you […]
September 1, 2015

How to avoid getting TMJ

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is the joint that connects your lower jaw to the bones of your skull.  This joint, when functioning properly, allows you to talk, chew, yawn and other similar activities.  When problems arise surrounding this joint it can cause these activities to become extremely painful. What Causes TMJ Disorders It isn’t clear what causes TMJ disorders, but […]
August 11, 2015

Treatment Options for TMJ

The joint that keeps your jaw hinged to your skull is your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint. This joint gets a lot of use during one’s lifetime, and it can end up causing pain if that joint is not lined up just right during use. Pain in your TMJ can be the symptom of a much bigger problem, and it can […]
July 8, 2015

TMJ in Children

TMJ disorders affect the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull.  This can cause soreness and tightness in the jaw that can make chewing, smiling and even breathing painful and difficult.  The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, can cause pain in the jaw and face as well as the head and neck.  This can also cause popping or clicking […]
June 9, 2015

The Basic Facts about TMJ

TMJ, also known as temporomandibular joint syndrome, is a disorder caused by injury to the joint that connects your jaw to your skull.  This joint is located in front of each ear and allows you to talk and chew.  This disorder targets the muscles and nerves of the joint and can cause pain while chewing as well as a clicking […]
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, […]
December 21, 2013

Chewing Gum Causing Headaches?

It seems crazy – chewing too much gum can cause severe headaches. But research carried out at Tel Aviv University, and published in Pediatric Neurology, looked at the connection between chronic headaches and teen gum chewing habits. Thirty teenagers were grouped according to how much time they spent chewing gum each day. All of the groups were asked to completely stop […]
June 25, 2013

Sleep Apnea and Jaw Pain

Researchers from the University of North Carolina have found evidence that obstructive sleep apnea can be linked to TMJ disorders that cause jaw pain. Previous studies have linked sleep apnea to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes. Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) may be caused by poor bite, clenching or grinding teeth, arthritis and now, sleep apnea. TMJ problems […]
September 27, 2011

The Truth About Toothache

When a patient calls with a “toothache” the detective work begins. While the top reasons for toothache are cavities or gum disease there are other causes for oral pain. A thorough examination, including x-rays, is needed to diagnose the cause of the pain. Usually our examination will show obvious dental decay or an abscess that is the cause of the […]