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.
November 26, 2018

Does Medicare Cover Oral Devices for Sleep Apnea?

When you suffer from sleep apnea, you know relief is of the utmost importance. It is not only a matter of getting a better night’s sleep, but also a matter of improving your health. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is known to increase blood pressure. It has also been linked to a number of other cardiovascular problems. That is why […]
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. […]
March 9, 2016

TMJ: Causes of Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders

TMJ is a term that encompasses disorders of the temporomandibular joint and surrounding muscles. It can cause pain, discomfort, and dysfunction, in the jaw joint and muscled surrounding the joint. It’s estimated that over 10 million Americans suffer from some form of TMJ, though the number could be much higher as many people go undiagnosed. Many people who suffer from […]
March 2, 2016

TMJ Syndrome: What Symptoms Are Cause for Concern?

TMJ syndrome occurs when the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connecting your jaw and your skull becomes injured or damaged in some way. The joint and the muscles surrounding the joint must all work seamlessly together in order to create the smooth gliding hinge motion that allows our jaws to operate efficiently. When this joint and the surrounding muscles are not functioning […]
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 […]
December 14, 2015

CPAP Alternatives

Is there a CPAP Alternative when it comes to sleep apnea?  The CPAP machine with the face mask has been the most widely recommended treatment for almost all those diagnosed with sleep apnea.  But what happens if you can’t, won’t or don’t get used to wearing the mask at night?  What are your options?  Let’s look at some safe CPAP […]
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 […]
August 31, 2014

What are TMJ Disorders?

TMJ Disorders, medically referred to as temporomandibular joint disorders, generalize the problems that affect the jaw joint. These problems may range from jaw pain to altered jaw joint movements. The jaw joint is located very close to and in front of the ear canal, and it links the jaw bone to the skull, close to the temple. There are several […]
May 27, 2014

What Causes TMJ?

If you suffer from TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, it is important to get to the root of the problem. Understanding why you experience pain or discomfort is important, so that you can address the problem, rather than treating the symptoms. Symptoms can range from chronic pain or clicking noises when you move your mouth, to headaches or chronic earaches. […]
May 4, 2011

Chronic Headaches Can Be Caused By TMJ Dysfunction

Headaches are a common reason for doctor visits leading to invasive tests, referrals to specialists and many times, no diagnosis. It is frustrating for patients to discover that physicians cannot pinpoint the reason for the intense pain that plagues them. While the causes of many headache episodes are never found, a lucky few find their way to a neuromuscular dentist. […]
July 16, 2010

Basic Self-Help for TMJ Pain

There are many causes for temporomandibular joint dysfunction and, treatment for the disorder will vary for each individual.  Until you can visit your neuromuscular dentist for diagnosis and treatment here are some ideas to help relieve your discomfort. Do NOT chew gum. Apply cold packs. Apply an ice pack to the side of your face for 10 minutes (wrap in […]
March 18, 2010

OraVerse Columbus

OraVerse is scientifically proven to reduce the time you are numb from dental anesthetic in half the time allowing you to get back to your day.
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 […]