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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 […]
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 […]
May 25, 2018

When You Need a Sleep Study, Columbus Dentist, Mark Levy, DDS, Can Help

When you want to get a sleep study, Columbus dentist Mark Levy, DDS, is here to help. He and the experienced professionals at his office can help you get the study done so you can see what type of sleep issues you may suffer from. There are many important facts obtained during a sleep study. One of the most common […]
May 18, 2018

CPAP Alternative Hilliard

If you are looking for a CPAP alternative, Hilliard dentist Mark Levy, DDS, is where you want to turn. He specializes in helping people get CPAP alternatives all around Hilliard and the surrounding areas. It is very important that if you suffer from sleep apnea, that you get treatment. The longer you go without treating your sleep apnea, the more […]
May 11, 2018

CPAP Alternative Columbus

If you are in search of a CPAP alternative, Columbus dental specialist Dr. Mark Levy, DDS, is ready and willing to help. He provides a lot of patients with alternatives to CPAP machines that allow them to breathe better at night and get deeper levels of sleep. Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition. It can not only ruin your […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 31, 2018

Sleep Problems Blamed for Two Train Accidents

Sleep problems are often blamed for feeling unfocused, tired, and unenergetic. In the case of two commuter train accidents in New York City, however, sleep problems are being blamed for a number of injuries and one death. According to an investigation conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the engineers on the trains had undiagnosed sleep disorders. These disorders […]
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 […]
March 23, 2018

Skipping Sleep in People with Chronic Kidney Disease Can Become Problematic

People who struggle with chronic kidney disease often find themselves skipping sleep, both voluntarily and involuntarily. Their struggles leave them facing numerous sleep disorders, which can hamper their ability to get solid sleep each night. The effects that kidney disease can have on sleep are well documented in many cases. Many sleep disorders coincide with multiple stages of kidney disease, […]
March 17, 2018

Skipping Sleep Has a Number of Negative Effects

Many of us are guilty of skipping sleep every now and then. While we may not be pulling all-nighters like we did in college before a major exam, we still don’t always get those eight hours of recommended sleep. We’re either too busy or too distracted to get a solid night’s sleep. It might seem that a quick nap later […]
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 23, 2018

Genetics Play a Role in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, also known as OSAS, is a dangerous sleep disorder. It affects millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds. This condition decreases quality of life while increasing risk for serious and sometimes fatal health issues. The National Institute of Health is now saying that OSAS occurs as frequently as adult diabetes. Due to the quantity of […]
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 […]
February 9, 2018

Treating Sleep Apnea in Individuals Who Suffer From Epilepsy Reduces Seizures

Epilepsy and sleep apnea are two dangerous conditions. Studies have long shown the hazards of both conditions. Now, new research suggests there may be some crossover between the two. Research shows the harmful effects sleep apnea can have on various bodily systems including the brain. The reduced oxygen and lack of sleep often result in excessive daytime tiredness, difficulties with […]
January 31, 2018

AI Algorithm Monitors Sleep with Radio Waves

Research has found a non-invasive way to monitor how people sleep using an AI algorithm instead of intrusive monitors. For years, people have had to endure sleep tests with wires and electrodes all over. This is part of why some people will not go in and get diagnosed with any type of sleeping disorders. However, that is all about to […]