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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.
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 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 […]
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, […]
December 20, 2017

Daylight Saving Time is an Opportunity to Improve Sleep Patterns

Sleep patterns are exactly what they sound like; our patterns of sleep. Sometimes referred to as a chronotype, your sleep pattern is what places you into the “night owl” or “early bird” category. While it is possible that genetics can play a role in sleep patterns, more often than not they’re based on the sleep habits of each individual. This […]
December 15, 2017

The Connection between Menopause, Sleep, and Sleep Apnea

Many women experience difficulties sleeping as they go through menopause, with good reason. This prominent life shift involves physical, psychological, and hormonal changes. Studies now hint that menopause and sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, may have some sort of connection. Researchers now think that women who experience extreme menopause symptoms may be at a higher risk […]
December 11, 2017

Hot Flashes May Increase Risk for Sleep Apnea and other Heart Issues

It seems that the war on sleep disorders such as sleep apnea is much larger than anyone ever anticipated. New studies are constantly showing us that this extremely dangerous disorder can impact our lives and bodies in ways we never realized. The most recent study hints at a connection between certain menopausal women and sleep apnea. This link is extremely […]
December 4, 2017

Sleep Apnea May Have Been a Factor in California Bus Crash

Undiagnosed sleep apnea is extremely dangerous. This is true not only for the individual suffering from the sleep disorder, but for others as well. Many people don’t realize the impact that sleep apnea can have on their lives and the lives of those around them. The truth is, this sleep disorder is far more dangerous than you may realize. Individuals […]
November 30, 2017

Snoring Can Kill You If You Do Not Get It Treated

Snoring is certainly annoying, but did you know that it can actually lead to death if it’s not treated? Snoring makes it difficult to get a good night’s sleep, and that can lead to a number of different types of long-term damage. Without at least six hours of good sleep every night, the risk of a number of conditions such […]
November 27, 2017

Sleep Issues Are Hard to Detect

There are tons of people out there who struggle with sleep issues, but do not realize it. It is said that as many as 22 million people in the United States alone have sleep apnea. However, 90% of that 22 million is totally unaware that they have any type of a problem. Do you have issues sleeping that leave you […]
November 20, 2017

Three Sleep Apnea Signs You Need to Be Aware Of

Only a small percentage of the population is aware of the most common sleep apnea signs. This is often because sleep apnea is not seen as a large enough problem to worry about. The truth is, sleep apnea is a problematic condition to have. If not treated properly, it can lead to a wide variety of problems with your health. […]
November 17, 2017

Sleep Problems for Ryan Jensen

There are many different types of sleep problems out there, one of which is sleep apnea. If you are a fan of the Baltimore Ravens, you likely know about center Ryan Jensen’s diagnosis with sleep apnea. According to Jensen, he knew something was not right. However, he did not expect sleep problems to be the cause of the issues he […]
November 13, 2017

Regulators Scrap Plan to Test for Sleep Apnea

In March of 2016, two different agencies within the Transportation Department put together a plan to test for sleep apnea in many of the country’s transportation professionals. The goal was to test both truckers and professional train operators for a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. This type of sleep apnea is one of the leading causes of preventable crashes. By […]
November 10, 2017

Sleep Disorders Often Go Undetected for Many

Many people struggle with sleep disorders but do not know it. They think of a million reasons why they are not getting solid sleep at night. However, very few of them actually think there may be something wrong with how they sleep. Sleep disorders are not the easiest of things to diagnose, and often require a person to go through […]
October 23, 2017

Muscle, Not Brain May be Key in Treating Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders have eluded scientists for decades. However, as technology advances, so does our understanding of these dangerous conditions. A deeper understanding of what causes sleep disorders allows us to treat them more effectively. Mark Levy DDS has been helping patients fight the good fight for years when it comes to sleep disorders. He and his staff are expertly trained […]
October 11, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Children may be Detectible by Monitoring Oxygen Levels

Sleep apnea in children is a terrifying fear for any parent. This is especially true for parents of children who snore excessively, a telltale sign of the dangerous sleep disorder. Thankfully, there may be a new, easy way to detect sleep apnea in children. Mark Levy DDS and his staff are constantly on the lookout for new technology regarding the […]
September 30, 2017

Is a Dietary Supplement for Sleep Apnea on the Horizon?

A dietary supplement for sleep apnea shows promise for treating sleeping disorders during research. However, we still don’t know how the supplement affects people suffering from the long term consequences of the disorder. Mark Levy DDS is an advocate for the treatment of sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, commonly known as OSA. He and his staff stay on […]
September 28, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment Saves the Lives of Sleep Disorder Patients

Sleep apnea treatment is vital for both the short term and long term health of individuals suffering from this dangerous sleeping disorder. Without treatment you’re essentially gambling with your life. This dangerous disorder has significant health risks all apnea patients should be aware of. Mark Levy DDS is constantly fighting to bring awareness and treatment to individuals battling sleeping disorders. […]
September 19, 2017

What is CPAP and How Does it Help with Sleep Apnea?

Have you ever heard of a CPAP machine and wondered what it did? Well, CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure, and it is a machine that provides this type of pressure to the airways of specific individuals. People who struggle with sleep apnea often stop breathing during the night. One of the more effective ways of keeping the airways […]
September 15, 2017

How common is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and what are the Treatment Options?

OSA, or obstructive sleep apnea, is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of individuals across the country. But exactly how common is this potentially deadly disease and who’s at risk of developing it? Mark Levy DDS regularly works with OSA patients in an effort to provide them the highest quality of treatment for their unique situation. When this disorder […]