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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.
October 31, 2019
What to Expect from a TMJ Dentist

What to Expect from a Visit with a TMJ Dentist

Millions of people suffer from chronic mouth and jaw pain. When this pain is accompanied by headaches, earaches, clicking and popping in the jaw, and pain when chewing or swallowing, it might be due to a condition called TMJ or temporomandibular disorder. TMJ is more common than many people think, and there are a variety of treatment options available today. […]
October 24, 2019
Explore Alternatives to CPAP for Sleep Apnea Treatment

Modern Sleep Apnea Solutions Alternative to CPAP

Sleep apnea is a debilitating disease that some professionals estimate effects up to twenty-two million Americans alone. This number doesn’t count individuals from other countries and the multitudes that go undiagnosed each year. The disease causes the collapse of the airway during sleep. It often results in intense snoring and interruption of breathing. These episodes of not breathing last from […]
October 17, 2019
Sleeping with Sleep Apnea

How Can a Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?

If you have sleep apnea, or are close to someone who does, then you’re probably already aware of the importance of keeping up with your treatments and regular check-ups with your healthcare provider. For many people, this means daily use of a CPAP machine and frequent visits to a physician. But did you know that a dentist can also help […]
October 10, 2019
How a Sleep Apnea Dentist can Help You Sleep

The Health Benefits of Using a Sleep Apnea Dentist

If you are one of the millions of people around the world who suffer from sleep apnea, then you are probably already familiar with at least a few of the various treatment options available for your condition. Chances are, you might also have heard that many people suffering from sleep apnea are able to find relief through the services of […]
September 30, 2019
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How Can a TMJ Dentist Help With Jaw Pain?

Millions of people every year consult a TMJ dentist because they suffer from chronic pain in the facial area, including things such as headaches, jaw pain, and even earaches. While there are many reasons such ailments can occur, they are often related to a condition referred to as TMJ. This condition greatly affects a person’s quality of life. It causes […]
September 24, 2019
CPAP Alternatives for Sleep Apnea

Effective CPAP Alternatives for Sleep Apnea

Estimates suggest that up to 22 million Americans suffer from Sleep Apnea, with even more going undiagnosed. Even if you do not suffer from it yourself, chances are you know at least one person who does. This disease causes the collapse of the airway during sleep, which often results in snoring and in the person’s inability to breathe for anywhere […]
September 17, 2019
Are Snoring Issues a Sign of Poor Health?

Are Snoring Issues a Sign of Poor Health?

Are you one of the approximately ninety million people on this planet who experience occasional snoring? Maybe it’s not you, but someone in your household who has snoring issues. It’s easy to brush it off as a minor annoyance or even comical at times, but snoring can sometimes be an indicator of other, potentially serious, health problems. Read on to […]
September 6, 2019
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment

Dental Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep is one of the major components of overall good health. When we get enough of it, we feel great, but without it, functionality, appearance, and performance suffer. Sadly, recent studies indicate that up to seventy-five percent of us have some sort of sleep issue at least a couple of nights per week. So, if this is you, at least […]
August 26, 2019
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Is sleeping apart healthier?

Getting a solid night of sleep is important to overall health and well-being. So why do so many couples choose to sleep together, even when it disturbs their sleep? From snoring to tossing and turning, getting a good nights sleep may come down to sleeping apart. According to The New York Times, many couples are opting to sleep separately. “While […]
July 8, 2019
Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma

Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma

Sleep apnea causes a number of health problems. These range from the irritating such as snoring, and waking up frequently to the serious such as diabetes to heart attacks. But, did you know that this dangerous sleep disorder can also cause glaucoma? If you are like most people, you are unaware of the connection between sleep apnea and glaucoma. There […]
February 26, 2019
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Can Dentists Treat Sleep Apnea?

Dental medicine has made advances in recent years in optimizing oral appliances so they can effectively reduce the effects of sleep apnea. CPAP (constant positive air pressure) machines are not for everyone sometimes they are too uncomfortable and interfered with sleep. Oral appliances can be an alternative to or supplementation of a CPAP machine. There is a good reason 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 […]