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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 17, 2020

Out of Breath

A billion sufferers and only one treatment. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the medical field’s forgotten disease. How and why did this happen? Out of Breath
July 17, 2020

Finding Connor Deegan

Watch this incredible story and how sleep apnea, snoring and other sleep issues can affect a child.
May 6, 2020
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Toronto firefighters no longer allowed CPAP machines at work

Toronto firefighters on overnight shifts are no longer allowed to use CPAP machines at work. Read more
April 28, 2020
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Defend your oral device against infections

Sleep is a vital component of every person’s health and well-being, especially for sleep apnea patients using an oral device to get adequate sleep. We recently received questions from patients about the safeguards one can take to properly disinfect their device and how to avoid potential misuse that could damage the device. To help clarify how to use the device […]
December 31, 2019
A healthy human eye thanks to a sleep apnea dentist

The Hidden Eye Danger of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder that effects millions of Americans. Symptoms include: an involuntary cessation of breathing, loud or frequent snoring, choking or gasping while you sleep, morning headaches and excessive daytime sleepiness. Science and countless studies have proven that sleep apnea can have serious and life-threatening consequences if left untreated. There’s a risk of heart conditions, high blood pressure, […]
December 19, 2019
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TMJ’s Connection with Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Jaw and face pain are excruciating. It is even worse when you don’t know what’s causing the pain. For many of us, facial and jaw pain is related to the temporomandibular joint. This is a hinge-like joint that connects your upper and lower jaw bones. This pain usually doesn’t resolve by itself. However, with the help of a TMJ dentist you […]
December 10, 2019
Well-rested woman after using CPAP alternatives

How Your CPAP May be Affecting Your Teeth

Sleep apnea is a common condition in the United States. It can occur when the upper airway becomes blocked repeatedly during sleep, reducing or completely stopping airflow. This is known as obstructive sleep apnea. Here are a number of treatment options to discuss with your doctor. Two of the most widely used are continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and dental […]
December 3, 2019
Woman with snoring issues

Is It Sleep Apnea or Is It Snoring?

If you have snoring issues at night, you’re not alone. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association some 90 million Americans have the same problem. Nearly everyone snores now and then, but for some people it can be a chronic problem. Sometimes it may also indicate a serious health condition. In addition, snoring can be a nuisance to your partner. […]
November 22, 2019
Child with obstructive sleep apnea

Can My Child Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea affects literally millions of people every year. It causes poor sleep, lack of concentration, and a myriad of other health related issues, some of which can be very serious indeed. It’s difficult enough for an adult to handle, but did you know that your child can also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea? How Does My Child Get […]
November 15, 2019
A middle aged man with stress and TMJ

Does Stress Cause TMJ?

Stress is swiftly becoming a major contributing factor in a variety of illnesses plaguing society today. The world is moving at a fast pace, with little downtime and a steady stream of demands requiring our attention. As if the feelings of panic and general overwhelm of stress wasn’t enough, you might be interested to know that there’s a connection between […]
November 8, 2019
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Sleep Apnea Associated with Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

Experts estimate that between 22 and 25 million people suffer from sleep apnea in the United States alone. Sleep apnea is a debilitating disorder that affects many aspects of life, from the obvious exhaustion from not getting enough restful sleep to physical ailments such as decreased cardiovascular health, even contributing to increased anxiety and levels of stress hormones. If you […]
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
TMJ Dentists relieve jaw pain

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
Snoring Sleep Apnea

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 […]