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.
January 12, 2011

Sleep Apnea Patients and Surgery

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that severely complicates the lives of those who suffer from the disease.  Just getting a proper diagnosis and finding a method of treatment that is effective and can be tolerated by the patient is difficult as well.  While CPAP is the first therapy prescribed to patients, over half cannot tolerate sleeping with the masks, […]
December 24, 2010

Fluoride Protects Against Tooth Decay

In the US more than $50 billion is spent each year on the treatment of cavities and tooth decay is a major public health problem worldwide. Prevention of cavities has made great strides over the past several decades. Fluoride added to toothpaste, mouthwash and municipal water supplies has proven to be one of the most effective ways to prevent decay. […]
October 19, 2010

Dental Care for Anxious Patients

As many as 20% of patients who don’t make regular trips to the dentist cite the fear of dentists as the primary reason why they don’t seek regular dental treatment. Since it is so important for patients to receive regular dental care for overall health, here at StoneRidge Dental we try to encourage our patients to keep their regular dental […]
October 12, 2010

Halloween – A Scary Time for Teeth

Halloween is almost here with the cute kids in costumes and the not-so-cute bowl of  Halloween goodies lurking by the front door.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)  has provided recommendations to help preserve children’ s teeth in October and throughout the year.  These suggestions work for everyone – not just the kids! Avoid chewy treats that stick to […]
September 23, 2010

Kids Dental Checkups – In Kentucky it's the Law

Kentucky has long been a state with poor dental health – in 2002 it had the worst rate of toothlessness in adults 65 or older.  That may be starting to change.  A new law requires proof of a dental exam or screening by January 1st of the first year children enter school. Dr. Ann Greenwell of the University of Louisville […]
May 18, 2010

Dentistry with No Discomfort

Scientists have reported a new discovery that may eventually replace the needles used to give local anesthetic to dental patients.  In the journal, Molecular Pharaceutics, Dr. William Frey and his colleagues wrote that a way had been discovered to administer a common anesthetic through a nasal spray. It seems that when lidocaine is administered to the nose as nose drops […]
April 30, 2010

Discovery of Laughing Gas No Laughing Matter

Medical and dental patients the world over can thank a young chemist named Humphy Davy who accidentally discovered nitrous oxide or laughing gas.  In 1799 there wasn’t even a word “anesthesia”.   When surgery was performed the doctors of the day actually believed that pain was a good thing – they believed that it helped the body rebound faster. The story […]