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.
December 13, 2013

Fluoridated Water Good for Kids and Adults

Adding fluoride to drinking water in a community can be controversial. Every year more communities choose to fluoridate and a few stop the practice as political power shifts. Public health officials have long considered water fluoridation one of the major public health improvement achievements of the 20th century. But most people think that water fluoridation mainly prevents cavities in children. […]
December 26, 2012

Cavities in Later Years

Lots of people find that when they get older, those golden years bring lots of new cavities. Why would you suddenly start getting cavities when you are in your 60’s or 70’s? Most of the time you can blame your medications! One side effect of many medications, including those for allergies, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pain, anxiety or depression […]
June 28, 2012

Sour Or Sweet – Which Is Worse For Teeth?

If you ask most people what they should avoid eating to prevent tooth decay they will answer “sugar”. Candy and sugary drinks are not the worst thing you can consume when it comes to your smile – sour flavored candy and drinks are even worse. These acidic foods erode tooth enamel and soften teeth. “Citric acid is the worst acid […]
February 10, 2012

5 Choices That May Hurt Your Smile

We hear lots of advice every day about what to eat and drink in order to be more healthy. It turns out that some of the choices we make that we think are good for us could be causing damage to our teeth. Here are a few that you might not be aware of: Sports drinks have become extremely popular […]
January 23, 2012

Energy Drinks Causing Damage

Is your energy boost damaging your smile? Not too long ago, if you wanted a little energy boost you drank a cup of coffee. Today we can skip the coffee and get our caffeine fix from any number of energy drinks on the market. The growth in sales of these drinks has been amazing and more products are coming to […]
January 6, 2012

The Difference Between a Cap and a Crown

Some patients call dental crowns “caps” because they are used to entirely cover or “cap” a damaged tooth. But there is no difference between a cap and a crown. They are one in the same. A dental crown is the “official” term for this type of dental restoration. A crown is a permanent restoration that is created in a dental […]
September 27, 2011

The Truth About Toothache

When a patient calls with a “toothache” the detective work begins. While the top reasons for toothache are cavities or gum disease there are other causes for oral pain. A thorough examination, including x-rays, is needed to diagnose the cause of the pain. Usually our examination will show obvious dental decay or an abscess that is the cause of the […]
May 12, 2011

College Kids Need the Dentist Too

Classes are winding down at colleges and universities all over the country. If you’ve got a child in college they will soon be home for the summer. While most students joke about the “Freshman 15” weight gain that can occur when they leave home and indulge all their unhealthy eating choices, at the office we typically see “Freshman Cavities”. Students […]
January 10, 2011

Fluoride – Are We Getting Too Much?

For the first time in almost 50 years the federal government will reduce the recommended levels for fluoride in water supplies. While fluoride in drinking water is credited with slashing the rates of tooth decay it seems that some kids are getting too much. About 40% of adolescents have spots or streaks on their teeth because of too much fluoride. […]
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 […]