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.
February 27, 2013

Bad Habits That Cause Dental Health Issues

When is the last time you saw a dentist? When is the last time you used your teeth for something other than eating? When is the last time you chewed on ice? If you are answering yes to these questions you have some bad habits that could cause dental health issues. Did you know that 20% of us have one […]
February 22, 2013

Ancient Ancestors Had More Oral Bacteria

Researchers have discovered that our ancestors had many more types of oral bacteria in their mouths. While more bacteria sounds like a bad thing, the reality is just the opposite! A study of the evolution of human teeth over the past 7,500 years has shown that ancient diets were better for our teeth. The research, which was published in Nature Genetics, involved […]
July 25, 2012

The EU May Ban Dental Mercury

Dental amalgam is a type of filling material that has been used for over 150 years and like lots of things invented long ago there are problems. A key ingredient in dental amalgam is mercury. Mercury is a neurotoxin and can leach into the environment where it finally ends up in our food supply. Rising mercury levels in tuna and […]
July 12, 2012

The End of Cavities?

Imagine no more cavities. The end of tooth decay may be in sight. Scientists from Yale University and the University of Chile have discovered a molecule that kills the bacteria that cause dental cavities. The bacteria called Streptococcus Mutans is common in everyone’s mouth and it turns sugar into an acid that damages tooth enamel. Jose Cordova of Yale and […]
December 16, 2010

FDA Needs to Review Mercury Dental Amalgam Ruling

An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  met on December 15 and recommended that the FDA examine all relevant evidence when it reviews the 2009 ruling  it made that concluded that mercury dental amalgams were safe. The panel said that the FDA needs to look “not at just certain studies but all scientifically sound studies” when undertaking […]
December 10, 2010

FDA Reviews Mercury Amalgam Health Risks – Again

An advisory panel at the Food and Drug Administration will look at a study that claims that 67 million Americans with silver, mercury-based dental amalgam fillings are being exposed to levels of mercury that exceed EPA guidelines. The study was commissioned by a group promoting mercury-free dentistry. The review will focus on the potential risks to pregnant women, fetuses and […]
December 6, 2010

Put Dental Damage on Ice

Do you crunch on the ice in your soft drinks? Can’t wait to get to the center of that Tootsie Pop so you bite instead of lick?  Both are common ways that people chip their teeth. Other people grind or clench teeth, many times at night so they don’t even realize they are doing it until their dentist sees damage. […]
November 9, 2010

Costa Mesa Resolves to Ban Mercury Dental Amalgam

The California city of Costa Mesa has become the first American municipality  to pass a resolution calling for banning the use of dental amalgam.   The silver colored filling material is controversial because about half of it is mercury, a known neurotoxin.  The resolution passed by the city council calls on federal and state agencies to ban amalgam, for dentists in […]
April 25, 2010

Alternatives to Mercury Dental Amalgams

Dental amalgam or silver  fillings  have been used for over 150 years.  They were initially created as a low cost alternative to gold fillings.  The original recipe contained silver shavings, zinc, copper, tin and mercury.  We now understand that mercury is a powerful toxin.  This controversial substance is still  used by some dentists because of its low cost. In addition […]