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.
August 18, 2012

Should You Trust Online Health Information?

Most people look for goods and services online these days – including searching for information on their healthcare. But can you trust online health information? It depends upon the source. Information from the Mayo Clinic or Cleveland Clinic websites is probably trustworthy. The stuff you find on cheapohealthcare.com, maybe you might want to think twice. Online message boards are popular […]
March 3, 2012

Fearless Dentistry

Can you learn to be fearless about dental appointments? About 5% of adults in the U.S. suffer from severe fear of the dentist and countless others experience mild to moderate anxiety before their appointments. Swedish researchers have found that optimism on the part of the patient and humorous interactions with the dentist and dental office staff are an important part […]
November 29, 2011

News Article Highlights Dental Fears and Solutions

Feeling fearful and anxious about going to the dentist is a huge problem for some people and an article in the Columbus Dispatch talks about how dental professionals can help anxious patients get the treatment they need. About 25% of fearful patients have reported having a bad experience in the dental chair as the reason for their anxiety. Other patients […]
September 1, 2011

No More Drilling for a Filling?

The sound of the dentist drill. One of the things that people complain (and joke about) when visiting the dental office.  Researchers in England have discovered a new way to treat cavities that may do away with the high pitched whine of the dental drill in the future. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria which live in your mouth. Keeping […]
March 10, 2011

Links Shown Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer

According to a  report released in February by The British Dental Health Foundation, women with gum disease and/or missing teeth may be up to 11 times more likely to develop breast cancer. This study appears to show that good oral health care for women may be even more important than originally thought. Over three thousand patients were studied by Sweden’s […]
February 1, 2011

Sedation Dentistry May Be The Answer

Fear of dentists is a popular topic for TV comedians. If you suffer from dental anxiety, however, you know that it is no laughing matter. Some studies suggest that up to 75% of the population experiences some type of anxiety over dental visits. For most patients this is merely mild anxiety but some people delay or avoid dental treatment for […]
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. […]
November 6, 2010

Can Fish Oil Cure Your Gum Disease?

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids, such as  fish oil, may be  effective for treatment and prevention of periodontitis.  Periodontitis occurs when gum infection such as gingivitis is left untreated.  The infection spreads from the gums to the ligaments and bone that support the teeth.  The teeth eventually become loose and fall […]
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 […]
October 6, 2010

A Clean Mouth is A Sexy Mouth According to Survey

Based on a new survey conducted by Waterpik a clean mouth is a turn-on.  The survey suggested that partners preferred good oral hygiene over date night standards such as dimming the lights, candles, wearing perfume or listening to mood music.  According to Kelton Research “the results of this study reinforced some of what we already knew- that most consumers simply […]
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 […]
August 16, 2010

Symptoms of Gum Disease

The majority of patients suffering from periodontal disease do not realize they have the condition.  If you don’t get a dental checkup twice a year you may be well on your way to losing your teeth and increasing the odds that you will suffer from heart disease, stroke or diabetes.  Since gum disease is preventable and easily treatable in the […]
August 5, 2010

Alzheimers Linked to Periodontal Disease

New York University College of Dentistry researchers have found long-term evidence that periodontal disease may increase the risk of brain inflammation, neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s disease.  The research team looked at 20 years of data and what they found supports the idea of a possible link between periodontal disease and Alzheimer’s disease. According to Dr. Angela Kamer, lead researcher “The research […]
February 25, 2010

Dentist Phobia Columbus

Dental treatment without dental fear in Columbus, Ohio