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 21, 2013

Chewing Gum Causing Headaches?

It seems crazy – chewing too much gum can cause severe headaches. But research carried out at Tel Aviv University, and published in Pediatric Neurology, looked at the connection between chronic headaches and teen gum chewing habits. Thirty teenagers were grouped according to how much time they spent chewing gum each day. All of the groups were asked to completely stop […]
September 9, 2011

Migraines May Be Malocclusion

About 45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year robbing them of time at work, school or with their families. Attempting to discover the reason for the headaches can be a long, frustrating process which often leads to many visits to physicians and specialists without receiving a diagnosis. Continual headaches or migraines, especially in the morning, may be a sign […]
July 29, 2011

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Clenching our jaws and grinding our teeth is often blamed on stress but many times the cause is not easily found. Most people who grind their teeth do so during sleep and may not even realize they are doing it until a bed partner comments on the noise or a visit to the dentist shows wearing of the teeth. Because […]
June 10, 2011

The Jaw Joint is a Frequent Cause of Headache Pain

About 45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year robbing them of time at work, school or with their families. More people complain about headaches than any other medical condition and attempting to discover the reason for the headaches often leads to many visits to physicians and specialists without receiving a diagnosis. Migraines or frequent, continual headaches may be a […]
December 3, 2010

Falling Asleep at the Wheel

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety surveyed drivers in the US and an astounding two out of every five drivers (41%) admitted falling asleep behind the wheel.  Ten percent of drivers said they had done so during the past year.  These are frightening statistics when crash data shows that one in six fatal crashes involve drowsy driving. There are many […]
November 29, 2010

Sleep Apnea Screening and Your Dentist

At your next dental appointment you may be asked some questions that your dentist has never asked before.  Among these questions: Do you snore? Do you feel tired all day long? Ever fallen asleep while driving? Do you wake up with headaches and a sore throat? Answering yes to several of the screening questions similar to the ones listed may […]
September 2, 2010

Oral Appliance Treatment for Sleep Apnea Vs. the Internet

While trolling through the internet the other night I discovered many websites, forums and user groups that discuss the ongoing battles that patients seem to have with the CPAP machines they use to treat their obstructive sleep apnea.  I notice that the traffic on these sites seems to spike in the middle of the night – when everyone should be […]
July 16, 2010

Basic Self-Help for TMJ Pain

There are many causes for temporomandibular joint dysfunction and, treatment for the disorder will vary for each individual.  Until you can visit your neuromuscular dentist for diagnosis and treatment here are some ideas to help relieve your discomfort. Do NOT chew gum. Apply cold packs. Apply an ice pack to the side of your face for 10 minutes (wrap in […]
July 14, 2010

Symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is your jaw joint.  It is the hinge that connects your lower jaw to the upper part ofour skull.  The joint is extremely complex and flexible allowing movement both up and down and side to side.  This allows us to talk, chew, yawn with a wide range of motion.  The muscles surrounding the joint control the […]
April 15, 2010

Headache Pain

The cause of many headache episodes is not always the dreaded “migraine”.  Often headache patients have spent years going from doctor to doctor trying to find a cure for their pain.   The answer for many of these headache sufferers can be proper diagnosis and treatment for their temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly known as TMJ or TMD. The temporomandibular joint is […]