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 2, 2014

Change Your Appearance With FOY Dentures

It may sound to good to be true but a new set of dentures can make you look years younger. The art and science of dentistry combine to create Strickland FOY Dentures. Neuromuscular dentistry (NMD) is a special field of dentistry that deals with the muscles and joints that surround our teeth. Using the precise measurements obtained in a computerized […]
August 28, 2012

Chewing Sugarless Gum Great for Teeth

Remember when chewing gum was bad for you? Not anymore! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, as well as the American Dental Association have endorsed the use of chewing gums containing xylitol and sorbitol.  New research shows that the use of such chewing gum can have a positive effect on the reduction of dental plaque. Researcher Rosalien Keukenmeester from the Department […]
August 7, 2012

Is Neuromuscular Dentistry for You?

Neuromuscular dentistry has helped many people resolve their chronic pain, but is neuromuscular dentistry right for you? A neuromuscular dentist is specially trained to understand the complex relationship between the jaw joint (TMJ), muscles, teeth and basically the entire neuromuscular system. Many patients come to a neuromuscular dentist after they have visited many other specialists seeking help for their chronic […]
July 3, 2012

Frequent Nightmares And Sleep Apnea

Time magazine just published an article about frequent nightmares. While most of us have experienced occasional nightmares about 5% of adults have them frequently and those people have some things in common like PTSD or a sleep breathing disorder like sleep apnea. According to the article 80% of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder and 75% of patients with sleep disordered […]
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 […]
August 6, 2011

Migraine Headaches May Reveal Dental Problem

Migraine headaches have been in the news lately and there have been many discussions about just how debilitating these headaches can be. Many migraine  sufferers never discover the reason they get hit with these painful headaches they only know that time is lost from work, family and relaxation. One often overlooked reason for migraine headache is tooth grinding during sleep. […]
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 […]
May 4, 2011

Chronic Headaches Can Be Caused By TMJ Dysfunction

Headaches are a common reason for doctor visits leading to invasive tests, referrals to specialists and many times, no diagnosis. It is frustrating for patients to discover that physicians cannot pinpoint the reason for the intense pain that plagues them. While the causes of many headache episodes are never found, a lucky few find their way to a neuromuscular dentist. […]
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 […]
October 28, 2010

Facial Changes Linked to CPAP Use

A small study out of Japan recently showed that using nasal CPAP for just three years showed changes in the jaws and teeth.  The lead author of the study, Dr. Hiroko Tsuda noted that “the whole front area of the maxilla was pushed back…” and that “these changes may affect the profile, tongue space and OSA symptoms”.  This study has […]
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 […]
August 11, 2010

Common Myths About Your Tooth Decay

A faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine recently wrote an article outlining common dental myths – here are a few dental myths debunked: Losing baby teeth to tooth decay is OK. Myth – Some people believe this since baby teeth fall out anyway but decay in baby teeth can damage the developing adult teeth under the gums.  […]
March 6, 2010

Neuromuscular Dentistry Columbus

Neuromuscular Dentistry – Stress and Teeth Grinding COLUMBUS, OH – These are stressful times – and people exhibit this stress in different ways.  One of the most common is clenching and grinding your teeth.  This is called bruxism and most patients never realize that they are grinding their teeth until it causes painful problems. Should you be concerned that you […]
February 19, 2010

TMJ Columbus

The ringing in your ears could be caused by your jaw joint. Neuromuscular dentistry can help.