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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

A humanistic, holistic dental practice in Northern California, providing integrative, biological, mercury-free dentistry

A Toothpaste Too Good to Be True?

Maybe you saw the recent CBS This Morning segment on a new toothpaste “that claims to be more than twice as effective [as] traditional toothpaste.” Actually, the head of the company that makes it won’t call it toothpaste but a … Continue reading

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Bad Ideas in Brand Extension: Oral Hygiene Edition

This was never real: But once upon a time – in 1982, to be exact – this was: Yes, Colgate – maker of toothpaste, mouthwash, and other oral hygiene products; a brand that absolutely dominates the global market; the first … Continue reading

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The Latest To-Do Over Coconut Oil

According to USA Today and other mainstream outlets now, coconut oil is just terrible for you. So saith the American Heart Association. Except that they didn’t really. What they said was what they’ve been saying for decades: the same old … Continue reading

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“Holistic” and “Biological” Are NOT Interchangeable Terms

Over the past decade or so, conventional dentistry has finally begun to appreciate the relationship between oral and systemic health. It’s a welcome change. Just the other day, we ran across an article on dentistry’s “paradigm shift.” The dental field … Continue reading

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Is It Stress That’s Making You Grind Your Teeth – or Something More?

“Stress sheared off my front teeth,” Demi Moore recently told Jimmy Fallon. And she isn’t alone. For months, my jaw and teeth have been in a constant state of clenching and grinding. Now, a molar had broken in half, pushed … Continue reading

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Removing Mercury Amalgam Fillings – an Important Step but Just One Step

Imagine you’re locked in a room where low levels of carbon monoxide are constantly being piped in. Eventually, you start to get a headache. You feel queasy, dizzy, weak. But before you get to feeling any worse, someone comes to … Continue reading

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Mind/Body Unity & the Need for Authenticity

A wonderful, thought-provoking talk by Canadian physician, Dr. Gabor Maté: Learn more about Dr. Maté and his work. The post Mind/Body Unity & the Need for Authenticity appeared first on Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.. Originally from Gary M. Verigin, … Continue reading

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