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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

KTH Flashback: Resigned to a Lifetime of Tooth Decay?

Originally posted February 17, 2016 Like other chronic diseases, dental caries – tooth decay – is largely preventable. With that in mind, read it and weep: Over 40% of more than 1,000 U.S. adults surveyed believe they have little or … Continue reading

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“A Root Canal Is a Fatally Flawed Procedure”

The post “A Root Canal Is a Fatally Flawed Procedure” appeared first on Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.. Originally from Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.

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When Tooth Decay Happens Despite Fluoride

Considering that fluoride is in nearly all common toothpastes and most of the water we drink, you’d think tooth decay would be just a distant memory by now. But no. Nearly 20% of kids and over 30% of adults have … Continue reading

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The Causes of Illness & Degenerative Diseases, Part 2: Some Basic Principles of Biological Regulation

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN The term homeostasis was first defined in 1932 by Walter Bradford Cannon. He created it by bringing together two Greek terms: homoios, which means “the same,” “like,” or “resembling,” and stasis, which means “standing,” … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Surveys, or Dentistry’s Role in Healthcare

Once upon a time – earlier this year, to be exact – a Pew survey suggested that for all the problems with American healthcare these days, people just lurve their physicians. According to the survey, almost 90% of those who … Continue reading

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Stat!: “The Culture That We’re Steeped In”

Percent of Americans who regularly take prescription drugs: 55 Average number of drugs each takes: 4 Fraction of age 55+ adults who take more than 5 drugs: 1/3 Percent of age 55+ adults taking more than 10: 9 Number of … Continue reading

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It’s the Environment, Not the “Germ”

Long ago and far away…well, back in the mid-19th century, scientists like Claude Bernard and Antoine Bechamp first challenged Pasteur’s “germ theory” of disease. But while Pasteur may have been declared winner of that battle, science continues to vindicate Bernard, … Continue reading

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