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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

Humans: Now with 1200% More Glyphosate!

Although pesticide drift means that organic crops raised near conventional ones may bear traces of synthetic chemical pesticides, on the whole, their pesticide load is lower than on conventional crops. As one organic consultant has put it, When you compare … Continue reading

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Yet Another Entrant in the Great Toothbrush Speed Stakes

First, there was the 30-second toothbrush. But, dang it: You actually had to hold it in your hand and move it around your mouth. Then came the 6-second brush, no handle required – just a mouthpiece that was, in the … Continue reading

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5 Sleep Remedies You May Not Have Heard Of

So last time, we looked at why sleep is so important, which naturally raises the question: How can we get more of it – or get better sleep than we’re getting now? For the sad fact is that most of … Continue reading

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Sleep Is Good Food

Sleep is everywhere in the news these days – from the Nobel Prize being awarded for discoveries related to circadian rhythms to the epidemic of sleep loss in modern developed nations and its impact on the quality of our lives. … Continue reading

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Conventional Dentistry Actually Takes a Step Forward

Focal infection theory holds that problems in one part of the body can and do affect health throughout the body. And for decades, the dental establishment has pooh-poohed it. Well… Just this past week, BDJ published a summary of a … Continue reading

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A (Bio)Logical Path to Health

According to new data from the California Health Care Foundation, Americans spent just under $120 billion on dental care in 2015. That’s a lot of money – until you consider that it’s a measly 4% of the total spent on … Continue reading

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“This Diet Is Killing Us”

There’s a great meme we saw on Facebook recently: There is no junk food. Junk is considered useless or of little value. It is synonymous with rubbish. If it is junk, it isn’t food. Food nourishes and sustains us. It … Continue reading

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