Author Archives: The Verigin Dental Health Team

About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

It’s Not Just Vaccines

There’s a certain type of meme we’ve been seeing a lot more of lately, as the conflict between vaccine proponents and those who favor vaccine choice keeps growing ever more heated: While we certainly question the “wisdom” of current vaccine … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reason to Steer Clear of Chemical Cleaners

Just in time for spring cleaning comes a new study reminding us that how you clean and what you clean with matter. A lot. Researchers looked at the long-term effects of cleaning chemicals among 6230 women and men. Lung function … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Vaping Is “Healthier” Than Smoking?: A Look at the Evidence

You hear lots about the damage that smoking can do to your health, but many people still don’t realize how brutal it can be on your teeth, as well. It’s the number one risk factor for gum disease. Ultimately, this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Research Shows the Health Impact of Soft Drinks, Sugared and Diet Alike

Every client we see is unique. Each has their own health history and challenges and life situation; their own needs, values, desires, and priorities. Still, there are some things they have in common. One thing we see in a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Changing Food Landscape, GMO Edition

If you edit a pig’s genes so the animal produces leaner meat and is more tolerant to cold temperatures, is the resulting pig a GMO or not? There are those who say “no way.” No genetic material from another species … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

When Snacking Makes Sense

“Snacking can be good for you,” swore a recent headline over at WaPo – followed by the caveat “if you make healthy choices.” And countless readers promptly tuned out. After all, snacking tends to be an impulsive thing, and recent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Guest Post: Mercury Amalgam “Silver” Fillings & Pregnancy Outcomes

Our thanks to Dr. Michael Rehme for letting us share this recent post from his office blog on ours… A couple years back, the European Union took a huge step toward the ultimate phase-out of mercury amalgam in dentistry: banning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment