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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

Tooth Loss, Dementia, & the Biological Terrain

It wasn’t so long ago that most dentists scoffed at the notion that oral and systemic health are related. After all, they were trained – and still are largely trained – to be mouth mechanics, specialists at repairing problems in … Continue reading

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The Illusion of “Side Effects”

Some news items say so much all on their own. Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found. … Continue reading

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Clash of the Health Polls

The Central Valley isn’t known for being all that healthy of a place. According to the latest rankings, most Valley communities rank in the bottom half of the list of 150 US cities – and most of those toward the … Continue reading

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To Freak Out or Not to Freak Out? Diet Soda Edition

There’s nothing quite like a Daily Mail headline to freak you out: Naturally, there were those who felt the need to respond. But while the article below it correctly points out the limitations of the study in question (more on … Continue reading

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The Causes of Illness & Degenerative Diseases, Part 1: The Basis for Holistic Biological Medicine

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Nearly all of the patients we see first come to our office because they’ve read online about certain dental materials and procedures that may be contributing to their medical symptoms or diagnosed conditions. Here … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Consumer Genetic Testing

Earlier this month, the FDA announced that 23andMe could go ahead and market its genetic testing for 10 health conditions. Naturally, the company’s CEO got right to celebrating in the media.” “My hope is that 23andMe, by being less and … Continue reading

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New & Improved Root Canals? Yeah, Right

Even endodontists will tell you, if they’re being honest, that root canal disinfection isn’t always effective. They’ll tell you that about 25% of all root canals fail due to infection by pathogens left in the canal before it’s filled and … Continue reading

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