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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

Problems in the Mouth Can Indeed Mean Problems in the Body

Sometimes, when your knowledge expands, a little chaos is created, too. You may need to let go of old ways of knowing, of things you’ve thought to be true for many, many years. It’s far easier to not ask questions … Continue reading

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Another Natural Toothpaste Option

We seldom blog about specific products, but we were recently learned about a new natural toothpaste that seems pretty cool. Now toothpaste, as our regular readers know, isn’t exactly a requirement for good oral hygiene. Research has shown that it’s … Continue reading

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More Than Just the Absence of Symptoms

Health is more than just the absence of symptoms. And the good news is that more Americans than ever understand that. According to a new survey from Samueli Integrative Health Programs, more than 9 out of 10 Americans today say … Continue reading

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Oh, Oh, GMO…

According to a new industry-backed survey, nearly 70% of American consumers aren’t really clear about what GMOs are – or at least “are not confident” that they know what they are, in the language of the survey. So is it … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Implants, Mixed Metals Edition

No one would be surprised if you missed this oh-so-important celebrity item amidst news about the Kavanaugh hearings, midterm elections, and the MLB postseason (Go Braves!): Dave Grohl, frontman for the Foo Fighters, had some dental work done. As Alternative … Continue reading

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Medical Implants & Chronic Disease

We’re just going to leave this here: According to Mark W. Clemens, MD, Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery and senior investigator, the team looked at “certain rare diseases” and found an association with some autoimmune diseases and cancers, including scleroderma and … Continue reading

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Soft Bristles or Not So Soft?: What’s Best for Toothbrushing?

A new review of earlier research confirms the main rationale for dentists recommending soft-bristle toothbrushes over harder-bristle ones: They’re less apt to damage your gums. The researchers sifted through nearly 2000 studies to get to the 13 that met their … Continue reading

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