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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

What’s Healthy Eating? 10 Guidelines

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, the faculty of the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University recently sent out a list of tips for maintaining a well-balanced, healthy diet. It’s good stuff, reminding that nutrition isn’t just … Continue reading

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A Long Look at Sugar

Although there’s a moment in this BBC documentary where they seem a little too generous toward artificial sweeteners such as sucralose, overall, it does take a good, broad, and interesting look at sugar and its impact on human health. And … Continue reading

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If Ever There Were a Case for Minimally-Invasive Dentistry…

A young woman needed a dental exam before starting a new job. She chose a dentist online. She went to her exam. She complained of no dental problems. None of her 32 teeth had ever been restored. Her x-rays showed … Continue reading

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KTH Flashback: The Importance of Breastfeeding on Dental-Facial Development & Health

Originally posted August 23, 2013 The benefits of breastfeeding go far beyond just the infant’s receiving food when hungry. For instance, consider the JAMA Pediatrics study which showed that children who are exclusively breastfed at 6 to 7 months may … Continue reading

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Dental Problems Aren’t Always Confined to the Mouth

When you’ve got a dental problem, it’s effects aren’t always confined to the tooth or even the mouth. Each of your teeth is connected with the rest of your body, energetically (via the meridan system) and physically (via your circulation). … Continue reading

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No, This GIF of a Root Canal Probably Won’t Terrify You, But…

It’s a truly clickbaity headline:   And as with so much clickbait, the promised image doesn’t fail to disappoint a little: Root canal procedure //s.imgur.com/min/embed.js Seriously? That’s it? We were expecting at least something more along the lines of… (Warning: … Continue reading

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“We’re Sitting on a Time Bomb”

There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about dental implants, not the least of which is that implants are often placed in diseased tissue. After all, most extractions happen due to severe gum disease or deep decay. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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