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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

Guest Post: Not Just the Sugars but the Refined Starches, Too

Our thanks to the office of Houston biological dentist Dr. Bill Glaros for letting us share this recent post from their blog. You’ll find the original here. We’ve all heard that sugar rots your teeth. But believe it or don’t, … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the Biological Terrain (a/k/a the Extracellular Matrix)

Health and illness are driven by the condition of the body’s internal environment or biological terrain. But what is the terrain, exactly? What is it made of? What happens there? How can we support its optimal function – and thus … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Solution They Expected, Pharma Edition

Remember those millions of new patients created by the latest change in blood pressure guidelines, all freshly eligible for drug treatment they hadn’t needed just the day before? Oops. According to research presented at the recent Scientific Sessions of the … Continue reading

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KTH Flashback: A Tale of Two Surveys, or Dentistry’s Role in Healthcare

Originally posted August 16, 2017; updated Once upon a time – last year, to be exact – a Pew survey suggested that for all the problems with American healthcare these days, people just lurve their physicians. According to the survey, … Continue reading

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Gummy Supplements: Big Business? Yes. Big Nutrition? Not So Much

Once upon a time, gummy and other chewable vitamins were just kid stuff. Now, they’re very big business. As the New York Times reported last year, Millions of people are hooked on gummies as a health supplement. Gummy multivitamins accounted … Continue reading

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Nonstop Flu Shot Spin

Even as we’re being told that a harsh flu season is finally starting to taper off, the powers that be continue to push vaccinations. The CDC cautions that people who’ve been sick with one strain of the flu can get … Continue reading

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Detoxing Your Teeth & Gums?

You know that the popular idea of “detox” has jumped the shark when Crest starts using it in the name of one of its product lines. We’re not exactly sure what makes this product so “detoxifying.” The main difference between … Continue reading

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