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About The Verigin Dental Health Team

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

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

Originally posted March 28, 2018; updated 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 … Continue reading

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Becoming Sugar Savvy

Too much sugar is bad for teeth, gums, and body alike, and the easiest way to avoid getting too much of the stuff is to avoid processed foods all together and minimize the amount you use in the cooking you … Continue reading

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Why Communication Is Absolutely Critical to Good Healthcare

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words. – M. Scott Peck We are living in chaotic times. The linear world humanity trusted in for centuries is … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Root Canal Treatment

To learn more about the systemic risks of root canal therapy and what to do about existing root canal teeth in your mouth, see our guide. The post The Trouble with Root Canal Treatment appeared first on Gary M. Verigin, … Continue reading

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It’s Mercury-Free Dentistry Week, 2018 Edition

Our office has been mercury-free for decades now. We began the transition in the mid-1970s and were completely mercury-free by the early 1980s. Not only are we mercury-free, but we’re also mercury-safe, meaning we take great precautions to protect the … Continue reading

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Less Evidence, More Pills?

Some folks like to say that the difference between conventional medicine and holistic, regulative, or other unorthodox therapies is that the former is “proven,” the latter is not. Yet as we’ve seen before, this isn’t exactly true. Research has shown … Continue reading

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From Holistic Dentistry to Biological

Google Alerts occasionally delivers articles that make us smile – like this recent piece on “one of the latest fads in dentistry.” The “fad” in question? Holistic dentistry. In fact, holistic dentistry has been around since at least the early … Continue reading

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