Is There A Battery In Your Mouth? (Guest Post)

Our thanks to the office of St. Louis biological dentist Dr. Michael Rehme for letting us share his article on an often overlooked dental condition: oral galvanism. Is there a battery in your mouth? That’s a strange question to ask or is it? Did you know that most metals found in your mouth have the …

How Whole Body Illness Evolves

A terrific explanation of a fundamental concept in biological dental medicine, via New York naturopathic physician Dr. Saul Marcus: To learn more, visit our info and resources page on Whole Body Illness and Biological Terrain Analysis (BTA) or explore Dr. V’s Biodental Library.

Dentistry Shouldn’t Be “Just Another Profession”

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Last September, I was pleased and honored to be asked to present a 20 minute speech to the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine on how my colleague Ed Arana and I got the idea to form the study group that eventually evolved into that organization. I had …

Biosis #46: Dentistry Shouldn’t Be “Just Another Profession,” Embracing Difference, & More!

The February 2015 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Embracing Difference I think of the patchwork quilts my great grandmother once made. From her large basket of remnants and still serviceable parts of well-worn housedresses and work shirts, she prepared patches and sewed them together. You …

Yet More Evidence Pointing to Mercury Amalgam’s Risk

In 2000, Freya Koss filed a personal malpractice suit against her former dentist. Her complaint alleged that the dentist had exposed her to dangerous levels of mercury vapor during the unsafe removal of an existing amalgam filling and replacement with a new one. Further, she alleged that her injuries were due to numerous deviations from …

Biological Dental Health in 2014 – A Last Look Back

Following our tradition, we start the new year by taking a quick look back at the past year in the life of this blog. As ever, we remain especially grateful to all of you who check in here regularly, and who have liked, commented on and shared our posts. You are an integral part of …

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 4: What to Do About Root Canal Teeth

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Read Part 1, “What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals” Read Part 2, “How ‘Saved’ Teeth Become a Problem” Read Part 3, “The Toxins” From the November 2014 issue of Biosis Over the past few issues, we’ve looked at the research on root canal treated teeth and how …

R.I.P. Hal Huggins, DDS, MS

One of biological dentistry’s most outspoken practitioners and advocates peacefully passed away this past weekend: Dr. Hal Huggins. Dr. Huggins received his DDS degree over 50 years ago at the University of Nebraska and practiced for decades in Colorado Springs. Continuing his education in 1990, he received his post-doc master’s degree from the University of …

Biosis #45: Responsible Optimism, What to Do about Root Canal Teeth & More!

The November 2014 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Responsible Optimism The sound of rain on the roof was a common one when I was a kid growing up on the farm in northwestern Washington. It was the sound that meant “The Evergreen State” would live …

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 3: The Toxins

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Read Part 1, “What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals”Read Part 2, “How ‘Saved’ Teeth Become a Problem” From the August 2014 issue of Biosis Last time, we ended by looking at the main pathways for toxins to travel from root canal treated teeth to the brain. Now …