Root Canals Are Nothing to “Celebrate”

Another year, another National Root Canal Awareness Week…and rather than rehash – because what’s there to say about this auspicious event that we’ve not said before? – we want to share with you what remains one of the best documentaries we’ve seen on the problems root canal treatment poses to human health: But there is […]

From Biosis #50: Why We Need to Address the Ground System First, Before Doing Even More Dentistry: 2 Case Histories

The Spring 2016 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, went out this week and featured the next installment of Dr. V’s multipart article on dentistry’s need to move beyond being “just another profession.” We reproduce it here in full. Dr. Verigin’s Comment: Why We Need to Address the Ground System First, Before Doing Even More […]

Defeating the Purpose of a Dental “Bargain”

Oh, the news that turns up when you have Google Alerts set up for “root canals”: As if smoking were the worst of it. Broadmeadows Magistrate Court heard Muhammad Velipasaoglu smoked, spoke on the phone, didn’t wear a face mask or gloves and had unwashed hands while performing nine consecutive root canals on a young […]

From the Archives: Not Just the Mercury Fillings or Just the Root Canals or Implants or Cavitations

Originally posted in slightly different form January 14, 2013 “The brain taking shortcuts is one of the cornerstones of human intelligence,” says cognitive neuroscientist Itiel Dror. Shortcuts enable the brain to deal with the mismatch between the capacity, the computational power, of the brain, and the need to process some of the information. * * […]

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 […]

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 […]

What You Need to Know about Root Canals & Dental Implants

The Trouble with Root Canals Each of your teeth is a vital – that is, living – organ. Like your liver, lungs, kidneys and other organs, teeth sometimes become diseased and fail. In that case, a dentist may recommend root canal treatment, which starts with removing the dentinal pulpal complex – the tooth’s “guts,” so […]

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 2

Read Part 1, “What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals” From the May 2014 issue of Biosis: How “Saved” Teeth Become a Problem By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Last time, we took a closer look at Dr. Weston Price’s root canal research. This work is often misunderstood. Many people – in his own […]