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Conventional Dentistry Actually Takes a Step Forward

Focal infection theory holds that problems in one part of the body can and do affect health throughout the body. And for decades, the dental establishment has pooh-poohed it. Well… Just this past week, BDJ published a summary of a … Continue reading

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A (Bio)Logical Path to Health

According to new data from the California Health Care Foundation, Americans spent just under $120 billion on dental care in 2015. That’s a lot of money – until you consider that it’s a measly 4% of the total spent on … Continue reading

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“This Diet Is Killing Us”

There’s a great meme we saw on Facebook recently: There is no junk food. Junk is considered useless or of little value. It is synonymous with rubbish. If it is junk, it isn’t food. Food nourishes and sustains us. It … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again with the Caries Vaccine

Every few years, you hear about some new tooth decay vaccine that’s being developed, certain to make dental caries a thing of the past. And then, for another year or three, when some other research team emerges with yet another … Continue reading

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KTH Flashback: Resigned to a Lifetime of Tooth Decay?

Originally posted February 17, 2016 Like other chronic diseases, dental caries – tooth decay – is largely preventable. With that in mind, read it and weep: Over 40% of more than 1,000 U.S. adults surveyed believe they have little or … Continue reading

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“A Root Canal Is a Fatally Flawed Procedure”

The post “A Root Canal Is a Fatally Flawed Procedure” appeared first on Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.. Originally from Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.

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When Tooth Decay Happens Despite Fluoride

Considering that fluoride is in nearly all common toothpastes and most of the water we drink, you’d think tooth decay would be just a distant memory by now. But no. Nearly 20% of kids and over 30% of adults have … Continue reading

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