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“Holistic” and “Biological” Are NOT Interchangeable Terms

Over the past decade or so, conventional dentistry has finally begun to appreciate the relationship between oral and systemic health. It’s a welcome change. Just the other day, we ran across an article on dentistry’s “paradigm shift.” The dental field … Continue reading

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Is It Stress That’s Making You Grind Your Teeth – or Something More?

“Stress sheared off my front teeth,” Demi Moore recently told Jimmy Fallon. And she isn’t alone. For months, my jaw and teeth have been in a constant state of clenching and grinding. Now, a molar had broken in half, pushed … Continue reading

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Removing Mercury Amalgam Fillings – an Important Step but Just One Step

Imagine you’re locked in a room where low levels of carbon monoxide are constantly being piped in. Eventually, you start to get a headache. You feel queasy, dizzy, weak. But before you get to feeling any worse, someone comes to … Continue reading

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Mind/Body Unity & the Need for Authenticity

A wonderful, thought-provoking talk by Canadian physician, Dr. Gabor Maté: Learn more about Dr. Maté and his work. The post Mind/Body Unity & the Need for Authenticity appeared first on Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.. Originally from Gary M. Verigin, … Continue reading

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Tooth Loss, Dementia, & the Biological Terrain

It wasn’t so long ago that most dentists scoffed at the notion that oral and systemic health are related. After all, they were trained – and still are largely trained – to be mouth mechanics, specialists at repairing problems in … Continue reading

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The Illusion of “Side Effects”

Some news items say so much all on their own. Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found. … Continue reading

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Clash of the Health Polls

The Central Valley isn’t known for being all that healthy of a place. According to the latest rankings, most Valley communities rank in the bottom half of the list of 150 US cities – and most of those toward the … Continue reading

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