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The Trouble with Implants, Mixed Metals Edition

No one would be surprised if you missed this oh-so-important celebrity item amidst news about the Kavanaugh hearings, midterm elections, and the MLB postseason (Go Braves!): Dave Grohl, frontman for the Foo Fighters, had some dental work done. As Alternative … Continue reading

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Medical Implants & Chronic Disease

We’re just going to leave this here: According to Mark W. Clemens, MD, Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery and senior investigator, the team looked at “certain rare diseases” and found an association with some autoimmune diseases and cancers, including scleroderma and … Continue reading

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Soft Bristles or Not So Soft?: What’s Best for Toothbrushing?

A new review of earlier research confirms the main rationale for dentists recommending soft-bristle toothbrushes over harder-bristle ones: They’re less apt to damage your gums. The researchers sifted through nearly 2000 studies to get to the 13 that met their … Continue reading

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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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