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 […]

Our Outer Environment, Our Inner Environment

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN From Biosis #49, Winter 2015 Last time, we looked at the current state of dentistry, where what has evolved is largely unfit to support the whole body health and wellness of individuals. We also looked at some evolutionary paths the industry failed to follow, much to the detriment of […]

Biosis #49: Finding a World of Blessings, Outer Environment/Inner Environment & A New Book on Biological Dentistry

The Winter 2015 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Finding a World of Blessings If you’ve been getting our newsletter for a while, you know about my sometime struggles to turn out this column. Deadlines seem to come faster and faster. And sometimes topics do, too! […]

From the Archives: FAQ on the Biological Dental Perspective

Originally posted in slightly different form November 9, 2011 Since 2004, Dr. Gary Verigin’s free newsletter Biosis has offered its readers comment and teaching by Dr. Verigin, health news, wellness tips and more – all within an integrative, biological dental frame. It’s name comes from the Greek word meaning “to live.” “Biosis” means “a mode […]

From the Archives: Just What Is Biological Dentistry Anyway?

Originally published December 10, 2012 Look at, say, a random 20 websites on “biological dentistry,” and no one could blame you for being unsure as to what the specialty is all about. The term gets used in a lot of different ways, not always accurately. For instance, you may see it applied to a practice […]

From Microbes in the Mouth to Dysfunction in the Body: Focal Infection Theory

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Integrative, biological medicine insists that the relationship between oral and systemic health is so important, dentists have a responsibility for the general health of their patients. This connection has been understood for decades. So it makes you wonder: Why has it taken so long for medical science to accept […]

Guest Post: Instead of Antibiotics…

Our thanks to Dr. Bill Glaros for letting us share this recent post from his office blog on ours… As if there were still some question about it, a pair of recent news items confirms the great American love affair with antibiotics. First came a new study which found that despite all warnings and guidance, […]

Whole Body Illness & Biological Terrain Analysis (BTA)

Regularly, we’re contacted by people who have spent a lot of time and money on dental procedures they believed treated the “root cause” of their systemic illness – mercury amalgam fillings, root canals, cavitations or other sources of focal infection. Some experienced no improvement at all or even got sicker. Others experienced relief for a […]

Oral Health-Oral Cancer Conundrum

Late last month, you might have noticed a lot of whoop-de-doo about a study which found a link between poor oral health and oral HPV infection. More than one headline suggested that brushing and flossing might lower your risk of cancer. “The finding,” however, is a “modest association,” said Aimée R. Kreimer, an epidemiologist at […]