Traumatized Teeth

Something you might see every day: babies and toddlers exploring their world by putting stuff in their mouths. Something you don’t see every day: Yes, it was stuck there, lodged firmly between the three year old’s lower front teeth – so firmly that his mother rushed him to emergency care to have it removed. She …

Why “Biological” Comes First in “Biological Dental Medicine”

by Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN I used to have mercury amalgam fillings. In fact, by the time I enrolled in the University of Washington Dental School, most of my molars were plugged with them. And I considered myself a happy, very healthy person. Any problems I had seemed minor: a bad bout of acne …