From the Archives: Not Just the Mercury Fillings or Just the Root Canals or Implants or Cavitations

Originally posted in slightly different form January 14, 2013 “The brain taking shortcuts is one of the cornerstones of human intelligence,” says cognitive neuroscientist Itiel Dror. Shortcuts enable the brain to deal with the mismatch between the capacity, the computational power, of the brain, and the need to process some of the information. * * […]

What You Need to Know about Cavitations

Your teeth are attached to bone by connective tissue called the periodontal ligament. If you have a tooth extracted, this ligament needs to be removed, too, along with about 2 mm of the surrounding alveolar bone – the bony ridge containing the tooth socket. If this isn’t done, any pathogenic microbes (disease-causing “germs”) present will […]

The Terrain-Centered Paradigm, Part 1

Which Comes First, the Pathogenic Microbe or the Disordered Terrain? By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Originally posted in Biosis #33 (May 2011) What tomorrow’s children are to bewill be determined by what today’s parents-to-bechoose to be. – S. Colleen Graham Your life starts to take shape long before you’re born, influenced by things like […]

Healing as Process

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN As I’ve mentioned before, there are no silver bullets. The best question to begin with is not “Are mercury fillings the problem?” but “What are all the factors that may be contributing to the illness or dysfunction?” This helps us identify all potential sources of homotoxins, whether of dental […]

Implants, Cavitations & Not-So-Great Expectations

The very act of selling creates expectations. Consider dental implants, which are typically pushed as the best thing for replacing teeth. They’re described as the closest thing to natural teeth in terms of both form and function, and easier to care for than a bridge, partial (denture) or other prosthetic. Unsurprisingly, people believe it – […]

Not Just the Mercury Fillings or Just the Root Canals or Implants or Cavitations

“The brain taking shortcuts is one of the cornerstones of human intelligence,” says cognitive neuroscientist Itiel Dror. Shortcuts enable the brain to deal with the mismatch between the capacity, the computational power, of the brain, and the need to process some of the information. * * * The fact that we have a smaller brain, […]

Dr. Shankland on Cavitations

A specialist in head pain, TMJ, NICO lesions, fibromyalgia and other illnesses with dental correlations, Dr. Wes Shankland gives a comprehensive talk on cavitations: what they are, how they impact health, and how they’re diagnosed and treated: To learn even more, watch Suzin Stockton’s presentation on ischemic osteonecrosis or access the materials on our cavitations […]

Pain after Tooth-Pulling? Why You Need to Let Your Dentist Know

Via Australia’s Herald Sun, A woman who had to have a jaw reconstruction and all her bottom teeth removed after a simple tooth extraction is suing a Queensland hospital. Suzanne Marie Scott, 48, claims medical staff at Kirwan Women’s Hospital in Townsville should have diagnosed the onset of osteomylitis – a chronic bone infection – […]

Beyond Amalgam: Suzin Stockton on Cavitations

“I’m not a dentist. I’ve never worked for a dentist. What I am is a professional dental patient. I have more manhours in the chair than I like to think about, and that’s kind of how I’ve learned what I’ve learned – that and groping for information.” – Suzin Stockton And what she learned was […]