Tag Archives: dental restorations

Is There A Battery In Your Mouth? (Guest Post)

Our thanks to the office of St. Louis biological dentist Dr. Michael Rehme for letting us share his article on an often overlooked dental condition: oral galvanism. Is there a battery in your mouth? That’s a strange question to ask … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of a (Dental Kind of) “Clip Joint”

Here’s a minor but attention-grabbing dental horror story: “A former dentist in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud for using paper clips instead of stainless steel posts in root canals.” Um. Okay. Technically, though, posts aren’t used in root … Continue reading

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Drill-Happy Dentistry?

  Over the past several years, there’s been a growing awareness of overmedicalization and overtreatment within the medical establishment. While there are certainly many people who suffer from lack of access to health services, too much medicine is perhaps an … Continue reading

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Biosis 34: Chemicals & the Biological Terrain, Natural Rejuvenation & More

The August 2011 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Natural Rejuvenation When you’re out on the water with fishing pole in hand, the boat gently rocking, you have time to take … Continue reading

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Mercury vs. BPA?

For years, the standard line of argument for mercury has been something like, “Mercury has been used for more than 150 years without any problem.” Of course, this notion has, over and again, been proven false, most recently by the … Continue reading

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Restoring a Tooth: How CAD-CAM Crowns Are Made

Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Note: Audio may drop out midway through parts 2 and 3.   To learn more about CAD-CAM restorations – how they’re made and how they’re used – and to see before and after pictures … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Read Beyond the Headline

Another week, another hmmm-inducing headline to add to our collection (see items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6), this time courtesy of a media release posted on Medical News Today:     Amid the on-going controversy over the safety … Continue reading

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