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! […]

Mercury Amalgam Affects More Than Just the Teeth It’s Packed In

Sometimes, you can’t help but wonder if dental mercury’s defenders operate on the belief that if you say something over and over and over and over and over and over again, repetition shall make it so: Yawn. But let’s pretend – just for a moment – that mercury amalgam is all that its defenders claim […]

Biosis #42: Root Canals, Dental Implants, Real Food & More!

The February 2014 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Stewards of the Earth Our current drought can remind us to never take nature’s customary abundance for granted. And it may lead us to focus more fully on what part we each might play in the judicious […]

Why the Dental Establishment Likes the Global Mercury Treaty

Last month, the Minimata Convention on Mercury – intended to reduce mercury use and emissions around the world – was officially launched. The 140 nations involved now have a year to sign the treaty, which includes provisions for a “phase-down” of dental amalgam. Considering that both the American Dental Association (ADA) and British Dental Association […]

Environmental Influences on Chronic Illness: Chemicals & the Terrain

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Do you ever wonder why some people don’t believe facts, despite all evidence? For instance, think of the known links between environmental factors and autism, asthma and other health conditions affecting more and more children. Why would anyone doubt the connection between toxins and illness? In A Compromised Generation, […]

It’s in the Water: Triclosan

There are things besides fluoride that you’re better off not having in your toothpaste – sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), for instance, and triclosan. As we mentioned before, the latter is a known endocrine disruptor. Other health risks include increased allergies, thyroid problems and muscle impairment (possibly contributing to to heart problems) . Brought to market […]