Recommended Reading: Dr. James Rota’s Mirror of the Body

Reviewed by Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Mirror of the Body represents the collected thoughts and observations of a brilliant and inquiring dentist. Dr. James Rota, a general practitioner of dentistry whose life focus has been on holistic health, courageously raises important and vital questions concerning commonly accepted medical and dental procedures which can adversely […]

Research Continues to Support Oil Pulling

Since oil pulling turned trendy last year, research has continued to show that it works – and that it works with a variety of different oils, though sesame, as noted before, has been the traditional go-to oil. But it may be taking a backseat to coconut oil, about which the news seems to get only […]

Know Thy Health: 5 Years & 1000 Posts Later…

It’s a nice convergence: The 5 year anniversary of this blog and this, our 1000th post. It neither seems like so long or so many. But them’s the facts. Many thanks to all of you who check in here regularly; who are following us; who have liked, shared and commented. Of course, milestones are an […]

3 Keys to Keeping Your Smile Healthy & Whole

Healthful diet Excellent oral hygiene Conservative dental treatment of any problems that arise Tim Rainey, DDS: Basically, I knew that the way that we were preparing teeth back then was dead wrong; that you couldn’t go in and justify destroying massive amounts of tooth structure….We need to be much more conservative. Read Dr. Mercola’s comment […]

Mercury Amalgam Removal Can Only Be a Partial Solution

Originally posted 19 September 2008 It seems that some people, when they start learning the truth about the risks of amalgam fillings, will instantly ascribe all of their symptoms to the presence of mercury in their mouths. They want to get it out immediately and often expect to feel instantly better once it’s removed. But […]

The Only Thing that Matters Is Getting the Mercury Out, Right? (Not Quite)

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN We humans are natural pattern-seekers and storytellers. When something happens to us – especially if it’s unexpected or undesired – we instinctively use these traits to help us find the cause and meaning of our experience. As we discover patterns, we build an explanation – a “story” – that […]