What You Need to Know about Root Canals & Dental Implants

The Trouble with Root Canals Each of your teeth is a vital – that is, living – organ. Like your liver, lungs, kidneys and other organs, teeth sometimes become diseased and fail. In that case, a dentist may recommend root canal treatment, which starts with removing the dentinal pulpal complex – the tooth’s “guts,” so …

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 2

Read Part 1, “What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals” From the May 2014 issue of Biosis: How “Saved” Teeth Become a Problem By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Last time, we took a closer look at Dr. Weston Price’s root canal research. This work is often misunderstood. Many people – in his own …

Biosis #43: Attitude, Root Canals & Gluten-Free Foods

The May 2014 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Easy as ABC A stands for ATTITUDE! Zig Ziglar used to talk about how there were two kinds of people in the world: optimists and pessimists. Optimists, he said, jump out of bed saying, “Good morning, Lord!” …

Just Yank Out the Tooth?

A great comic we recently ran across:   A not-so-great real world example that recently ran in an email from Mercola.com, just below the large supplement ad:   Suffice it to say, the article has relatively little to say about extraction. In fact, the real title of the article is much less flashy, much more …

Root Canals Are a Chronic Focus, Part 1

From the February 2014 issue of Biosis: What Weston Price REALLY Learned About Root Canals By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Every week, we get calls from people who desperately want to know if we remove root canal teeth. They say that somewhere on the Web, they’ve read that having those teeth removed may relieve …

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 …

How Are Dental Implants Really?

Last fall, we told you about research showing that well-maintained natural teeth tend to last longer dental implants. Yet implant dentists often boast of success rates as high as 98%. Now, new research again calls such claims into question. A critical review just published in the Journal of Dental Research compared the long-term survival of …

“First, Do No Harm…”

By definition, a root canal tooth is a dead tooth. The procedure involves removing the dentinal pulpal complex – the tooth’s “guts,” so to speak, rich in nerves, blood vessels and delicate connective tissue. The goal is to disinfect and protect the tooth from further infection, but no one has yet found a way to …

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 …