Choosing Your Route to Healing: A Mercury Removal Case History

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Our blog is a companion to our newsletter, offering health news, recommended articles and websites, video and more. Its title plays on the ancient Greek aphorism gnothi seauton: know thyself. We believe that knowing thy self and thy health are both crucial to wellbeing. For as our practice philosophy …

Mercury: Out of Sweden, In Your Soda and Elsewhere in the News

Great news out of Sweden: The Government today decided to introduce a blanket ban on mercury. The ban means that the use of dental amalgam in fillings will cease and that it will no longer be permitted to place products containing mercury on the Swedish market. “Sweden is now leading the way in removing and …

More Tarnish on “Silver” Fillings

Think small. One microgram. That’s one millionth of a gram. One millionth the weight of a single paper clip. Now think even smaller: just one tenth of that single microgram. One tenth of one millionth of a gram. This is the amount of methylmercury per kilogram of your body weight that the EPA says is …

No Evidence that Mercury Fillings Are a Health Hazard? Guess Again.

Please. Dr. Weil. Stop. In June 2008, the FDA settled a lawsuit with some consumer groups by agreeing to warn the public about the potential health risks posed by mercury from amalgam fillings, even though no new evidence has emerged linking the amalgam fillings to health problems. While there is no question that mercury vapor …