“We’re Sitting on a Time Bomb”

Posted on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about dental implants, not the least of which is that implants are often placed in diseased tissue. After all, most extractions happen due to severe gum disease or deep decay. That doesn’t just go away with a tooth once it’s taken out. One result is what’s come […]

The Future of Self-Repairing Teeth?

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Another year, another spate of stories about saying goodbye to the dental drill and hello to “self-repairing” teeth. Unlike most, though, this latest possibility – still in the expermental stages – actually sounds very practical and very promising. Research just published in Scientific Reports shows that an Alzheimer’s drug called Tideglusib stimulated dentin growth in […]

BPA-Free Teethers Might Not Be So BPA-Free

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

If you have a teething child, this isn’t exactly the news you’d like to start the year with: A study in the journal Environmental Science & Technology reports that all tested plastic teethers contained BPA and other endocrine–disruptors that leached at low levels. Such compounds interfere with hormones and can cause developmental, reproductive, and neurological […]

Coming Together for the Holidays

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

By JoAnne Boettcher-Verigin From Biosis 53 (Winter 2016), Dr. V’s quarterly newsletter Whenever the holidays came around during my childhood, so did my uncles – usually full of argument. And they would get LOUD! They could be arguing about something as important as politics or as mundane as how to carve our holiday roast. They […]

Cavitations & Their Impact on Overall Health

Posted on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN One of the main goals of true biological dental medicine is to reestablish the patient’s overall health by eliminating long-term obstacles. These include Dental implants of any kind, metal or ceramic. Root canal filled teeth. Untreated devitalized (dead) teeth. Restored teeth displaying chronic inflammation. Restored teeth with heavy metals […]

KTH Flashback: Modern Chronic Illness, a Cumulative Condition

Posted on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Originally posted January 20, 2016 Many of the patients we see come to us with longstanding health problems they suspect are related to things like root canal teeth, mercury amalgam fillings and cavitations. But while such dental factors may indeed be playing a role, they’re seldom – if ever – the sole cause of distress. […]

Thanks-Giving: 11 More Awesome Quotes on Gratitude

Posted on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

“I made cranberry sauce, and when it was done put it into a dark blue bowl for the beautiful contrast. I was thinking, doing this, about the old ways of gratitude: Indians thanking the deer they’d slain, grace before supper, kneeling before bed. I was thinking that gratitude is too much absent in our lives […]

Are Loneliness & Your Health Related?

Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Physician Dr. Lissa Rankin says, “Yes” – and offers some thought-provoking ideas for becoming less isolated, more connected. “This is medicine, people,” she says…

Brush, Floss,…Sleep

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

When you think about taking care of your teeth, you probably think of brushing, flossing, eating right, and seeing your dentist for regular cleanings. But there are other drivers of oral health that you might not think of right away. Sleep, for instance. Previous research, such as the 2007 Journal of Periodontology study we told […]

Guest Post: Fast Food Medicine or Individualized Health Care?

Posted on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Our thanks to the office of integrative physician Dr. Joe Sciabbarrasi for letting us share this post from their blog. (Original) Ever since the 2004 release of Super Size Me, there’s been the occasional “debunking” story about this person or that who ate nothing but McDonald’s and still lost weight. Of course, unlike Morgan Spurlock, […]

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