KTH Flashback: “Holistic” and “Biological” Are NOT Interchangeable Terms

Posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Originally posted June 21, 2017 Over the past decade or so, conventional dentistry has finally begun to appreciate the relationship between oral and systemic health. It’s a welcome change. Just the other day, we ran across an article on dentistry’s “paradigm shift.” The dental field is experiencing a paradigm shift in which the mouth is […]


Oh, the Humanity!

Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Would you like to get your dental care from a robot? If you said “no, thanks,” you’re in a narrow majority. According to a recent survey, 51% said they “were moderately or strongly opposed to robotic dentistry.” Of course, it makes a difference what type of procedure is asked about. While most expressed little opposition […]


Put Up the Piñata!: It’s Root Canal Awareness Week Yet Again

Posted on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Updated from the original Another year, another National Root Canal Awareness Week is underway, courtesy of the American Association of Endodontists (i.e., root canal specialists). “Millions of root canal treatments are performed successfully every year,” says one past AAE president, “saving natural teeth and helping patients keep their smiles.” More than 3/4 individuals they surveyed […]


KTH Flashback: Removing Mercury Amalgam Fillings – an Important Step but Just One Step

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Originally posted June 7, 2017; updated Imagine you’re locked in a room where low levels of carbon monoxide are constantly being piped in. Eventually, you start to get a headache. You feel queasy, dizzy, weak. But before you get to feeling any worse, someone comes to let you out. A feeling of relief comes quick. […]


A Closer Look at the Biological Terrain (a/k/a the Extracellular Matrix)

Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Health and illness are driven by the condition of the body’s internal environment or biological terrain. But what is the terrain, exactly? What is it made of? What happens there? How can we support its optimal function – and thus our optimal health? In the webinar below, naturopath Dr. Stefan Kuprowsky covers the essentials of […]


KTH Flashback: A Tale of Two Surveys, or Dentistry’s Role in Healthcare

Posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Originally posted August 16, 2017; updated Once upon a time – last year, to be exact – a Pew survey suggested that for all the problems with American healthcare these days, people just lurve their physicians. According to the survey, almost 90% of those who saw a doctor in the past year felt their provider […]


Just How Common Is BPA in Dental Sealants?

Posted on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

According to the logic of the American Dental Association, the BPA released from many dental sealants is “safe” because kids get more exposure to this endocrine disrupting chemical from other products. We didn’t say we understand how that logic works. We can say that it totally sidesteps the fact that exposure from sealants does occur. […]


With Dental Implants, It’s Not Just About Biocompatibility

Posted on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

When it comes to dental implants, there are some who say that so long as they’re “biocompatible” ceramic zirconium, implants are a-ok. But biocompatibility is hardly the issue. Any kind of implant will necessarily interfere with the body’s self-regulating abilities; will disturb the biological terrain. As Dr. V has noted before, Biological Terrain Analysis (BTA) […]


The Causes of Illness & Degenerative Diseases, Part 3: The Homotoxins All Around Us (and In Us)

Posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN The word “toxicology” is derived from two Greek words: toxikon, meaning poison, and logia, meaning a field of study. Homotoxicology, then, is the study of how toxins affect humans, homo sapiens. It was developed in the mid-20th century by German physician Hans-Heinrich Reckeweg and is known today as bioregulatory […]


A (Bio)Logical Path to Health

Posted on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

According to new data from the California Health Care Foundation, Americans spent just under $120 billion on dental care in 2015. That’s a lot of money – until you consider that it’s a measly 4% of the total spent on health care that year. All told, Americans spent $3 trillion on all health care that […]



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