It’s the Environment, Not the “Germ”

Posted on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Long ago and far away…well, back in the mid-19th century, scientists like Claude Bernard and Antoine Bechamp first challenged Pasteur’s “germ theory” of disease. But while Pasteur may have been declared winner of that battle, science continues to vindicate Bernard, Bechamp, and the many other scientists who followed their research path. For instance, consider the […]


Tooth Loss, Dementia, & the Biological Terrain

Posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

It wasn’t so long ago that most dentists scoffed at the notion that oral and systemic health are related. After all, they were trained – and still are largely trained – to be mouth mechanics, specialists at repairing problems in isolation, with little consideration for how that might affect the rest of the body. Now, […]


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 […]


True Healing Can ONLY Begin with Improving the State of the Terrain

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Last December, I was in consultation with a patient who was trying to understand the concept of how a body gets so polluted that serious illness results. A 50ish woman, she was trying to grasp why we needed to improve the health of her biological terrain first, before removing […]


From Biosis #50: Why We Need to Address the Ground System First, Before Doing Even More Dentistry: 2 Case Histories

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, went out this week and featured the next installment of Dr. V’s multipart article on dentistry’s need to move beyond being “just another profession.” We reproduce it here in full. Dr. Verigin’s Comment: Why We Need to Address the Ground System First, Before Doing Even More […]


Our Outer Environment, Our Inner Environment

Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN From Biosis #49, Winter 2015 Last time, we looked at the current state of dentistry, where what has evolved is largely unfit to support the whole body health and wellness of individuals. We also looked at some evolutionary paths the industry failed to follow, much to the detriment of […]


From the Archives: FAQ on the Biological Dental Perspective

Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Originally posted in slightly different form November 9, 2011 Since 2004, Dr. Gary Verigin’s free newsletter Biosis has offered its readers comment and teaching by Dr. Verigin, health news, wellness tips and more – all within an integrative, biological dental frame. It’s name comes from the Greek word meaning “to live.” “Biosis” means “a mode […]


From the Archives: Just What Is Biological Dentistry Anyway?

Posted on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Originally published December 10, 2012 Look at, say, a random 20 websites on “biological dentistry,” and no one could blame you for being unsure as to what the specialty is all about. The term gets used in a lot of different ways, not always accurately. For instance, you may see it applied to a practice […]


From Microbes in the Mouth to Dysfunction in the Body: Focal Infection Theory

Posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Integrative, biological medicine insists that the relationship between oral and systemic health is so important, dentists have a responsibility for the general health of their patients. This connection has been understood for decades. So it makes you wonder: Why has it taken so long for medical science to accept […]



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