KTH Flashback: Crumbling Teeth & the Need for a Comprehensive Biological Approach

Posted on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Updated from the original, posted March 23, 2016 If dental nightmares are your thing, the news can feed you plenty. First came “the horror dentist,” on trial for intentional violence and fraud. “Scores of people” have filed “complaints ranging from multiple healthy teeth removed, pieces of tools left in teeth, abscesses, recurrent infections and misshapen […]


Do We Really Need More Products?

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Last month, at a California Dental Association meeting in Anaheim, one presenting dentist lamented the fact that despite all the hygiene coaching and fluoride, too many patients were coming back with cavities. “Give me something to treat this disease that’s better than something my patients can buy at a drugstore,” Dr. Novy told the crowd […]


The Endangered Patient-Doctor Relationship

Posted on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Congratulations to Marlisa Hartmann, who won the giveaway copy of Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic! And thank you to all who entered the drawing. We hope to offer others in the near future. Stay tuned for details. Meantime, on to this week’s post! New patients are often surprised at the time we take […]


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 […]


Recommended Reading: The Implant Biz, the Modern Jaw

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

The Danger Within Us One of the things we love about our patients is that they tend to be devoted to learning as much as they can about mouth-body health and how to achieve their desired level of wellness. They read. A lot. And it shows. If you’re one of them – or like them […]


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 […]


Patients Caught in the Tentacles of the Allopathic System

Posted on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN   Physicians trained in orthodox Western medicine are marvelously able to treat cases that come into emergency rooms – victims of accidents or shootings, say, or acute infections. They are armed with a wide array of powerful drugs and exceptional surgical skills to save lives, give miraculous relief, or […]


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. […]


Guest Post: Not Just the Sugars but the Refined Starches, Too

Posted on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Our thanks to the office of Houston biological dentist Dr. Bill Glaros for letting us share this recent post from their blog. You’ll find the original here. We’ve all heard that sugar rots your teeth. But believe it or don’t, there may be something even worse: sugar and starch together. At least, that’s the case […]



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