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 […]

Guest Post: Instead of Antibiotics…

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Our thanks to Dr. Bill Glaros for letting us share this recent post from his office blog on ours… As if there were still some question about it, a pair of recent news items confirms the great American love affair with antibiotics. First came a new study which found that despite all warnings and guidance, […]

Whole Body Illness & Biological Terrain Analysis (BTA)

Posted on Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Regularly, we’re contacted by people who have spent a lot of time and money on dental procedures they believed treated the “root cause” of their systemic illness – mercury amalgam fillings, root canals, cavitations or other sources of focal infection. Some experienced no improvement at all or even got sicker. Others experienced relief for a […]

Oral Health-Oral Cancer Conundrum

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Late last month, you might have noticed a lot of whoop-de-doo about a study which found a link between poor oral health and oral HPV infection. More than one headline suggested that brushing and flossing might lower your risk of cancer. “The finding,” however, is a “modest association,” said Aimée R. Kreimer, an epidemiologist at […]

The Terrain-Centered Paradigm, Part 3

Posted on Friday, September 13th, 2013

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN A slightly different version of this post was published in Biosis #36 (February 2012 ) Before we continue, I encourage you again to read – or re-read my short (and free) e-book How Illness Happens: An Introduction to the Biological Terrain, which introduces concepts that underlie the rest of […]

The Terrain-Centered Paradigm, Part 2

Posted on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Originally published in Biosis #33 (May 2011) The idea that “germs” cause disease was developed in the 1880s by French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur. It was a radical notion. Going against a large body of research, Pasteur’s theory insisted that microbes cause change but don’t change themselves. The […]

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