The Trouble with Implants, Mixed Metals Edition

Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

No one would be surprised if you missed this oh-so-important celebrity item amidst news about the Kavanaugh hearings, midterm elections, and the MLB postseason (Go Braves!): Dave Grohl, frontman for the Foo Fighters, had some dental work done. As Alternative Nation reported, discogrohl has posted the first photo of Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl’s teeth, […]


Medical Implants & Chronic Disease

Posted on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

We’re just going to leave this here: According to Mark W. Clemens, MD, Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery and senior investigator, the team looked at “certain rare diseases” and found an association with some autoimmune diseases and cancers, including scleroderma and melanoma. “This study did not report a direct link or causative effect between implants and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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) […]


Dental Implants: Hype vs. Reality

Posted on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

You often hear implant dentists brag about implant success rates as high as 98% – despite the fact that such numbers just don’t jibe with reality. The reality is much more modest (and non-industry funded). And as we noted before, this is partly because implants are often placed into the diseased tissue. After all, tooth […]


“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 […]


Root Canals, Implants & Their Implication in Disease

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

A presentation by late, great Dr. Hal Huggins for the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation: For more on this topic, check out our resource page “What You Need to Know About Root Canals and Dental Implants.” For more videos like this, browse our library of recommended videos.


What Do Patients Think About Dental Implants?

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

“Have you ever seen this stat before?” Dr. V recently asked, showing us an image he’d recently seen on Facebook. A survey conducted by the American Academy of Periodontology found that over 70 percent of respondents reported being “pleased” or “extremely satisfied” with the results of their dental implants. Considering the relationship between implants and […]


Crumbling Teeth & the Need for a Comprehensive Biological Approach

Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

If dental nightmares are your thing, the news has been feeding you plenty lately. 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 mouths between 2009 and 2013.” Yikes! […]



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