Dr. V’s Evolution to Mercury-Free, Mercury-Safe Dentistry

Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

This week marks the fifth annual Mercury-Free Dentistry Week, a campaign coordinated by Dr. Mercola and Consumers for Dental Choice to raise awareness of dental amalgam’s toxic burden, the alternative of biological dentistry, and the promise of a mercury-free future. Our office began the transition to mercury-free in the mid-1970s, as Dr. Verigin began investigating […]


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 […]


How Whole Body Illness Evolves

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015

A terrific explanation of a fundamental concept in biological dental medicine, via New York naturopathic physician Dr. Saul Marcus: To learn more, visit our info and resources page on Whole Body Illness and Biological Terrain Analysis (BTA) or explore Dr. V’s Biodental Library.


Exercise Matters

Posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Exercise is one of those things we all know we should do to stay healthy. Still, most of us fail to do enough of it. In fact, only about 20% of adults meet the standard guidelines for physical activity. There are plenty of reasons why it can be so hard for so many of us […]


Eminently Quotable: Mahatma Gandhi

Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

We have got into the habit of calling in a doctor for the most trivial diseases. Where there is no regular doctor available, we take the advice of mere quacks. We labour under the fatal delusion that no disease can be cured without medicine. This has been responsible for more mischief to mankind than any […]


Biosis #46: Dentistry Shouldn’t Be “Just Another Profession,” Embracing Difference, & More!

Posted on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

The February 2015 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Embracing Difference I think of the patchwork quilts my great grandmother once made. From her large basket of remnants and still serviceable parts of well-worn housedresses and work shirts, she prepared patches and sewed them together. You […]


Yet More Evidence Pointing to Mercury Amalgam’s Risk

Posted on Thursday, January 15th, 2015

In 2000, Freya Koss filed a personal malpractice suit against her former dentist. Her complaint alleged that the dentist had exposed her to dangerous levels of mercury vapor during the unsafe removal of an existing amalgam filling and replacement with a new one. Further, she alleged that her injuries were due to numerous deviations from […]



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