health Archives - Page 2 of 21 - Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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 […]
Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
And for an excellent, thought-provoking discussion of the health care business (and the politics around that business) in the US, check out Terry Gross’s recent interview with Steven Brill on Fresh Air.
Posted on Thursday, January 8th, 2015
While we’re on the subject of top 10 lists, Dr. Paul Connett sent out a keeper just before Christmas: “Ten Key Papers that Challenge the Pro-Fluoride Mantra.” That “mantra,” of course, is “that fluoridation is ‘safe,’ ‘effective’ and ‘cost effective.” The 10 papers below provide a strong, science-based counterpoint to pro-fluoridation claims. Notably, several of […]