Resisting GMOs

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you were probably conscientious about avoiding GMOs long before Prop. 37’s failure last November. Maybe you’re even more so now. As consumers and stewards of our own health, we didn’t throw up our hands in failure. So long as GMOs are in our food supply, we continue […]


KTH Flashback: Harder Than Doing Your Taxes? Hardly!

Posted on Friday, May 17th, 2013

Originally posted May 30, 2012 There are some stunning statistics in the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s latest Food & Health Survey, released last week. Here’s one mind-blower: Nine out of ten Americans describe their health as good or better, a significant increase from previous years. The majority (60%) report that their health is […]


KTH Flashback: Patients, Doctors & the Elephant in the Room

Posted on Friday, May 10th, 2013

Originally posted March 30, 2009 Over the years, our practice has become increasingly specialized. Of course we continue to provide general dental services, but a large portion of our practice is made up of people with chronic illnesses and dysfunction, who want to see what role their dental and oral conditions might be playing in […]


Know Thy Health: 5 Years & 1000 Posts Later…

Posted on Monday, May 6th, 2013

It’s a nice convergence: The 5 year anniversary of this blog and this, our 1000th post. It neither seems like so long or so many. But them’s the facts. Many thanks to all of you who check in here regularly; who are following us; who have liked, shared and commented. Of course, milestones are an […]


Depriving Kids of Fluoride

Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2013

As the song says, Repetition is very, very, very, very good, good, good, very, very good! (Oh, yeah.) In 2009: Five billion gallons of bottled water were consumed in 2000, an increase of more than 200 percent from a decade earlier. Whether consumers drink more bottled water because it is an alternative to soda, or […]


Healing as Process

Posted on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN As I’ve mentioned before, there are no silver bullets. The best question to begin with is not “Are mercury fillings the problem?” but “What are all the factors that may be contributing to the illness or dysfunction?” This helps us identify all potential sources of homotoxins, whether of dental […]


Where Does the Mercury Go?

Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Despite the talk of pro-mercury dentists, amalgam is far from an ideal filling material. Let this video count the ways (as well as wax rapturous over newfangled composite resin fillings – already decades old by the time the clip was uploaded to YouTube): Oh, yeah – mercury fillings are also toxic. Earlier this year, the […]


It’s in the Water: Triclosan

Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013

There are things besides fluoride that you’re better off not having in your toothpaste – sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), for instance, and triclosan. As we mentioned before, the latter is a known endocrine disruptor. Other health risks include increased allergies, thyroid problems and muscle impairment (possibly contributing to to heart problems) . Brought to market […]



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