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The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry

Specialty: Dental health
Escalon, California
Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc. is a humanistic, holistic dental practice in Northern California. Dr. Verigin provides integrated, biological and mercury-free dental services.        
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2 Key Films on Dental Amalgam & Root Canals by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health There are a couple of videos we consistently recommend to incoming clients who ask about mercury and root canals…     To learn even more abou ... Read on »
Pressing for Action on Mercury, Pesticides by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health News came late last week of a couple of lawsuits you’ll want to keep an eye on. First, the IAOMT and others have filed suit against the FDA for failing to protect the ... Read on »
The Bully (Not the Teeth) by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Picture the typical bullied child. What do you see? Glasses? An odd haircut and unfashionable clothes? Awkward posture? How about their teeth? A study published l ... Read on »
A Time & a Place for Everything…Gluten-Free, Too by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Back in December, New York Times columnist Timothy Egan proposed a list of overused and “misused” words to be cast aside with the old year. No surprise that “gluten-free” ... Read on »
Biosis #42: Root Canals, Dental Implants, Real Food & More! by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The February 2014 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Stewards of the Earth Our curre ... Read on »
Just Because It Looks Healthy… by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Here’s a classroom activity we ran across recently for teaching kids the difference between tooth-friendly and not-so-tooth-friendly foods. See a problem anywhere? ... Read on »
Strange Place to Find a Defense of Dental Mercury by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Long-time readers of this blog may remember amalgam defender Dr. Rod Mackert from previous posts . He remains a paragon of consistency, continuing to insist that mercury f ... Read on »
Yet Another Look at Those “Mercury Is Safe” JAMA Studies by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Via the IAOMT : Dental amalgam may cause mercury poisoning in genetically susceptible children, according to a report published February 1 in the peer-reviewed jo ... Read on »
Speaking of Sugar… by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A couple years ago, Dr. Robert Lustig startled many with “The Toxic Truth About Sugar,” arguing in the prestigious science journal Nature that it should be regulated like ... Read on »
Stat!: Sugar Shifting the Paradigm by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Recommended maximum daily intake of added sugars, as a percentage of total calories: 10 Percent of US adults who exceed this: 71.4 And now mainstream medicine is f ... Read on »
Offered Dessert? Smile & Say “Cheese!” by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health When it comes to your teeth, there may be something to having cheese for dessert – and not just because it’s non-sugary and calcium-rich. Recently, scientists found that i ... Read on »
Why Pick a Poison? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A new study offers a new theory as to how fluoride really works: The findings revealed that fluoride reduces the ability of the decay-causing bacteria to stick. Tha ... Read on »
Monday Morning Funny: There’s a Drug for That by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health As Dr. V likes to say, drugs don’t have side effects; they have effects. So what happens in a drug-driven model of medicine? , Read on »
How Are Dental Implants Really? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Last fall, we told you about research showing that well-maintained natural teeth tend to last longer dental implants. Yet implant dentists often boast of success rates as ... Read on »
REALLY Needing a Dentist by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health No kind of pain is pleasant, but tooth pain can be a special kind of hurt. To wit : A Swedish convict was so desperate to get rid of his toothache that he esc ... Read on »
A Last Look Back at 2013… by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This past year, we hit a couple of milestones on a single day: this blog’s fifth anniversary and our 1000th post . While this was one of the year’s big highlights for us, ... Read on »
Happy Holidays from the Verigin Dental Health Team! by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health We’ll be back to regular posting on Monday, January 6, 2014. Read on »
Drug Dealer Dials Down the Dollars by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Some good news to end the week on ( via ProPublica ): In a major departure from industry practice, GlaxoSmithKline, the sixth-largest global drug maker, announced Tu ... Read on »
9 Reasons to Demand Real Food (Guest Post) by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Our bodies are not designed to eat the kind of highly processed products sold by the giant food corporations, nor the synthetic chemical residues that cling to industriall ... Read on »
Stat!: Supermarkets & the Illusion of Choice by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ah, the bounty of the typical American grocery store! Percent of cereal sales controlled by Kellogg, General Mills, PepsiCo and Post Foods: 79.9 Percent ... Read on »