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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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To Rinse or Not to Rinse? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Think about what your teeth are like just before you brush them. They’re probably a little on the gnarly side. Think particles of food, predigested by saliva. Think of ... Read on »
Stat!: Delaying Dentistry by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Percentage of American adults who have delayed or will delay dental care due to economic concerns: 36 Percentage who say they know this will cost them more mo ... Read on »
Capturing the Tooth Fairy by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ask a bunch of kids what the tooth fairy looks like , get a bunch of different answers. Sure, there will be some commonalities – the character is most often human-like ... Read on »
Food Is More Than… by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health You know what Soylent Green is. Just plain “Soylent,” on the other hand, is a mix of vitamins and minerals intended to replicate “exactly what the body need ... Read on »
Yet Another Downside to BPA-Laced Sealants by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Sealants are done by placing a thin layer of composite as a protective coating for tooth enamel – for once it’s damaged, enamel cannot grow back. In fact, it’s the only ti ... Read on »
Obesity as “Disease”? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health What makes something a disease? Apparently, enough doctors agreeing that it’s a disease. Last week, the American Medical Association decided that we’d all be bette ... Read on »
“Safe Enough” Poison? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health source Not that thinking something is “safe enough” actually makes it so. As the United Nations Environment Programme , among others, has shown, there is no ... Read on »
Do You Really Need to Pitch Your Toothbrush After You’ve Been Sick? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health So just how common is the advice of twice yearly dental visits? Shortly after we learned about the study challenging this acorn, we ran across this list of ways you may un ... Read on »
How Often Should You Go to the Dentist? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Last week, the Journal of Dental Research published a study that questions the conventional wisdom of twice yearly dental visits. Professional reaction was no surprise: ... Read on »
A Fluoridation Fight Closer to Home by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Last month, Portlanders again rejected fluoridation – for the fourth time since 1956. Whether for health concerns, environmental concerns, ethical principles or some other ... Read on »
It’s Not Just About Biocompatibility by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Despite all the cheerleading for implant dentistry, the market still seems less than great: rebounding from the global economic turmoil but nowhere near the 15% growth it ... Read on »
Captain Obvious & the Mystery of the Darkening Teeth by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health It might be hard to believe, but there once was a time when a less than blinding smile was perfectly acceptable. Then came the movies , where early black and white tended ... Read on »
Eminently Quotable: Melvin Page, DDS by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Disease in not due to the presence of bacteria, but rather to the body being out of balance in such a way that the bacteria responsible for the inflammation are breeding ... Read on »
A Tale of Two Cancers by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Did you hear about the latest celebrity oral cancer news? Not Michael Douglas’. The other. Yes. There was. The day after the actor’s now infamous Guardian inte ... Read on »
Evolving Tastes by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The same day Dr. Mercola posted his latest commentary on food industry politicking and spin, we ran across another industry press release touting a study to praise its own ... Read on »
Traumatized Teeth by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Something you might see every day: babies and toddlers exploring their world by putting stuff in their mouths. Something you don’t see every day: Yes, it ... Read on »
Today’s Health Halo, Brought to You By… by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health If you thought caffeinated beef jerky was too much, prepare yourself to be even more astounded: Fake sugar. With “fiber.” With “antioxidants.” With “B vitamins. ... Read on »
Biosis #40: Weston Price, Healing the Terrain & More! by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health     The May 2013 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online & includes… JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: What Technology Can’t Replace ... Read on »
Care for Some Arsenic with That Fluoride? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Earlier this week – and for the fourth time since 1956 – citizens of Portland, Oregon, said “no” to fluoridation . And there are many good reasons to keep sayin ... Read on »