At Dr. P. Vernon Erwin, DDS Biological Dentistry in Glendale, CA, our goal is to make our patients as comfortable as possible while they're receiving superb dental treatments. We offer a host of sedation services to ease your anxiety and help you relax from the moment you sit down in the chair.
Electrogalvanism Testing and You
Electrogalvanism is the electric current that is produced when two metals are mixed with saliva. It is believed that this current can be responsible for problems such as hearing loss, vertigo, psychological problems, and insomnia. If you are suffering from any of these problems, electrogalvanism testing can check to see if the metals used in […]
What is Energetic Testing?
Energetic testing is based on old, traditional Chinese beliefs on energy in the body and how that flow of energy provides information on our health. Read on to learn about the energetic testing we do at P. Vernon Erwin, DDS and how it can improve your health.
Sleep Apnea? Help May Be as Close as Your Dentist’s Office!
Getting a good night’s rest is often the difference between having a good day or a bad day. It’s also a key component of health. Yet there are many things that prevent healthy sleep, and over recent years, one of the most common physical factors that’s emerged is sleep apnea. This sleep disorder is marked […]
Whole Grains & Partial Truths
Despite all the “good food”/”bad food” hype you hear, healthful eating isn’t really so confusingly complicated. Stick to a diet based on whole foods (ideally organic), including lots of fresh produce, a minimum of industrially processed food and sugars, and a good amount of variety, and you’ll do fine. Or, as Michael Pollan famously put […]
Coffee & Cancer: Java to the Rescue?
Some research can’t help but be greeted with a yawn, “duh!” or rolling eyes – like the obesity study done a couple years ago at Tel Aviv University. Participants sat around doing nothing more than eating, playing games and reading. The conclusion? Relaxing can make you fatter. (There’s actually a rationale for such “duh” studies, […]
5 Facets of a Healthy Lifestyle
Repost We all say we want to be “healthy,” but what does that mean? Is “health” just the absence of illness? If so, then there are a lot of unhealthy people here in the US, where almost half of all adults have at least one chronic disease. In fact, continues the CDC, 70% of all […]
Oral Cancer: To Screen or Not to Screen?
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and this year, it’s involved some controversy. It began with the release of a Consumer Reports article that included oral cancer screening among 8 “to avoid.” “Most people,” they wrote, “don’t need the test unless they are at high risk, because the cancer is relatively uncommon.” Not long after, […]
Sugar & the Modern Food Environment (Guest Post)
From the blog of Dr. Bill Glaros – Used with permission Sugar has one thing going for it: It makes things taste good. And it’s a taste we’re born to prefer. In the natural settings that human primate ancestors evolved in, sweetness intensity should indicate energy density, while bitterness tends to indicate toxicity. The high […]
Dr. David Kennedy’s Fluoridegate
A new documentary well worth your time and attention, from one of America’s leading experts on fluoride and fluoridation: This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com