Lyme Disease: Differentiating Between Detection and Diagnosis

by Blanche Grube, DMD, and Leslie Douglas, PhD Scientific and Clinical Laboratory Testing in General Sensitivity and specificity are common terms for assessing in quantitative terms the accuracy of a given testing method. In other words, they measure whether and how well that method is able to distinguish between disease and its absence. They are, […]

First International Dental Mercury Conference Held in Rio de Janeiro

The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and the Public Health and Environmental Program of the Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health (ENSP/FIOCRUZ) along with the Brasil Chapter of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) jointly sponsored, for the first time, an international conference on 9 and 10 November under the theme “The toxicological […]

International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Launches Mercury-Free Campaign in Brazil

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) launched the national campaign for mercury-free dentistry in Brazil in late fall 2014. During the sessions of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), the IAOMT developed what would become the Technical Assistance Programme (TAP). The TAP educates dental professionals, doctors, governments, […]

IABDM 2019 Nashville Annual Meeting on Biological Dentistry, November 14-16

“What Does Gum Disease Have to Do with Cancer?” to be presented by Blanche Grube, DMD, MIABDM International lecturer, Dr. Blanche Grube will be presenting the latest groundbreaking research on gum disease and the cancer connection. The first two folks who reply to this post, will each receive one complimentary ticket! Please send an email […]

Medical Implications of Dental Mercury: A Review

by Hal A. Huggins, DDS, MS “The toxicity of mercury has been known for centuries and has often been underestimated. We have yet to fully appreciate the potential relationship between illness and the body’s exposure to mercury from a variety of sources, including dental amalgams. It behooves us to be aware of these relationships when […]

Trinity Health Freedom Expo – October 26-27, 2019

Dr. Blanche and her team are looking forward this fantastic health expo where they will glean insight and gather information which benefits their patients – all in the interest of natural, holistic healthcare and science. “Trinity Health Freedom Expo is about meeting the people who are making the discoveries and having a hands-on experience with […]

Mercury Vapor – Answering the Pop Quiz

Dear friends of Centers for Healing, Several weeks ago, this blogsite proposed a pop quiz for our readers. Do you remember the question? “What is a mercury vapor test, and what do its numbers mean?” Several of you submitted answers. For the sake of all, here’s our explanation. The Mercury Vapor Test This test has […]