Dental Checkups Serve as Proactive Cavity Treatment

Many patients wait until their tooth discomfort becomes extreme or persists for a while before they visit the dentist. This could allow cavities to invade your smile and may result in significant damage that can compromise the health of a tooth. We encourage you to maintain regular six-month dental checkups... Read more »

The Differences Between Over-the-Counter Whitening and Professional At-Home Whitening

If you’re interested in knowing the differences between over-the-counter whitening treatments and professional at-home whitening treatments, then our dentist, Dr. Frederick M. Saigh, is happy to help you. Today, he would like to discuss the details of both treatments so you can choose the right option for you and your... Read more »

Shed Some Light on Dental Bridges

  When seeking to improve your smile, it's a good idea to make sure your teeth are always cleaned. In addition, if you have lost any teeth, or are scheduled to have any future teeth extracted, it is important to seek out tooth replacement prosthetics to ensure replacements can be... Read more »

Dental Facts on Dental Bonding

  Have you ever thought about what your smile would be like if it was at optimum oral health? Even if you have sustained damage to your teeth early in life, it is possible to have tooth-like substances placed on damaged teeth to allow the natural shape, contour, and feel... Read more »

Periodontitis and You

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, comes in some different types. In its latter stages, gum disease is known as periodontitis. If your gums are harshly swollen or if you can see vast inflamed sacks of gums surrounding your pearly whites, you may have periodontitis, and you should reach... Read more »

Locate Your Dream Smile Today with Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Tooth hazards are some of the leading causes of oral accidents and injuries because there are so many ways your smile can be damaged. Everything from your diet to your lifestyle habits can potentially lead to an oral health disaster. With this in mind, it's always a good idea... Read more »

A Dental Crown Still Requires Daily Oral Hygiene Measures

A dental crown is commonly used by dentists like Dr. Frederick M. Saigh to restore or replace the tooth enamel layer on a tooth that has suffered a significant fracture, large cavity, missing dental filling, or needed cosmetic restoration. This mode of treatment will completely replace the tooth’s enamel with... Read more »

The Tooth-Harming Foods You Should Not Eat on Thanksgiving

Little did you know, there are foods available on Thanksgiving that can attack your teeth and promote dental issues. So, if you want a top-notch Thanksgiving smile in Iron River, Michigan, then you need to avoid those foods as much as possible. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

A Tooth That Can’t Be Treated by a Root Canal Might Need to Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

A root canal is often called for to treat a tooth that suffers from a large cavity or a dental trauma that has compromised the internal structures of a tooth. This endodontic therapy is designed to excise the affected tissues, along with any remaining tooth enamel. This allows Dr. Frederick... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth with Sensitivity Toothpaste Might Mask Symptoms of a More Serious Dental Health Condition

Tooth sensitivity can have a significant impact on your enjoyment of life. Cutting out or cutting back on certain hot, cold, sweet, or acidic things that even impact your quality of life. This drives many people to try mitigating tooth sensitivity symptoms by brushing their teeth with a toothpaste that... Read more »