What is general dentistry?

General dentistry is perhaps the most common field of dentistry, and the one from which all other specialties are born. It is the branch of dentistry that focuses on improving your overall oral health for a long-lasting smile that is free of major complications. There are many treatments that general dentistry encompasses, including preventive measures to protect against tooth decay and restorative treatments, such as fillings and crowns, to repair damage. As part of general dentistry in Iron River, Michigan, we also offer treatments for your gums and all the tools you will need to take care of your smile at home. Some of the general dentistry procedures we provide include:

When should I visit the dentist?

At Saigh Family Dental, Dr. Saigh provides exceptional general dentistry for the whole family. We suggest visiting our office once every six months for a checkup with our friendly dentist to ensure your smile stays healthy and strong. This is the first step to maximizing general dentistry’s benefits. We also suggest calling us to scheduling an appointment immediately if you are experiencing any of the signs or symptoms of tooth decay, such as:

  • Pain when biting or chewing
  • A persistent toothache
  • Bleeding or swollen gums
  • A loose or missing tooth
  • Old metal dental fillings or crowns

We look forward to caring for your family’s smiles! Please contact us today at 906-265-0050 to schedule your appointment with our caring dentist, and to learn more about the many benefits of general, preventive, and restorative dentistry.