Smile! You’re In
Good Hands.

Make us your dentist in Pittsburgh. Call today!

Smile! You’re In
Good Hands.

Make us your dentist in Pittsburgh. Call today!

Smile! You’re In
Good Hands.

Make us your dentist in Pittsburgh. Call today!

Dentistry
Meet Dr. Frederick D. Sams, DMD, your Pittsburgh dentist and the owner of Dental Medicine Institute, in this interview by Craig Dawson at Soul Pitt Media.
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Hours

Monday

8 am to 5 pm

Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday

8 am to 5 pm

Thursday 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday* 2 pm to 5 pm
*By Appointment

Hours

Monday

8 am to 5 pm

Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday

8 am to 5 pm

Thursday 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday* 2 pm to 5 pm
*By Appointment

Hours

Monday

8 am to 5 pm

Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday

8 am to 5 pm

Thursday 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday* 2 pm to 5 pm
*By Appointment

Periodontitis Gum Disease Complications

A severe gum infection that can cause tooth loss, periodontitis – otherwise known as gum disease – is a serious, multi-staged oral condition that negatively impacts the bone that supports your teeth. Left untreated, it can also cause a variety of health issues, including:

Stroke

Heart Disease

Diabetes

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Periodontitis Gum Disease Complications

A severe gum infection that can cause tooth loss, periodontitis – otherwise known as gum disease – is a serious, multi-staged oral condition that negatively impacts the bone that supports your teeth. Left untreated, it can also cause a variety of health issues, including:

Stroke

Heart Disease

Diabetes

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Top Reasons We Could Be Perfect For Your Family

Dental Tools

Focused On Technology

Perio Protect for periodontal care
Air abrasion treatment for cavities
Salivary testing to identify harmful bacteria
Calendar

Comprehensive Care

Open dialogue between patients, staff & dentist
Testing, education & treatment for various dental issues
Prioritized patient comfort & care
Family Dentistry

Personalized Services

24-hour emergency calls accepted
Next-day appointments available
We specialize in gum disease treatments

Quality Care Offered by Your Dentist in Pittsburgh

Taking care of the health of your teeth and mouth is a lifelong responsibility. As part of your regular oral health routine, be sure to visit your local dental clinic. Dental Medicine Institute offers a range of family dentistry services suitable for the young and old. Our Pittsburgh dentistry options protect, restore, and prevent health issues related to your teeth, gums, and mouth. We offer caring and compassionate service for every member of the family, ensuring a comfortable visit every time. Let us craft personalized treatment plans that enhance the health and beauty of your smile.

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Always Welcoming New Patients

For over 35 years, we’ve taken great pride and pleasure in making a difference in the oral – and overall – health of our neighbors in the Shadyside community, and in Pittsburgh as a whole. You’re invited to experience our compassionate, thorough care as we work alongside you in making your smile dreams a reality!
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Dental Services

Financing Options Available

In an effort to make every visit to our office as easy and stress-free as possible, we offer complimentary second opinions and consultations for treatments. Additionally, we offer a variety of in-house payment options, an in-house membership plan, LendingClub financing, and we’ll always submit insurance claims for you.
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Adult Dentistry

Read Our Fantastic Reviews

We love our patients’ feedback and encourage you to read what they’re saying about their experiences at Dental Medicine Institute!
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Contact Our Office Today

Along with a host of general dentistry procedures and treatments, our office features Saturday appointments, new-patient specials, and wheelchair and street-level access for your convenience. We can’t wait to welcome you to our practice!
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Meet The Doctor

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At Dental Medicine Institute, your optimal oral health is our priority. Dr. Frederick D. Sams, our dentist in Pittsburgh, is dedicated to working closely with our highly skilled team to deliver comprehensive dentistry with efficiency, compassion, and diligence. He’ll take the time to get to know you and your smile goals while providing the preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry treatments that will best meet your needs. You can feel confident knowing that your oral and overall well-being are our focus, and that we’ll do everything we can to make every visit an enjoyable one!
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Dental Services

Restorative Care

Air Abrasion Fillings

Dental Implants

White Fillings

Root Canal Therapy

Technology

Air Abrasion

Digital X-Rays

Intraoral Camera