Dentists in Frankenmuth & Hemlock, MI
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Frank M. Piesko DDS
Dr. Piesko began his studies at Ferris State College and went on to graduate from the University of Michigan Dental School with his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1970.
Dr. Piesko has been practicing in his home town of Frankenmuth since 1970, and his satellite office located in Hemlock since 1982. His attention to detail and compassionate care brings patients of all ages to the practice both locally and from far distances. He is an Invisalign Provider with a special interest in braces and comprehensive restorative care. His continued participation in advanced studies in worn dentition, dental implant restoration, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction creates beautiful smiles for a lifetime!
Dr. Piesko is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Saginaw Valley Dental Society, Saginaw County Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Frank Matthew Piesko DDS (Dr. Frank)
'Dr Frank' Matthew Piesko received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan and went onto graduate with his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 1998 where he was awarded the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Achievement Award and the Horace Wells Outstanding Achievement Award in the field of Dental Anesthesiology.
Being born and raised in Frankenmuth made it an easy decision to return to join the practice with his father, Dr. Frank Michael Piesko and his partner Dr. James Lennan and practicing at both the Frankenmuth and Hemlock locations. Dr. Frank practices in all aspects of general dentistry, including braces, clear aligner therapy, dental implants, and cosmetic procedures. His belief is that our smile is one of the first and strongest opportunities we have to make a great initial impression.
Dr. Frank is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Saginaw Valley Dental Society, Saginaw County Dental Society, American Orthodontic Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Ryan C. Piesko DDS (Dr. Ryan)
'Dr. Ryan' Piesko completed his undergraduate work by attending Albion College and Michigan State University. He continued his graduate studies at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where he was awarded the Comprehensive Care Award for outstanding patient care and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2000.
Dr. Ryan was also born and raised in Frankenmuth and joined the family practice in 2000 working at both the Frankenmuth and Hemlock locations. With his main focus being family dentistry, he has done extensive training in cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, braces and treatment of patients with worn dentition. He makes it his mission to provide the best dentistry in a pleasant, comfortable and caring environment.
Dr. Ryan is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Michigan Dental Association and the Saginaw Valley Dental Society.
Dr. Alisha Bucan DMD
Dr. Alisha Bucan was born and raised in Romeo Michigan. Her education includes a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Oakland University with a focus on Biology. She then went on to Wayne State University receiving a Master’s degree in Basic Medical Sciences prior to obtaining her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University in Glendale Arizona, graduating in May of 2020.
While in dental school, she was involved in various student organizations and was secretary for Midwestern University’s American Student Dental Association. Dr. Alisha participated in many volunteer events such as Give Kids a Smile and the Arizona Mission of Mercy. She loves giving back to the community. One of her favorite experiences in school was traveling to Tonga on a mission trip and providing dental treatment to the underserved.
Dr. Alisha is excited to return back to Michigan and work in a town that her family would visit often on their way to Petoskey. She is seeing patients in both the Frankenmuth location at 1025 W. Genesee Street and the Hemlock location at 15741 Gratiot Road. Dr. Alisha practices in all aspects of general dentistry with special interests in pediatric and restorative dentistry.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.