Serving the Saginaw community since 1959 as Karkut Dental Group, Veera Family Dentistry will now offer the same great service & care with many familiar faces.

We specialize in creating a relaxing atmosphere for our patients in the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland area. Come immerse yourself in the comfort of truly personalized dental care. Each patient is treated like a family member – no long waits, no impersonal treatment, no bad smells and no pain.

This is where we redefine dentistry. Imagine aromatherapy, a charging dock for your cell phone, blankets and neck pillows. These are just a few of the extras we provide to make sure you look forward to your dental visits here.

Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Veera Veera Family Dentistry Saginaw
Dr. Pallavi V. Veera

Dr. Veera is the newest proud member of this Dental team. She graduated from the University of Southern California Dental School, Los Angeles in 2009 and moved to Saginaw with her family. She has been practicing in the mid Michigan area for the past 6 years and is excited to start a new chapter with Veera Family Dentistry.  She also has a Masters in Public Health from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelors of Dental Science from Bangalore, India. Coming from a family of dentists, Dentistry is not just a profession, but a passion to her. She is looking forward to the integration of newer technology with the years of experience this practice possesses to continue to provide excellent comprehensive dental care for the whole family. She lives in Saginaw with her husband, two kids and over-enthusiastic dog.

Dr Cramer Veera Family Dentistry
Douglas G. Cramer DDS

Douglas G. Cramer DDS is a General Dentist and specializes in family dentistry. He got his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and his DDS from Ohio State University.  He has been practicing in Saginaw since 1980.

He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the Saginaw Valley Dental Association. He is a charter member of the Kiwanis Club of Thomas Twp, as well as many other civic and community programs. He has been voted “Best of the Best” by Saginaw readers for the past 3 years. He and his wife Dianna have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. His hobbies include golf, cycling, woodworking, and boating on Torch Lake.

Meet Our Team
Alicia

Dental Hygienist

Alicia is one of three dental hygienists here at Veera Family Dentistry. She graduated from Mott Community College in 1993 with her degree in dental hygiene and a passion for her profession and has worked here ever since. Her enthusiastic approach to learning and educating have endeared her to her patients, many of whom she now calls her friends. She grew up in Bridgeport and now lives in Saginaw Township. She has three children and 4 grandchildren whom she adores and loves spending her time with. She is looking forward to meeting new patients and developing relationships to help achieve your hygiene goals.

Carol

Dental Hygienist

Carol is a dental hygienist at Veera Family Dentistry. She graduated from Delta Community College in 1995 where she was the recipient of the Crest Leadership Award for outstanding leadership as a dental hygiene student. She joined our dental group after her graduation and has been a team member ever since. She enjoys working in a close-knit family practice environment and developing lasting relationships with her patients. She especially loves working with children and says that sometimes they teach her a thing or two. When not working she can be found walking on the rail trail, riding her bike or spending time with her husband and two wonderful children.

Debbie

Dental Hygienist

Debbie is another dental hygienist At Veera Family Dentistry and has been a part of the team for the past 26 years. She graduated from Delta Community College in 1984 as a dental hygienist and has been a familiar face in this office ever since. She has a loyal patient base and it’s easy to see why when you watch her interact with them. Debbie likes to cook and enjoys boating in the summer and cross country skiing in the winter. She also loves spending time with her husband and adorable pets.

Cheryl

Dental Assistant

Cheryl graduated from Delta Community College in 1976. She has been a dental assistant for the past 39 years and has an wide range of experience.  She excels in verbal and non-verbal communication and is empathetic to our patients and understanding of their needs.​  Cheryl has been a team member of Karkut Dental Group, and now Veera Family Dentistry, for the past 30 years.  She is a familiar face to our many patients and their families.  Cheryl was born and raised in Saginaw and is married with two children and two grandchildren. She is a vital part of our dental team and will help you achieve your goal of a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile!

Jamie

Dental Assistant

Jamie graduated as a registered dental assistant in 2012 from Delta Community College.  Always a quick study, Jamie joined our Veera Family Dentistry team in January 2016 and rapidly became a highly valued team member, assisting both Dr. Veera and Dr. Cramer.  She quickly and ably took the lead when we integrated both digital scanning and Invisalign into our practice.  Her bubbly personality makes her a favorite among our patients.

She was born in Saginaw and raised in Tawas.  Now, returned to Saginaw, Jamie loves to spend time with her husband and son.  They are looking forward to a new addition to their family this spring.

Judy

Dental Assistant

Judy went to Ferris State University for dental assisting classes and has worked as Dr. Karkut’s dental assistant since 1979. Seeing her excellent chairside manner and patient relationships, Dr. Cramer has continued with her as his personal dental assistant.  She is now a proud member of the Veera Family Dentistry team.  She has been privileged to work with three generations of dentists as well as patients and their families. Judy welcomes you to the practice and looks forward to making you part of our dental family!  In her spare time, she likes to travel with her husband and enjoy their lakeside home.  She also enjoys spending time with her children and many grandchildren.

Linda

Office Manager

Linda is our office manager and joined the Veera Family Dentistry team in January of 2016.  She handles the daily administrative details of our busy practice.  Linda has 10 years of experience in dental administration and is an operations specialist in the dental community.

In her off time Linda enjoys relaxing with a good book, gardening and cooking and baking for her family. She also loves spending time with her 5 grown children.

Jennifer

Billing & Insurance

Jennifer is our front office billing and insurance specialist.  She began her dental career in 1988, after graduating from Delta Community College as a certified dental assistant.

Jennifer brings her 28 years of dental experience and outgoing personality to the Veera Family Dentistry team.

She was born and raised in Saginaw and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, camping and boating.  She loves to cook and enjoys trying new recipes and sharing them with her many friends.