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Pediatric dentist Dr. Samuel Bush in Montgomery, AL

Dr. Samuel Bush

Dr. Samuel Bush is a board certified children’s dental specialist, who is pawsitively passionate about helping children and teenagers maintain healthy and beautiful smiles. He does this by helping instill in them a positive attitude towards dentistry by introducing them to a friendly and fun dental environment. Dr. Bush is a 2017 graduate of the Pediatric Residency Program at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, where he developed extensive expertise treating the oral health of children, adolescents, and patients with special needs. Dr. Bush is certified in the use of oral sedation and, when needed, offers other sedation options including IV sedation.

Dr. Bush is a native of Andalusia and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Alabama. He then obtained a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2015. Dr. Bush is married to his high school sweetheart, Tara, who is a lawyer and now serves as the office manager to Bush Pediatric Dentistry. They have two wonderful sons, Walden and Mac. They are also the proud parents of Poppy, who happily serves as the resident therapy dog in the office.


Poppy the office dog

Meet Poppy

Our Four-Legged Employee

Poppy is Bush Pediatric Dentistry's only 4-legged employee and therapy dog. As a hypoallergenic Australian Labradoodle, she's here to make every one of your visits pawsitively relaxing. Poppy's obedience training and certification gives her the ability to reduce patient anxiety and stress.

Poppy loves seeing new and returning patients and even has her own office! Her job is to create a comfortable environment. She'll always have a trained handler by her side for patients who may feel nervous around dogs and will never be roaming free.


Tara Bush, Office Manager at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Tara Bush

Office Manager


Courtney Jackson, Assistant at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Courtney Jackson

Dental Hygienist


Erin Wysmulek, Hygienist at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Erin Wysmulek

Dental Hygienist


Hana Kyser, Insurance Coordinator at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Hana Kyser

Dental Hygienist


Morgan Johnson, Insurance Coordinator at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Morgan Johnson

Dental Hygienist


Kaylie Burdett, Insurance Coordinator at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Kaylie Burdett

Dental Assistant


Kristen Adams, Assistant at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Kristen Adams

Dental Assistant


Kristen Adams, Assistant at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Bailey Estes

Dental Assistant


Carli McCord, Assistant at Pediatric Dentist in Montgomery, AL

Carli McCord

Dental Assistant


For more information, call us at 334-676-2144.

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