Bush Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Samuel Bush is a 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, can take a child to general anesthesia.

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 in the Montgomery area. They have one dog-child, Poppy, who proudly 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.