Beautiful Smiles
for All Ages.

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803 E Center St
Lexington, North Carolina 27292
(336) 249-7708

Your Trusted Dentist in Lexington

Your smile should light up the room, but dental issues may keep you from sharing it. At Pugh Family Dental, we offer the services you need to protect your teeth and oral health. Our friendly staff is led by the husband-and-wife team of Dr. Scott Z. Pugh and Dr. Caitlin Miller Pugh. We begin accepting patients as young as two-years-old and gladly see patients through their golden years. You can count on us to help you and your loved ones enjoy optimal oral health.

You will find our dental practice conveniently located on East Center Street, and we proudly serve the residents of Lexington, Thomasville, Welcome, and the surrounding areas.

Our team is passionate about being there for you and your loved ones, which is why we offer emergency dentistry as well as a full suite of dental services. Contact us today to set up an appointment.


Dental Services for the Whole Family

Your family has diverse needs based on their age and current oral health situation. We are dedicated to providing the treatments you and your loved ones need so that they can enjoy a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles. Our services include:

You can trust that we have your best at heart and will only recommend the services that you need. We craft a treatment plan that is tailored to you and your specific needs and smile goals.

Modern Technology

Our team understands your level of comfort has a direct impact on your experience at our dental office. This is why we use modern technology like an intraoral scanner instead of traditional molds and a laser for gum contouring to help you have an enjoyable visit. Up-to-date technology maximizes your comfort, promotes faster healing, and is more efficient than traditional methods.

Welcoming Atmosphere

dental care LexingtonFrom the moment you step into our dental practice, you will find a peaceful and welcoming environment. Upon your arrival, one of our friendly teammates will greet you and assist you through the check-in process and then guide you to our waiting area. We know your time is valuable, so we strive to keep our appointments efficient so that you can get back to your day as soon as possible.

Once you are in the dentist's chair, we will walk you through your treatment so that you know what to expect every step of the way. We encourage you to ask questions and share your concerns, and we are happy to provide all of the answers and information you need so that you feel confident in your treatment plan.

Your Family Dentist in Lexington

You should be able to show off your smile. At Pugh Family Dental, we have the services you need to achieve optimal oral health and a stunning smile. We combine years of experience, modern technology, and a gentle touch to provide the dental care you deserve. Whether your little one needs their biannual exam, your teen is interested in clear aligners, or you want to whiten your teeth for a special event, we are here to help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


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Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists with advanced training and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of various head and neck conditions and injuries.  After four years of dental school, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon completes four to six years of additional formal training in treating the craniomaxillofacial complex.  This specialty is one of 9 dental specialties recognized internationally and by the American Dental Association (ADA). An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can diagnose and treat a wide variety conditions. ...

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities (malocclusions*).  Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an orthodontist, who has completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.  Recent years have brought about many changes within the dental industry, specifically with regards to orthodontic treatment and care.  Now more than ever patients are experiencing fewer incidences of cavities and...

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions.Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health.Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and fluoride...

While most dental surgery is performed on an out-patient basis, it remains an involved procedure that requires specific preparation and aftercare.  In an effort to provide safe, comfortable care, we encourage you to review our pre- and post-operative instructions, which are intended to facilitate a smooth operation and safer recovery. If you have any questions or concerns about your surgery, please contact our practice today.

The overwhelming fear of dental appointments can be a common cause of anxiety.  Many people visualize a drill-wielding man in a white coat just waiting to cause pain and remove teeth.  The reality, however, is very different.  The comfort, relaxation, and happiness of the patient are the primary focus of any good dental practice.  The staff at the practice will do whatever they can to reduce anxiety, allay fears, and provide painless, quick treatments. Recent technological advancements have meant that in many cases, dentists are able to replace...

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