Honoring Those Who Serve

Honoring Those Who Serve At Coastal Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics, we take great pride in honoring and recognizing the dedication of our team members who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. Their commitment reflects the values of discipline, leadership, and sacrifice, which we believe greatly contribute to our work ethic and […]

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Coastal Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics – Santee, CA Specials Book Appointment As parents, we know you want your child to experience the best dental and orthodontic care in Santee, CA. At Coastal Kids Dentistry and Orthodontics, we are confident you will find exactly that in our office! To encourage you to give us a chance,

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VW Bus Logo

Why does the logo have a bus?   Dr. Buzz used to drive a teal VW beetle in high school.  As he started his studies in college, if he was ever asked what he wanted to do when he grew up, Dr. Buzz’s response was always, “whatever I do, I want to surf before work

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Ouch! How to Recognize an Abscessed Tooth in Children April 21, 2022 An abscessed tooth is a painful bacterial infection that can form inside the teeth, gum or jawbone. Damage to the tooth, untreated tooth decay, or … Read More → Dental X-rays: A Look Inside April 21, 2022 Dental x-rays are a vital part

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DOD SkillBridge Program

Coastal Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics is pleased to share that one of our amazing doctors, Dr. Jordan Buzzell, is a participant in the DOD SkillBridge Program at our Santee, CA, office. Having served six years in the United States Navy, Dr. Buzz is a proud veteran that is eager to aid other military members in

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If your child needs to get their teeth straightened, you’ve come to the right place! Coastal Kids offers Santee, CA, expert orthodontic care from our friendly team along with convenient financing options. Give us a call or go online today to schedule a consultation! Traditional Braces The tried-and-true way to correct your child’s teeth, traditional

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Meet The Doctors

Dr. Kim Lugtu Clinical Director Pediatric Dentist Dr. Kim Lugtu is a native of San Diego where she grew up in Rancho Penasquitos and attended Mt. Carmel High School. She graduated magna cum laude and received a BS degree in Biology at UC Riverside. In 2006, Dr. Kim received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at

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 5/5 “The dentist is exceptionally good with children. He takes his time in explaining things to them. He also goes over treatment plans that are doable for single home families. His team has made a comfortable and safe environment for all four of my children.” Amber T.  5/5 “We had the best experience

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