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Whether your child needs a general checkup or reconstructive dental care, we’ll take good care of your child’s oral health!
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Family Atmosphere

We want everyone to feel like family here!

Sedation Dentistry

We have the technology and expertise to help reduce your child’s anxiety and fear.

Patient Education

Our team is dedicated to helping your child understand oral health and how to care for their smile.

High-Quality Dentistry

We are proud to have the knowledge and experience to treat children of all ages and special health care needs.

Welcome to Sango Smiles!

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Sango Smiles strives to improve the lives of those we serve in Clarksville, TN. Dr. Crystal Rucker strives to accomplish this by providing a fun, friendly and positive dental experience that encourages children to maintain lasting oral health and helps reduce their fear of the dentist. We will treat every patient like family. We will take the time to get to know our patients personally and deliver individualized treatment to meet their needs. Additionally, we will educate our patients on how to achieve optimal oral health, as well as continue our own education in the latest dental techniques and technologies.

Here at Sango Smiles we always put these principles above everything else in our practice daily:

  • Family Atmosphere
  • Comfortable & Welcoming Environment
  • Personalized Care
  • Patient Education
  • High-Quality Dentistry

seasoned and skilled team

Meet Dr. Rucker

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Dr. Crystal Rucker
Dr. Crystal Rucker

Dr. Crystal Rucker is so proud to be a native of Clarksville, TN. Her military family was stationed in the area when she was 4 years old. Growing up in Clarksville helped to cultivate her personal values of love for family, support for your country, and faith in God. This great city also instilled in Dr. Rucker the importance of education. Her journey to becoming a pediatric dentist was inspired by an educational program at Clarksville High School when she was only 15 years old.


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How Important is It to Floss, Really?

While flossing is underestimated, some people still hold it as a vital part of their morning oral hygiene routine. That way, knowing whether to floss or not and if so, how exactly should you be doing that matters. However, flossing can truly help you remove food particles and other clogging small substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth.

Proper Tooth Brushing 101

While it's been said (including by your parents and probably your spouse) many times by now, so that it is now a conventional wisdom - there's quick teeth brushing and then there's proper teeth brushing. While not many catch the difference, and even fewer people actually apply it to their morning routine, there are some no-nos and some dos in that routine. To start with, a proper brushing goes.

Tips for Fighting Bad Breath

While breath fresheners can hide bad breath, they do not cure the very problem at hand. Bad breath is mainly caused by a lack of oral hygiene.  Good oral hygiene involves brushing twice daily and regular flossing.  A dry mouth from certain