"Hello Natalie Jean. My name is Dr. Cork, and I hear this is your first dental appointment," says Dr. Cork. "Yes, sir," says Natalie Jean. Natalie Jean thinks about leaping out of the dental chair. "May I count your teeth?" asks Dr. Cork. Without saying a word, Natalie Jean slowly opens her mouth. While examining her teeth, Dr. Cork notices a small brown spot on her lower left tooth. "Natalie Jean, I see a tiny "sugar bug" called a cavity on your tooth," says Dr. Cork. The words "sugar bug" frightens Natalie Jean.
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About the Book
It's Natalie Jean's first dental appointment, and she's afraid. Natalie Jean has no idea what to expect. A little girl crying in the waiting room frightens Natalie Jean about coming to the dentist. "Natalie Jean McDonald!" calls the dental assistant. Find out what happens when the dentist tells Natalie Jean she has a SUGAR BUG!
A Sugar Bug On My Tooth is a cute story about a little girl's first dental appointment. Young children who are fearful of going to the dentist, will find this story helpful in understanding the importance of going to the dentist, and eventually realize, it can be fun!
About the Author
Dr. Linda Sturrup earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. She is a 2009 graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature Course, Writing for Children and Teenagers, located in West Redding, Connecticut. Dr. Sturrup is part of the creative team for the animation property of Puppy Preschool. She is the Co-Founder of Minna Mae Productions LLC., along with her brother Randolph D. Sturrup, which is based in New York City and Houston, Texas. Her creativity genre ranges from writing children's short stories, to research papers and narratives for historical and archival documentation. Dr. Sturrup practices General Dentistry in Houston, Texas.