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3 Big Benefits of Invisalign

Do you have crooked front teeth? Do gaps and uneven spaces ruin the balance and symmetry of your smile? Do you wish there was a solution to correct these flaws without committing to years in metal braces?

Invisalign clear braces in Temple, TX are a convenient option for straightening crooked or crowded teeth without metal braces. Instead of brackets and wires attached to your teeth, Invisalign clear plastic aligners gently nudge your teeth into the desired position in as little as a year.

Our patients love the convenience of straightening teeth with Invisalign, but they especially appreciate these benefits:

#1: No Uncomfortable Metal

Metal braces are still an excellent choice in many cases, but ...

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Helping Your Dental Implants Last a Lifetime

Dental implants may seem new, but they’ve actually been in use for over 50 years. Today, dentists consider dental implants to be the most advanced solution for missing teeth. When cared for properly, the success rate of dental implants is as high as 98 percent.

Trust Experience and Training

A good way to ensure the success of your procedure is to find a dental implants dentist in Temple, TX who has a proven track record in implant placement.

Dr. Richard Leung and his associates have studied implant placement extensively and have been placing dental implants for our patients for over five years. Today they continue to take continuing education courses and pursue advanced ...

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What’s a Tongue Scraper and Why Should I Use One?

Did you know that much of the bacteria in your mouth live on your tongue?

So, even though you may brush and floss like a pro, if you’re not cleaning your tongue, your mouth may not be as fresh as you think. One solution our Temple, TX dentist often recommends for our patients is to use a tongue scraper.

The Stuff on Your Tongue

Did you ever look in the mirror and notice a white coating on your tongue? What you see is a biofilm of bacteria and food debris trapped between the tiny raised bumps on your tongue called papillae. You can try cleaning it with your toothbrush, but many people find ...

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Color A Little Pizza My Heart

Color A Little Pizza My Heart Contest

Color a Little Pizza My Heart 

Bring out the colored crayons, markers and pencils and let your self-expression show through creativity for a chance to win dinner for 4 to Italiano’s Pizza, Pasta and Subs.

“You’re Tooth Cute” is a fun coloring activity that you can do together as a family or solo. Dr. Rich would like to see your unique coloring style and he is giving away an extra-large pizza and drinks for four to Italiano’s. A winner from each age group will be chosen on February 28, 2019.

CONTEST DETAILS

All entries must be submitted to the office by 5:00 PM on 2/26/19 to be considered for the contest. Entries ...

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5 Dental Hygiene Hacks to Smile About

You may be familiar with the term “life hack,” which refers to any shortcut or trick that helps you manage your time more efficiently. Dental hygiene hacks are meant to maximize the effectiveness of your oral health regimen and promote a healthier smile.

As your dentist in Temple, TX, Dr. Richard Leung wants to make it as easy as possible for you to enjoy the healthiest, most attractive smile possible, and here are a few hygiene hacks that you might find helpful.

5 Helpful Dental Hygiene Hacks

#1: Use a Tongue Scraper

Invest in a tongue scraper to use as part of your daily oral hygiene routine. It’s a simple process that removes bacteria ...

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Replace Missing Teeth

When a toddler loses a tooth, we celebrate the big event with a visit from the tooth fairy. Adult tooth loss, of course, is not a reason for celebration and can affect your oral health and quality of life in ways you can’t imagine.

If you lose a front tooth, though, your big concern is probably aesthetics, which can motivate you to replace the tooth with a treatment like dental implants in Temple, TX. However, an open space in the back of your mouth may not seem like much of a priority since most people will never notice it.

Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

The truth is that the problem with the ...

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