For Better Overall Health, Practice Better Oral Health

Oral Health | Temple TX Dentist

If you think oral health is about just your teeth, you are missing a big part of the picture. Temple, TX dentist, Dr. Richard Leung spends many hours learning everything there is to learn about your oral health. Much of the research he has done revolves around the scientific proof that connects oral health to overall health.

The Connection Between Oral and Overall Health

Your mouth is the gateway to your body, so it makes sense that many oral health concerns also affect your general health. If you do not practice proper oral hygiene, you will likely develop decay and gum disease that impacts other parts of your body.

Periodontal disease (gum ...

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Temple Dental Trails 2nd Annual Scholarship Challenge!

Scholarship Challenge | Temple TX Scholarship

It's that time again! 

Dr. Rich and Temple Dental Trails are proud to announce our 2nd Annual Scholarship Challenge! We are offering a $500 scholarship to TWO graduating seniors from high schools around Temple and Bell County. The scholarship is intended to help students achieve their dreams by continuing their education. It’s simple and easy to apply, but you have to invest passion in your entry. Here are the requirements:

  • You or your parents must reside in Bell County
  • You must be a graduating senior in 2017 – may be home schooled
  • You must be attending an educational institution (college or trade school) in the FALL of 2017
  • Your entry must be submitted by the ...

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How to Use CareCredit to Your Advantage

CareCredit | Temple Dental Trails

There may come a time when you need dental treatment with no warning. What do you do? You don’t have insurance, and you haven’t figured the cost into your budget.

If you are facing treatment and don’t know how you are going to finance it, interest-free CareCredit is the perfect solution. At our Temple, TX dental office we offer you the option of financing your treatment with CareCredit.

What is CareCredit?

CareCredit is an interest-free financing option that gives you the ability to get the urgent dental treatment you need today and pay it off in monthly amounts that fit your budget. There are four simple steps to using CareCredit:

  • Apply at Temple Dental ...

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Is Your Smile Ready for Summer?

Couple smiling | cosmetic dentistry temple tx

Whether you are a graduate, a bride-to-be who wants a picture-perfect smile, or you just want to look your best for summer fun, we can help!

Customized cosmetic dentistry treatments at our Temple, TX dental office help us create your dream smile. You don’t have to be discouraged by a big price tag, either. Treatments like teeth whitening and dental bonding are easy, efficient, and won’t break your budget!

If you’re in a hurry to improve your smile, here are a few options to consider:

  • KöR is the most effective teeth whitening products on the market. We’ll design custom-made trays that you wear at home for about two weeks. KöR lifts out the ...

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Choosing Your Orthodontist in Temple, TX

The Dental Care Center | Orthodontics

When it's time to start looking into orthodontic treatment, finding the right dental office should be one of the first steps you take. Your orthodontist will take you through the treatment process from start to finish, beginning with the very first consultation appointment to review your needs and choose the best procedure for you. Here are some of the things you should consider when looking for your care provider: 

What to Consider when choosing an orthodontist

  • Location: Orthodontic treatments require that you visit your orthodontist on a regular basis for the entirety of your treatment plan. This means you should consider the location of your provider- are you looking for someone near your ...

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Orthodontics

Orthodontics | Temple Dental Trails

Why Choose Orthodontics?

Have you been considering orthodontics and wonder if the treatment is worth the time and effort for your smile? We offer several options at our Temple, TX dental office that make your treatment more comfortable, faster, and easier than you might think. But you may still wonder if the investment involved with orthodontic treatment is necessary for your smile. Here are the top three reasons why you should consider orthodontics:

  1. Appearance – For the majority of people, the problem with tooth alignment is an esthetic one. Everyone wants a set of perfectly aligned teeth, and if you feel self-conscious because of your appearance, it may be time ...

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Pediatric Dentistry vs. Adult Dentistry

Child Dentistry | Dentist in Temple, Texas

As a parent, it can be a challenge to trust your child’s well-being to a team of dental professionals for the first time. Of course, you want your little one to have a healthy smile. But how is the dentist going to approach your child? Does he understand how special your child is?

Each Child Is Unique

Of course we do! Temple, TX pediatric dentist Dr. Richard Leung has years of experience in helping kids feel safe and secure in our caring environment. As a parent himself, Dr. Leung understands that children are not just little adults and treats each of them as the unique individuals they are. 

We have found that ...

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