What Makes a Dentist Stand Out?

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If you're searching for a new dentist, you probably already know there are tons of options out there to choose from. Finding the right dentist, however, can make a huge difference in your oral health experience goes, and it's a great opportunity to find an office that you love! 

Finding a Great Dentist

If you're just getting started on your hunt for a new dental office, we recommend that you take some time to consider what is most important to you. For example, are you looking for an office that is close to your home or work? Or maybe you're looking for someone who provides a specific procedure? Maybe your main ...

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Making Sure You are Covered for Dental Care

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The world of dental insurance coverage can be difficult to navigate if you aren't familiar with it. By working with a great team, though, you can rest easy. When it's time visit the dentist for a specific treatment, or for your regular cleaning, you want to make sure that you're covered for what you need! 

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Finding the right dental office can make all the difference in your insurance process. The dental staff at the office you are visiting should be able to help you fully understand your benefits and coverage levels. Most insurance options cover a wide array of dental services to an extent, with a maximum coverage ...

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Winners of Our 1st Annual Scholarship Challenge

Dr. Rich and Temple Dental Trails is delighted to announce the winners of our 1st Annual Scholarship Challenge!

The two winners of our $500 scholarships are:

Mr. Luis Santiago-Cruz is a 2016 graduate of Belton High School. He will be attending Texas A&M University in the Fall and will be majoring in Engineering.

Ms. Dechanel Michelle Santos is a 2016 graduate of Killeen High School. She will be attending the University of Texas at Austin in the Fall and will be majoring in English.

Thank you to all who participated!

See you next year.

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Adult Orthodontic Options

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When thinking about braces, teens are often the first thing that comes to mind. But alignment issues are extremely common with adults as well, and orthodontic procedures are a great way to improve the look of your smile as an adult. These types of treatments are becoming more and more popular because of newer technology like clear braces. 

Get the Smile You've Always Wanted

Teeth alignment is commonly used as a treatment for aesthetic purposes, but it's actually valuable to your health to have straighter teeth as well. While getting your professional cleanings is extremely important, your at-home care is vital to oral health as well. When you have misaligned teeth, it's ...

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3 Ways You Can Help Your Child Develop Great Oral Health Habits

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The habits your child develops early on can help determine a great deal about their future.

You are probably already aware of this, and this is why you’ve taught your child to use good manners and watch for cars before crossing the street.

Dental Health for Children

The oral health habits your child learns now are also important. They can mean the difference between a lifetime of healthy teeth and ongoing problems with cavities and gum disease.

At Temple Dental Trails, your kids dentist in Temple, TX, We want to help you give your kids the best start possible. Here are three easy ways you can encourage good oral health habits in your ...

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Temple Dental Trails 1st Annual Scholarship Challenge

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Calling All High School Seniors!

Dr. Rich and Temple Dental Trails is proud to announce our 1st 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 2016 – may be home schooled
• You must be attending an educational institution (college or trade school) in ...

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Which Orthodontic Options Are Right for Adults?

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Many adult patients come to Temple Dental Trails seeking to correct their misaligned teeth. One problem, though – they really don’t like the idea of spending a year or more wearing metal brackets and wires!

This is completely understandable. As an adult, you have a particular image you want to present to the world. You might be a professional who needs to meet with clients or give presentations, and metal braces can really cramp your style!

Fortunately, we offer multiple options in adult orthodontics at our Temple dental office.

Orthodontic Options

Invisalign – This is probably the most popular adult orthodontic option around (and it’s available for teenagers, too!). Instead of brackets ...

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