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

Kids Dental Temple TX

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

Dental Scholarship Challenge | Temple Dental Trails

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?

Orthodontics Temple TX | Dentist Temple

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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What Is CareCredit?

Temple Dentist

You just found out that your teeth are damaged and you need some crowns.

You’re missing teeth and you want to replace them with dental implants because you know it’s the best option for your long-term dental health.

You’re getting married in a few months, and you’d really like to transform your smile with porcelain veneers before the big day.

Whether you have dental insurance or not, these are all examples of dental treatments that might result in an out-of-pocket investment. If you don’t have the amount on hand, any of these treatments might seem out of reach and you might find yourself settling for something that isn’t actually what you wanted.

Here’s some ...

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What to Expect at Your Orthodontic Consultation

Orthodontics Temple TX

You’ve thought about straightening your own or your child’s smile for a while now, and you’ve called to schedule a consultation with Dr. Leung. So what can you expect when you meet to discuss orthodontics at our Temple, TX dental office?

Your Orthodontics Treatment

First, Dr. Leung will sit down with you to discuss your goals. What are you hoping to accomplish? What are your expectations from treatment? What are both your short-term and your long-term goals? What concerns or worries do you have about treatment? We want to make sure that all of your questions are addressed.

Second, Dr. Leung will perform a comprehensive examination. He may take new x-rays or ...

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Finding the Right Cosmetic Dentist

Cosmetic Dentist Temple TX

Finding a great cosmetic dentist can be a big undertaking, and with so many practices available in the Temple area, it’s important to take the time to find a team you can trust. When you’re investing in a cosmetic procedure, you not only want to find a practice that you feel comfortable in, but one that has experience and great qualifications for cosmetic dentistry in Temple, TX.

Tips on Finding Your Cosmetic Dentist

Whether you’re looking for professional teeth whitening, veneers, or dental implants, investing in a great smile should be exciting! Here are our tips for finding the right cosmetic dentist for your unique needs.

  • Look for ...

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Why You Should Choose Tooth-Colored Fillings

Tooth Colored Fillings | Temple Texas

Most people will get cavities at some point in their life, which are often treated using fillings. People who received fillings a decade ago, only had the option of a metal alloy material that was noticeable when they laughed or smiled. With today’s technology, Temple Dental Trails offers those that need fillings the option of a tooth-colored composite and can even replace the old metal fillings for a more natural and attractive look.


Composite fillings are made up of a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture that is placed into the cavity, layer by layer. Each layer is hardened by a specific light before the next layer is put on ...

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