June 29, 2022

What to do If You Have a Dental Emergency Over Summer Vacation

Summer is one of the busiest seasons for dental emergencies in Temple. Not only are kids on summer break, but adults and children are more likely to participate in outdoor activities and recreational sports. As a result, they are more likely to be involved in situations where accidents, falls, hits, and other injuries occur frequently.
May 31, 2022

Four Reasons to Professionally Whiten Your Smile

Brightening the color of your smile is an excellent way to improve its appearance or to kickstart your journey to a makeover. Professional whitening is an ideal choice if you simply want to make your teeth look better or if you need an affordable cosmetic treatment.
April 28, 2022

Why Do I Need a Filling if My Tooth Doesn’t Hurt?

To help you prepare for your next appointment, we've produced a list of the most common things the team at Legacy Dental wants you to know why you shouldn’t put off having an exam or treating that small filling.
March 30, 2022

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea and How Can My Dentist Screen for It?

Does your partner or spouse complain about snoring and gasping for breath throughout the night? You could be suffering from obstructive or sleep-disordered breathing, a type of clinical sleep apnea.
February 24, 2022

Why it’s Best to Treat Cavities Early

Cavities are not always visible. They can develop under old fillings or between teeth, making them more challenging to locate. Unfortunately, cavities can spread rapidly, affecting adjacent teeth and causing more aggressive infections such as abscessed teeth.
January 25, 2022

Common Problems Caused by Gapped Teeth

Do you have gaps or wide spaces between your teeth? Maybe you do but you’re not bothered by their appearance. However, having widely spaced teeth holds other concerns besides just the way they look.
December 21, 2021
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Combat Holiday Dental Stain With These 7 Easy Tips

With all the fun and busyness going on in Temple during the holiday season, it can be easy to put your oral care on the back burner. This time of year usually involves more tooth-staining foods and beverages than we typically tend to enjoy. Here are some easy ways to combat holiday tooth discoloration and keep your smile bright.
November 30, 2021

Schedule a Checkup Before Your Annual Dental Benefits Run Out

Do you have dental insurance? Has it been a while since you’ve been to a dental office in Temple? Did you know that dental insurance plans cover a specific dollar amount for procedures every year? If your benefits aren’t used, unfortunately, they do not roll over to the next year. They simply run out. With the end of the year approaching, now is the time to schedule a dental check-up and take full advantage of what your dental insurance plan has to offer.
October 20, 2021

6 Advantages of Dental Implants

If you have a tooth that needs to be replaced, our Temple dentist will typically recommend dental implants as the best option. Learn more about some of the advantages that implants offer as opposed to other tooth replacement treatments.
September 20, 2021
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How Often Should I Schedule a Dental Cleaning?

Our Temple dentist believes that brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing once per day are great ways to maintain healthy teeth and gums between checkups.  However, being diligent in daily oral hygiene doesn’t mean that you don’t need to visit the dentist regularly.