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2534 Blue Meadow Dr, Temple, TX 76502 (254) 778-3900
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"Dr. Fossum is always AMAZING! He takes his time to answer questions, hear concerns, and gives great advice...."

Kenshanette J., Temple, TX

"My visit was great. I felt as if I was home and the assistants were so nice. And was interested in helping me understand procedures."

Lavada D., Belton, TX

“Top-notch proficiency, from start to finish!.. Also, thank you all for being so genuinely kind, a rarity that’s very much appreciated.”

Harla A., Heidenheimer, TX

“I have been going here since the 90’s and they never disappoint. I have had a lot of work done still from a car wreck as a teenager and would never go anywhere else.”

Brenda M., Temple, TX

“Mr.Fossum is a great person . Him and his team have helped me with my dental plans for over ten years. They are nice and professional about their work.”

James H., Pendleton, TX

“Dr Fossum's dental office may just be the best I've ever gone to. The hygienist, Charity, was thorough, friendly, and very professional, as was the front desk staff. I definitely recommend.”

Eldon R., Belton, TX
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Dentistry designed
just for you

Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you and your loved ones to get the healthy, attractive smiles you deserve. With us, you’ll partner with a friendly team that understands that you’re more than just a set of teeth.

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Transforming your dental experience

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Quality Dentistry for Temple Since 2004

Meet our dentists

Our dentists chose this profession not because they love teeth, but instead, they have a passion for serving people. They’re ready to help you achieve your health and aesthetic goals one personalized and comfortable visit at a time.

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Temple Texas dentist Richard F Fossum D D SRichard F. Fossum, DDS Tmeple Texas oral surgeon and dentist Courtney Grosskopf D D SCourtney Grosskopf, DDS
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Dental Implants

The modern solution
for missing teeth

If you want to eat, speak, and look like you used to before tooth loss, dental implants can help you turn back the clock. Unlike other options, dental implants replace an entire tooth from root to crown, offering unmatched stability and longevity in addition to a lifelike appearance.

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How can we help you?

Whether it’s time for a cleaning or you’re ready to get that smile makeover you’ve always wanted, you can trust that we’ll always have what you need.

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Fossum Dental Savings Save 25% on dental care! Plus, save 15% on Specialty Work.
INCLUDES Exams, Cleanings & X-rays twice per year. Exams and X-rays are only performed as necessary for diagnosis.
One person in house dental plan One Person $ 29.95 Per Month Or $299.00/Year
Two person in house dental plan Two Person $ 39.95 Per Month Or $399.00/Year
Three person in house dental plan Three Person $ 49.95 Per Month Or $499.00/Year

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I have dental insurance.

We’re happy to work with many popular PPO dental insurance plans and will even file your claims to guarantee you maximize your benefits.

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I am interested in financing.

If you need a treatment today, we can help you pay for it over time, so your procedure fits easily into your budget.

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Dedicated to Giving Back

We love Central Texas

Our dental office wouldn’t be here without the Temple community, which is why we strive to give back whenever we can. We host a Community Dental Day every year where we provide free dental services, and we’re also frequent supporters of the Scott & White Blood Center and Food for Families.

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Located Near You

Our dental office is located at 2534 Blue Meadow Dr., right next to S 31st St. We’re about five minutes south of 190 and less than 10 minutes east of 35, so wherever you might be, we’re easy to get to! We’re also in the same general area as Bentwood Park and a Pizza Hut, so whether you have a little time to kill or want to grab a bite before or after your appointment, everything you need is close by.