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Care Philosophy

We are a dental practice oriented toward comprehensive care of adults and children with the capability to provide sedation when appropriate and oral rehabilitation utilizing implant services. We strive for predictability and longevity in our patient care. Our staff is friendly, caring and motivated with the experience and expertise necessary to guide each of our patients through their own unique dental experience. We know that every patient that joins our family has different needs and expectations and we enjoy working toward each patient's goals together as a team. 
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Personal Bio

Dr. Temple graduated from Louisiana State University in 1986. He earned his DDS degree from LSU in 1990. He completed a postdoctoral Advanced Education in General Dentistry at LSU in 1991. He and his wife, Lucie, moved to Winston Salem in 1991 for her medical residency. Dr. Temple then went on to complete a two year General Practice Residency at Bowman Gray School of Medicine (now Wake Forest School of Medicine) in 1993. He was a clinical instructor at Bowman Gray School of Medicine from 1993 to 1995 and assistant professor from 1995 to 1997. Dr. Temple also completed an Externship in Dental Implantology through Midwest Implant Institute in 1995 at which he obtained Fellow status. He entered private practice in Winston-Salem in 1997.

Dr. Temple and his wife have twins, Austin and Davis. He has spent much of his free time coaching Little League baseball and Y basketball and trying to learn the rules of soccer. When not chasing kids he enjoys cycling, skiing and getting lost in the mountains with a fly rod. 

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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache


  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Temple III's Performance
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    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Winston Salem NC |
I highly recommend Dr. Temple. He is very bright, knowledgable, and explains dental conditions clearly and well. He is kind and listens well. His office is inviting and very clean. The staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful. Dr. Temple III is very trustworthy and there for his patients.
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