Dr. Richard Fossum, DDS

Dr. Richard Fossum, DDS

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Age 49
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Dr. Richard Fossum, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Temple, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston in 1995 and practices dentistry.Read his story

2534 Blue Meadow Dr

Temple, TX 76502

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Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • UniCare
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Fossum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fossum "Dr. Fossum attended the University of Texas in Austin before graduating from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1995. Prior to arriving in Temple, he practiced dentistry in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from 1995 to 1999. An avid learner, Dr. Fossum takes numerous hours of continuing education each year to stay current with new procedures, technology, and safety standards. He constantly evaluates new equipment and spares no expense to implement tools and technologies that increase patient comfort and provide innovative dental solutions."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fossum "Dr. Richard Fossum enjoys creating beautiful, healthy smiles that last a lifetime. He's a caring and compassionate general and restorative dentist who uses proven therapies and modern technology to deliver excellent care with a personal touch. He constantly evaluates new equipment and spares no expense to implement tools and technologies that increase patient comfort and provide innovative dental solutions."

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

14  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Cerec® Tooth Restoration Procedure
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dentures
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • PerioLase® Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP)
  • Root Canal
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Zoom!® Teeth Whitening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fossum has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fossum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fossum

4.1

Based on 16 reviews

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2 Stars
6.25%
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1 Star
18.75%
(3)

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Absolutely Amazing! Great staff! and They take care of me really great!
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Every body were amazing the front desk ladies,the dental assistant and the dentist Dr Richard very knowledgeable and easy to deal with,very reasonable prices for an outstanding service.
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Had a horrible experience at this clinic. They are more like a money making business instead of treating patients. Charged for excessive "needed" procedures that other dentists do not. The actual dentist spent less than 3 minutes talking to the patient. Avoid at all costs.
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I love the staff. They are helpful and friendly. Deborah is awesome and makes the visit fun. It's like I'm visiting a friend rather than a hygienist.
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