About Forest Trail Dental Care
Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Temple, TX
Providing Affordable, Compassionate Dental Care
We love building relationships with our patients. Our team truly cares about you, your family, and your dental health needs. To ensure you are always receiving modern, comfortable dental care, we have incorporated state-of-the-art technology into our practice. We have been in our current location on Lowes Drive since May 2015. Drs. Piña and Proctor designed this facility to be family-friendly, relaxing, comfortable, and stress-free. We want you and your family to feel safe and cared for while in our office.
Steve Piña was born and raised in Dallas but rushed to Central Texas as soon as he could! A proud Longhorn, he attended the University of Texas at Austin. Dedicated to dentistry from an early age, he attended a high school level Dental Assisting program, the first of its kind in the nation, at Skyline High School in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Piña obtained his Doctor in Dental Surgery from the Baylor College of Dentistry in 1987.
Dr. Piña is very proud of having had the opportunity to serve his country, first as a dental assistant and later as Chief Officer in charge of Dental Services for the 301st Tactical Hospital at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, TX. He retired as a Major after 21 years of service.
Dr. Piña has extensive experience with Invisalign orthodontics. He was one of the first general dentists certified by Align Technology and he is currently a Silver Status provider, having successfully treated patients since 1992.
With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Piña performs restorative procedures ranging from crown and bridge to dentures and restoration of implants. He has vast knowledge of the relationship between diabetes and dental health and enjoys bringing this information to local hospitals, senior care centers and other community groups.
Dr. Piña is married to the love of his life, Marie, for 30 years and together they raised two children who are now grown. He enjoys playing golf on weekends and has a passion for movies, snorkeling and fishing.
Terry Proctor is a native of Texas and a graduate of the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. Dr. Proctor is licensed as a general dentist and he enjoys building relationships with patients of all ages. While in dental school, he was recognized with the National Crest Geriatric Dentistry Award, in acknowledgement of his mastery of skills related to aging patients.
Early in his career, Dr. Proctor performed a General Practice Residency at the Olin E. Teague Veterans Medical Center in Temple, Texas. During his residency, he enjoyed serving veterans and acquired extensive training with dental implants and other major restorative treatment, often on patients with compromised and complicated health histories.
Dr. Proctor enjoys all types of general dentistry, to include crown and bridge, dentures and restorative. In addition, he has earned Silver Status as an Invisalign provider, an honor reserved for those doctors who have successfully completed top level training and a high level of experience developed over more than 10 years.
Dr. Proctor and his wife, Susan, have two children and three fur babies. They enjoy hiking the Big Bend desert every winter and will drop everything at a moment’s notice to watch a baseball game.
Dr. Risk graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology from the University of Toledo before graduating with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Ohio State University.
Dr. Risk has proudly spent the last four years serving as a general dentist in the United States Air Force. During her time in service, she attended a one-year advanced residency in Dayton, Ohio before being stationed in Minot, North Dakota where she provided service-members with healthy and happy smiles.
Dr. Risk and her husband, Steve, are proud parents of three children – Elsie, Edison, and Elias – and they all enjoy being outside, good food, and spending time together. The entire Risk family believes Saturdays are for college football and friendly backyard games.
Dr. Risk prides herself in her work, and truly lives to provide every patient the care, respect, and attention they deserve.