Dr. Temple (Will) is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon trained in all aspects of his specialty. He has particular interest and experience in exodontia, dental implants, dentoalveolar bone and soft tissue augmentation, full arch dental implant supported prostheses, orthognathic surgery, head and neck trauma, as well as cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Temple is originally from the Myrtle Beach, SC area. He graduated magna cum laude from The Citadel in 2007 prior to completing his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the Medical University of SC in Charleston. Following his doctoral studies, he was commissioned into active duty service with the U.S. Army and completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. Dr. Temple spent two years as a brigade dentist attached to the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, GA and then went on to a four-year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, GA. After residency, he served as a staff surgeon at both the Fort Bragg, NC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency programs.
Over ten years of military training along with civilian experience have provided Dr. Temple with unique skills to treat a variety of dental and facial deformities. His specialized training in dental implant, orthognathic and cosmetic surgery reinforces his dedication to addressing his patients’ functional and esthetic concerns in order to provide the best possible treatment outcomes. Dr. Temple strives to treat all patients as if they were his own family and believes that the patient’s goals should be at the center of any treatment plan.
Dr. Temple has three sons with his wife, Bogan. They reside in Myrtle Beach and are members of First Baptist Church Murrells Inlet where Dr. Temple is involved as a weekly Sunday school teacher. He currently serves as president of the Grand Strand Dental Society where he focuses on improving the dental profession to better serve the community. Dr. Temple enjoys playing golf, boating, hunting and being with his boys in his free time.