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Dedicated Dentist – Cleburne TX

Get to Know Dr. Chris Long

Dr. Christopher (also known as “Dr. Chris”) is long-time native of the Cleburne community, and he has been serving smiles in need here at Long Family Dental for over 15 years so far, first joining his father and brother in 2004. Today, he committed to lifelong learning in the dental field and loves helping his patients achieve healthier, happier teeth that last for life. To learn more about him, continue reading below.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Chris may have grown up around the world of dentistry, but what really inspired him to enter the oral healthcare field alongside his father and his brother was his love of helping people! He also really enjoys the world of medicine. The career felt like a great fit for his strengths and passions, and all these years later, he’s never regretted it for a second.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Chris’s college career started at the University of North Texas, where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. In 2002, he was accepted to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery. He also regularly pursues advanced training in order to stay abreast of the latest advancements in modern dentistry, which includes courses in root canal therapy, dental implant surgery, and cosmetic dentistry. He’s the proud recipient of the Top 40 Dentist Under Age 40 in America from Incisal Edge magazine!

Dr. Chris is currently a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a member of the following organizations:

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Chris and his wife Emily have two sons named Jackson and Brennan – both of whom plan on becoming dentists when they grow up! Whenever he has spare time outside of Long Family Dental, he hangs out with his loved ones, goes hunting, fishes, and plays golf.

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