Dr. Robert Long AKA “Dr. Bob” was raised in Cleburne. After graduating from Cleburne High School in 1986, he completed studies at Baylor University in 1989. Dr. Bob graduated “cum laude” from The University of Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1993 receiving a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery.
While fulfilling a two-year General Practice Residency at University Hospital in San Antonio, he received IV sedation certification along with additional oral surgery training. This program allowed him the opportunity to work with medically compromised patients and provided more extensive training in cosmetic, implant, and complex restorative dentistry. In 1995 Dr. Bob began his career in private practice with his father, Dr. Henry.
Dr. Bob is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Fort Worth District Dental Society. He has earned fellowships from the American Academy of Hospital Dentistry and the International College of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Bob and his wife, Kim, and their two children, Becca and Zach, are active members at the 1st United Methodist Church of Cleburne. With past participation in the local Rotary Club and as a past president of the United Way, Dr. Bob understands the importance of giving back to the community. Hunting, traveling and spending time with his family are just a few of the hobbies he enjoys. He has also actively participated in children’s soccer as well as Upward Youth Sports Ministry.
Dr. Chris Long AKA “Dr. Chris” was born and raised in Cleburne. After graduating from Cleburne High School in 1995, he attended The University of North Texas where he received a degree for bachelors of science in biology with a minor in chemistry. In 2000 he was accepted at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After graduating Dr. Chris joined his father and brother to practice dentistry at Long Family Dental in 2004.
Committed to lifelong learning in the dental field, Dr. Chris participates in numerous hours of continuing dental education programs each year. This advanced training allows Dr. Chris to stay abreast of the exciting new advances in modern dentistry in order to give you a healthy, beautiful smile. Dr. Chris became a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology in 2009. The ICOI is a prestigious worldwide organization centered on dental implant surgery and restoration. Dr. Chris was also chosen by Incisal Edge magazine as a Top 40 Dentist in the United States under age 40 for 2012.
Dr. Chris is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas State Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and holds a permit to plan enteral conscious sedation. This allows Dr. Chris to provide oral conscious sedation for the comfort of his patients during dental procedures. He has also participated in an oral surgery externship as well as an implant preceptorship at the University of Texas.
Dr. Chris, his wife Emily, and their sons, Jackson and Brennan live in Cleburne. He is a real sports enthusiast who enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf. He has also been a member in Rotary Club.
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