Welcome to Our Practice

Dr. Long and his staff would like to warmly welcome you to our office. Dr. Long and his staff are completely dedicated to you and your dental health. Our goal is to provide each patient with the highest quality dental care in a gentle, efficient, and pleasant manner. Dr. Long and his staff are trained to provide comprehensive dental care that includes everything from simple restorations to implants, cosmetic makeovers, full mouth reconstruction, and sedation dentistry. We are always accepting new patients!

We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your teeth.

Our web site also provides you with background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose the office of Dr. Tom Long , you're working with a doctor and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Dr. Long’s capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you!

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Thomas E. Long

    Thomas E. Long DDS is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he was the Assistant Captain of the Varsity Ice Hockey Team. Dr. Long graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry and also completed a two-year General Dentistry residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years. Dr. Long is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and a member of The American Board of General Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Dental Association where he has held the position of Alternate Delegate to the American Dental Association. He is a member of the Academy of Sports Dentistry, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Wake County Dental Society. Dr. Long was an Adjunct Associate Professor at UNC School of Dentistry for 15 years. Dr. Long has provided dental care to the U.S. National Soccer Team and the USA Baseball Team. Dr. Long is also the dentist for the Carolina Hurricanes NHL Hockey Team. 

    Dr. Long is a fantastic dentist and his staff is wonderful!

    Our family have been patients of Dr. Long for 18 years. He has provided nothing but the BESTdental care for all of us! His staff is top notch! Dr. Long has gone out of his way to provide relief when we needed emergency services. I really don't like to think about we'll do when he retires! Yikes!

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    Dr. Long is a fantastic dentist and his staff is wonderful!

    Our family have been patients of Dr. Long for 18 years. He has provided nothing but the BESTdental care for all of us! His staff is top notch! Dr. Long has gone out of his way to provide relief when we needed emergency services. I really don't like to think about we'll do when he retires! Yikes!

    Diana S.

    Highest recommendation,

    Highest quality, top notch customer service and highest level of professionalism. I would recommend Dr Long, Susan and Whitney to anybody in need of dental services. Great job

    Dave W.

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