Dr. Brent DeLong, DDS

Dr. Brent DeLong, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
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Dr. Brent DeLong, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Gastonia, NC. He graduated from University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

571 Cox Rd

Gastonia, NC 28054

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  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental

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Dr. DeLong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. DeLong "Dr. DeLong was raised in southern California but traveled north to attend college at the University of California, Davis, where he majored in Neurobiology. He worked as a researcher for a few years before moving to San Francisco to attend the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry. He was the recipient of numerous academic awards, and graduated with high honors at the top of his class, earning the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). He continued his postgraduate education by completing his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He became highly trained in dentoalveolar surgery (tooth/third molar removal), general anesthesia, dental implant surgery including the placement of zygomatic implants, the treatment of traumatic facial injuries, TMJ surgery, orthognathic surgery, cleft lip & palate surgery, and pathology. After graduation, Dr. DeLong served over 3 years on active duty in the United States Air Force where he was responsible for the training and education of 20 OMS residents. During his time on active duty, Dr. DeLong was awarded the Robert I. Delo Award for Outstanding Academic and Surgical Mentorship for his dedication to resident training. He was also responsible for training the AEGD residents in complex exodontia (tooth removal) and IV anesthesia. He was honorably discharged in 2017 at the rank of Major. Dr. DeLong and his family then moved to North Carolina where they joined the well-respected practice of Dr. Phil Jamison. Dr. DeLong practices the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. While his private practice focuses on dental-alveolar surgery including wisdom teeth removal, dental implants and advanced bone grafting techniques, his hospital-based procedures focus on corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma repair and infections. He has been trained in the most technologically advanced forms of treatment of the facial bones utilizing CT guided Virtual Surgical Planning. He is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support. Dr. DeLong is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as a member of the North Carolina Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Gaston County Dental Society, and Cleveland County Dental Society. In their free time, Dr. DeLong and his wife Kristin enjoy traveling, running, skiing, attending sporting events, and dining out."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeLong "At Gaston Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, our mission is to treat each and every patient with respect, dignity and compassion.  We strive to earn the trust and confidence of our patients and referring dental professionals by listening to the desires and concerns of each individual entrusted to our care.  We recognize the anxiety that accompanies the surgical experience and, therefore, we make every effort to make each patient comfortable, confident and in charge of their visit.  Moreover, we are committed to our patients before, during, and after their surgical experience."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

19  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. DeLong has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeLong's Reviews

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Dr. DeLong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

5 stars does not mean I loved it. Lets be honest, nobody loves going to the dentist. But I will say, the care from Dr. DeLong and his assistant Emily, that I did love. I had a bottom very back tooth that cracked and needed to be extracted. I was beyond terrified. Tears and all. But the two were...more
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