Meet the Doctor_________________________________


Dr. Long was born and raised in Southern California. After graduating from High School, he relocated to Hawaii to enjoy surfing. When he returned, he received his AA degree in Business Computing from Long Beach City College and is "fluent" in numerous computer languages. He worked in the computer industry as a free lance programmer and later taught computer lab operations at  Long Beach City College. While working full time in the computer industry, he attended California State University at Long Beach and graduated with a BS degree in Zoology in 1976. He then attended University of Southern California School of Dentistry and graduated in 1980. He was clinical director of the Children's Dental Clinic of Memorial Hospital of Long Beach from 1980 to 1983. Dr. Long started his private practice in 1983 in Palm Springs California and later relocated to La Quinta. He is on the hospital staff of Memorial Hospital of Long Beach and Desert Hospital Palm Springs. He is married and has three children.

Dr. Long is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association,and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is an Associate Faculty member at the USC School of Dentistry,and  a Major in the California State Military Reserve , Dental Corp. He has attained QME status with the State of California Workers Compensation Board. After a professional lifetime of dental education, he has received the prestigious award of Mastership of the Academy of General Dentistry.

He is committed to providing the very best in dental treatment for his patients while applying pragmatic and experienced rational of the latest technologies.


Our Team includes:

Michael W. Long  D.D.S, MAGD                                               Ron Jurgensen D.D.S. MS

Cosmetic & Family Dentistry                                                   Pedodontics

USC 1980                                                                                  Columbia University 1980


Brandon Fowler D.D.S. MS                                                       Tyler Hendry D.D.S. MS

Orthodontics                                                                             Periodontics

USC 2010                                                                                   UCLA 2005


Amit Batheja D.D.S. MS


USC 2009