Dr. Shepard DeLong joined Pure Health Dentistry in early 2016. He has been living on Maui since October 2015. Previously he was working in Portland, Oregon at one of the nation’s most eco-friendly offices providing health centered care in a high-tech setting.
Dr. Delong is a 3rd generation dentist who is excited about offering the most up to date, biologic and integrative solutions to help patients achieve their oral health goals, and optimum whole body health.
He received a B.S. from Portland State University prior to attending dental school at Oregon Health and Sciences University. In 2010 he graduated with clinical honors and was given numerous awards for his performance and interest in the specialty areas of periodontics and orthodontics. That same year he went on to complete a one year hospital residency at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. During residency Dr. DeLong had the opportunity to develop surgical and medical diagnostic skills while being mentored by some of the nation’s best specialists.
Continuing education is something that Dr. DeLong thrives on. Since completing residency he has consistently attended both hands-on and didactic coursework in all fields of general dentistry and specialty procedures including implants, same-day dentistry, computer-aided dentistry and guided
surgery, endodontics, cosmetics and whole body wellness.
Healthy living and time outdoors and with his family keeps him rejuvenated and ready to serve his patients in a calm, happy and thoughtful way. Breanne, his wife is a dental hygienist and they have a two year old daughter, Pema. Dr. DeLong can be found outside the office at the beach or hiking on the volcano on his days off.