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Hereford Dental Health

Dr. Craig Longenecker and his caring, well-trained team want to be your dental home
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hear what our patients are saying


“I have no fear—which is amazing.”


“He’s got a gentle touch and minimizes pain whenever possible.”


“My kids actually enjoy coming to the dentist!”


“Dr. Longenecker is exactly the dentist I want to have”

Is your dental care the best it can be?

At our practice, we make compassionate patient care our number one priority. From the latest in cosmetic dentistry or preventative care to advanced treatment options, equipment, and technology, we’ll stay on the leading edge of dentistry to improve your health, overall well-being, and patient experience. Dr. Longenecker and our friendly team offer personalized accommodations and amenities. We’ll make sure to meet your unique needs and help you feel at home in our office.

Are you satisfied with your patient care and dental treatments? Let’s consider the term, “Whole Health Dentistry.” Did you know that understanding every aspect of your oral health, including the teeth, jaw muscles, jaw joint, TMJ and gum tissues, is directly linked to your overall body health? The importance of this systemic connection is an integral part of the new age of dentistry and is now recognized by all fields of the medical community.

When you meet Dr. Longenecker, you will immediately sense his passionate commitment for connecting with his patients and providing them with state-of-the-art dental care. This is our promise at Hereford Dental Health. Please come into our office in Monkton and let us help you and your loved ones. Come visit our brand new facility in Monkton. Our new location near Parkton is comforting and helps our patients feel more relaxed. We offer current technology, and our caring, well-educated team are helpful and friendly. If it’s cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, family dentistry, Invisalign, TMJ or general periodontal health, Dr. Longenecker can be your dental home, so call today!

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What Our Patients Say

I feel very fortunate to have such an excellent team of dental experts in Northern Baltimore County. Hereford Dental Health is a top-notch practice; from the inviting and comfortable waiting room atmosphere, to the warm and friendly staff and the extremely clean treatment rooms. Dr. Longenecker’s practice is by far the place to go for high quality, gentle dental care for the entire family. I’ve been Dr. Longenecker’s patient for over 15 years; now, I take my three children to him, too. The staff all work well with children. I love my white healthy teeth and Hereford Dental Health gives me a lot to smile about!


My family and I have been patients of Dr. Craig for over 10 years. I have total confidence in him and his entire staff. Going for check-ups there is always a positive, enjoyable experience. An enjoyable experience at the dentist? Yes!


I have had the distinct pleasure of knowing Craig Longenecker for over fifteen years both personally and professionally. We have seen Craig and Liz start both their family as well as start his dental practice and both have been brought into fruition with great care, love and due diligence. Craig and his associates/staff have always treated his patients as if they were part of an extended family, you can feel the bond as soon as you walk in the door… While there is complete professionalism, there is also no shortage of laughter which serves to make me feel right at home in his chair.


Hereford Dental Health provides the most thorough dental care I’ve ever had. Feeling confident in the care I receive is invaluable. What really sets them apart is the amount of patience everyone at the office has. I never feel rushed; whether I’m there for a cleaning or otherwise, they take time to explain options and walk through procedures. Even though I’ve moved away and it is no longer convenient to visit Dr. Craig, I can’t imagine going anywhere else.


Who likes going to the dentist? No one. However, Craig and his team have changed that . Their commitment to excellence, attention to detail and caring bedside manner are delivered in a warm and friendly environment. If you like to smile and want to hang on to your teeth, regular dental checkups are a necessity – and the Hereford Dental experience makes it easy to follow through.


We all know that “everyone hates to go to the dentist”. However, I have found at Hereford Dental Health, you are treated by happy, professional people from the front desk to the dental chair. I’ve had extensive work done from restoring old fillings and crowns, to replacing bad veneers. I’m pleased to say Dr. Longenecker has done an amazing job. I am 100% satisfied.


Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry

What does the term “cosmetic dentistry” mean? Simply stated, traditional dentistry focuses on hygiene, prevention, diagnosing, and treating oral disease. While one of cosmetic dentistry’s main goals is to improve the appearance of your smile, cosmetic dentistry also provides treatment about how your mouth functions structurally. Restorative Dentistry focuses on restoring your mouth to its most effective functionality. From dental implants, dental crowns, dentures and dental bridges to complete your smile and make your teeth, mouth and smile function properly, restorative dentistry can enhance your smile and oral health. Learn More


To give you a fabulous smile without the hassle, discomfort and unattractiveness of traditional metal braces, we offer Invisalign clear braces. These fantastic invisible braces are almost completely undetectable, so feel free to laugh and smile while your teeth are being straightened. Invisalign are also much easier to care for, and can take less time than traditional metal braces as well! Learn More

Family Dentistry

Dr. Longenecker is happy to offer family dentistry to his Hereford Dental patients. From regular family dentist check-ups for you and your loved ones to a special focus on screening for oral cancer, educating about periodontal disease, TMJ and other oral health issues, our family dentistry practices can provide early diagnosis and treatment to enhance your good health. Our family dentistry is all about you — you feeling comfortable during your visits here. Learn More

When you walk into our office, you can expect a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and a caring, considerate staff. We love getting to know our patients on a personal level and establishing lasting relationships that promote great oral care and beautiful smiles. We offer top quality dentistry and first priority patient care. Come to us with any questions and we’ll help you schedule an appointment. We are here to help our patients achieve the level of oral health that they want to have.

Patients love the amenities we offer at our practice. We’ll make your experience at our practice comfortable and relaxing. You can listen to music or enjoy any of our other entertainment options. If you have any special needs or desires, please let us know and we’ll do our very best to accommodate you.

Come visit our brand new facility in Monkton. Our new location near Parkton is comforting and helps our patients feel more relaxed. We offer current technology, and our caring, well-educated team are helpful and friendly. If it’s cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, family dentistry, Invisalign, TMJ or general periodontal health, Dr. Longenecker can be your dental home, so call today!

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Hereford Dental Health • Craig Longenecker, DDS
16928 York Rd
Monkton, MD 21111


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