Independently Rated Highest in Quality
F i f t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
August 2002
We declare that Larry Porteous Family Dentistry HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #156
(510) 761-6916
(925) 335-6943
665 Parker Ave
Rodeo, CA 94572
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Larry Porteous D.D.S.

Dr. Larry Porteous has been practicing dentistry in the Bay Area for 30 years at three locations in Rodeo, Danville and Vallejo. His practices are dedicated to treating and preventing dental diseases in relaxed, calming atmospheres.

Dr. Porteous graduated from UC Berkeley, and then earned his dental degree from Case Western – Reserve Dental School in 1980. He completed a general practice residency at Olive View Medical Center in Van Nuys and received specialized training in oral surgery. Dr. Porteous also obtained additional training in the areas of cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy and gum surgery. He regularly attends continued education meetings on the advancements in the dental profession.

Larry Porteous Family Dentistry is a true family practice—Dr. Porteous’ wife, Linda, is the dental hygienist, and the office welcomes patients of all ages. For more information, Dr. Porteous invites people to visit larryporteousfamilydentistry.com.

Company Philosophy

“Our motto is, ‘Let our family be your family dentist.’ We give each person the same respect, concern and care that we would want to receive as patients. We make it our main priority to put our patients at ease and treat them in a friendly, caring environment. We take the time to explain their dental conditions and clearly outline their options for treatment. We encourage our patients to ask questions, because we want them to fully understand and be comfortable with any procedures we recommend.”

Serving all of Contra Costa, Alameda and Solano counties including Rodeo, Hercules, Pinole, Danville, Alamo, San Ramon, Vallejo and Fairfield.

General & Cosmetic Dental Procedures
Gum & Oral Surgery
Veneers
Crowns
Bridges
Dentures
Partials
Lumineers
Root Canals
Opalescence Tooth Whitening System (In-Office & At-Home)
Wisdom Teeth Removal

Lumineers
Opalescence
ViziLite

Comparative Summary

Larry Porteous Family Dentistry is a family dental practice that “welcomes patients of all ages—from three to 93,” says Linda Porteous, a registered dental hygienist and the wife and partner of owner Larry Porteous, DDS. Larry Porteous Family Dentistry provides a wide range of services, including general dentistry, preventive and cosmetic services, root canals, crowns and...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why should I replace a missing tooth?
A: "A tooth replacement is essential for speech and function. It prevents the shifting and movement of teeth and preserves the periodontal (bone) health around the tooth. For all these reasons and more, we recommended that a missing tooth be rep...
Q: Does teeth whitening have any negative consequences? How long will it last?
A: "No, bleaching teeth isn’t harmful. Although nothing is permanent, the product we use—Opalescence—has sustained whitening aspects that make it last."
Q: At what age do you start seeing children?
A: "Three years old. They have their teeth by then, and they’re cooperative enough that we can work with them."

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Industry Info

When choosing a new dental practice for you and your family, take some time to learn everything you can about the dentist.
“You definitely want to know the background and experience of your dentist,” advises Larry Porteous Family Dentistry’s Linda Porteous, RDH. But it shouldn’t end there. Some other important things to consider: • Are the...
Findings based on statistically reliable research from 349 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

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Customer Loyalty

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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 349 customer surveys, we declare
Larry Porteous Family Dentistry
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 156
Continuously qualified since August 2002.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Ella F. Verified Customer Name
"They are very friendly and easy to communicate with."
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Company Capabilities Table

Larry Porteous Family Dentistry
665 Parker Ave
Rodeo, CA 94572
3840 Blackhawk Rd., Ste 110
Danville, CA 94506
972-F Admiral Callaghan Ln.
Vallejo, CA 94591
(510) 761-6916
(925) 335-6943
(707) 622-5979
(510) 799-8425 fax
DCID5107991100
DCID9257369000
DCID7076483384

Mon – Thu: 9am – 8pm
Fri: 9am – 7pm
Sat: By Appointment

Serving all of Contra Costa, Alameda and Solano counties including Rodeo, Hercules, Pinole, Danville, Alamo, San Ramon, Vallejo and Fairfield.

Larry Porteous D.D.S.; Linda Porteous R.D.H.
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Case Western Dental School: 1980, U.C. Berkeley: 1975
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Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
American Dental Association, Better Business Bureau, California Dental Association Contra Costa Dental Society, Rodeo Chamber of Commerce
1982
General & Cosmetic Dental Procedures, Gum & Oral Surgery, Veneers, Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Partials, Lumineers, Root Canals, Opalescence Tooth Whitening System (In-Office & At-Home), Wisdom Teeth Removal
Lumineers, Opalescence, ViziLite
Adults, Children, Seniors
Care Credit

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Survey Responses For

Larry Porteous Family Dentistry

Larry Porteous Family Dentistry: Average 9.2 out of 10 based on 349 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Ella F. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very friendly, and the quality is good."

"They are very friendly and easy to communicate with."

Joe L. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would recommend them. He has done a very good job for me."

"His professionalism and his honesty"

Roy T. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"The best dentist I have used, and I don't go anywhere else."

"Just everything, the service, and they have always done a good job."

Charlie B. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I have referred him already to social media."

"He treats me like family."

Eileen L. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would recommend them. They are good."

"They accommodate you right away, and they will make an appointment with you right away if you need it. They will make adjustments."

Lisa K. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He was very upfront, he explained things very well, he was very fair in his pricing, and he worked well with my schedule. I didn't have to take time off of work."

"The best thing was working around my schedule, and I didn't have to take time off of work."

Carrie V. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very good."

"He explains the procedure before making any decisions, and I have never had any bad experiences with them."

Sophia A. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He has a lot of experience. He is very thorough, detailed, and he explains his procedures. He is friendly and honest. You feel like you are not with just a dentist, but someone you really know. They are very friendly and open."

"His expertise and how knowledgeable he is"

Debra B. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I don't know."

"He explains things, and he teaches his staff. He is very professional."

Jacqueline J. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I referred a friend to them last week."

"They are genuine, and he explains everything in detail before he does anything to you. They are really gentle and caring. I am terrified of the dentist, and they were the best at comforting me."

Ed S. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very thorough and very meticulous about their work."

"They make me feel very comfortable, and they explain everything very thoroughly. They are very meticulous about their work."

Nicole H. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were wonderful to me, both him and his wife. They work well together. I am afraid of the dentist, and they were very good with me, very patient."

"He is very knowledgeable, and he has been doing this for a long time. He still keeps up on the latest stuff."

Luke M. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very good."

"He is doing a good job, and he is excellent."

Felix P. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is very thorough."

"If you are freaking out, he can calm you down. He reassured me that everything was going to be okay and not to worry."

Dennis B. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do good work."

"They are accommodating, and they will work with you."

Steve P. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is one of the best dentists that I have ever had."

"It is a combination of things, the quality of service as well as the friendliness of both he and his staff."

Christina B. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have been treating me for 20 years."

"Whenever I call, I can secure an appointment within an appropriate amount of time."

Nancy C. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are all very friendly and kind. I enjoy talking with them."

"They are close by."

John F. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is a very good dentist and very caring."

"He charges a fair price."

Wendy C. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Very patient friendly"

"They are willing to work with you."