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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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 299 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

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Customer Loyalty

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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 299 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

Chris R. Verified Customer Name
"Their friendliness and professionalism"
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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 299 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Chris R. Verified Larry Porteous Family Dentistry Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're efficient, knowledgeable, professional, and forthcoming with information and answering questions. They're just great. I'm very satisfied. "

"Their friendliness and professionalism"

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

"It's a very good service. They know what they're doing, they're very friendly, and they're on time."

"They're a good dentist, they have great service, and they do a good job. I'm very happy. "

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

"I would recommend them."

"The personal attention that they give"

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

"They're the best dentist around."

"Their professionalism, cleanliness of the office, quality of work, and helping me out with information as a patient"

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

"You will get quality care there, and his work is excellent."

"I liked his personality, how nice they were, and everybody in the office made me feel very comfortable. They took some of the fear out of going to the dentist. I'm very happy with Dr. Porteous. I wouldn't go to another dentist."

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

"They're very professional, friendly, always on time, and they do great work."

"The quality of the work that they do"

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

"He's really solicitous of your comfort, and he seems to be very knowledgeable. He also gives me discounts every now and then, because I'm a senior citizen."

"The way that he seems to really care about me, he does really nice work. They know what they're doing."

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

"They have quality care."

"They're friendly, and they treat you like a human being. They're one of the best. "

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

"They have good service."

"I like the people there. I've been going there for a long time. I'm happy with them. They do good work."

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

"I would say how great they are and that they are caring people, when I have to pay a bill, I take it in personally, just so I can say, 'Hi' to the staff at the front desk and see them for a while."

"I like that I feel safe. Dr. Porteous knows me so well. He's an excellent dentist. Both dentists know what to do to make me comfortable, painless, during procedures. I've never felt this way about any dentist before. I've been going there since 1982."

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

"I would recommend them and have referred many people to them."

"I love them. They do the work right. It's the best experience I've had with a dentist. They've been cleaning my teeth for many years, since 1982."

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

"That they're good dentists, they're friendly, and they'll negotiate with you about a payment plan if you need one. I have been going there for many years."

"I like that they're friendly."

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

"I would say that they are great with patients, very professional."

"I like that they're very knowledgeable and do a good job at giving you options for whatever services you may need. They're also very honest and actually seem to care about you."

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

"They're very thorough, professional, and their office is a very comfortable environment."

"I like that they're very thorough, professional, and that their office is very comfortable."

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

"They are amazing. I have sent my friends and family to them also. They are very caring people, and have a lot of dental practice experience. They really know what they are doing and I am confident in their abilities. "

"I like that their methods and processes are quick and painless. I've never had any trouble since I've been to them. They are very personable and it is a fun office to be a patient in. "

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

"They are good dentists and thorough in their knowledge and training. They are experienced and caring."

"I like that they have a small practice and they are very personable and caring. They really know all their patients well."

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

"They are very courteous, kind and they care about their patients. I feel very comfortable going to them because they care about their patients, the well being of their patients. We've been going to them for years and like having a family dentist that knows us and we know them. It is a good relationship. "

"I like that they care about our wellbeing, not just our teeth, but each of us as a whole, the whole person. "

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

"My children are adults now. We have been going to them since my children were in preschool. I have recommended them to so many people. Everyone loves these dentists. We have been so happy over almost 30 years having them as our family dentists. They are like family to me. I have never had any problems with them. They deserve the highest praise and accolades. "

"They are absolutely the best dentists. They are so knowledgeable and have always explained everything so well so that I can understand it. They are quick to return my phone call if they can't speak to me right away. They are easy to schedule appointments and very responsive to everything I ask or need. They are super helpful and informative. "

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

"They are patient, caring, understanding and they work with you to keep you as pain free as possible. I really appreciate that. "

"I like their professionalism, courtesy, and the quality of their work. They are very knowledgeable and experienced and stay current in their field. I know I am in good hands and am very satisfied. "

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

"Dr. Larry is very experienced, knows what he is doing, is highly qualified, very capable and competent, and is really interested in figuring out the best solution by getting to the root cause of the particular dental problem and fixing it correctly. I liked that he takes the time to explain everything well to me, so I know what is being done and why. I really trust in his abilities and his prices were very reasonable. "

"I liked that Dr. Larry was so accommodating, personalized, and caring to help me out the way he did when my own dentist could not do what was needed. His knowledge is truly amazing. I also was pleasantly surprised and relieved that he didn't hurt me a bit and this was a root canal procedure. I highly recommend him. "