"Let our family be your family dentist."

When our patients let us know they are pain-free, their dental visit was a breeze, they no longer fear coming to the dentist, they've learned something to improve their dental health, or they love the appearance of their teeth, we can go home each day knowing it was "all in a day’s work" and worth every moment of it.

Our greatest compliment comes from you, and your referrals of family and friends. Thank you for your confidence, loyalty, and trust!


Larry Porteous Family Dentistry is pleased to earn the distinction of being a DIAMOND CERTIFIED business for nearly fifteen consecutive years, with an independent customer survey rating of over 99%.

Here are a few excerpts from among the hundreds of reviews received by Diamond Certified from our patients. You can read many more reviews, and learn even more about Larry Porteous Family Dentistry, by visiting the Diamond Certified website.

“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.”

“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 would highly recommend him and he deserves to be Diamond Certified."

“He’s a great dentist. He’s detail oriented and very concerned about the quality of his work. He is also very caring.”

“My whole family goes to them because they do excellent work. We are all very pleased with their services.”

"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.”

"(On a scale of ‘10’) I would give him a '15'. I can honestly say that I like everything. He's very gentle, very thorough, and he explains everything. He's great.”

"When I went to him, I had a fear of dentists. Because of him, my fear of dentists is just about gone. I like that he's honest. He lets you know what to expect and what's going on. There are no surprises. He accommodates me. He gives me coloring books and toothbrushes, so I can explain things to my kids. I wouldn't trade him for anything.”

"They are very exacting and detailed in their work. They are perfectionists and I like that in a dentist.”

"He's as good as everyone says."


"Our mission is to define excellence and identify for consumers the highest quality local companies. As creators of the Diamond Certified Program we rate local companies in Northern California on customer satisfaction and credentials. We survey a large random sample of each company's customers by telephone to get the most accurate ratings and to verify that only REAL customers are responding."

"By surveying from a company's entire customer base, we ensure that the research results, good or bad, truly represent the company's customer satisfaction level. Those that score high in the rating earn Diamond Certified and are backed with our Diamond Certified Performance Guarantee."

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