Meet Restorative, Cosmetic, and General Dentist Charles Porter


Dentist Charles PorterDr. Charles A. Porter III is a skilled and esteemed general dentist serving patients in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. His education, combined with a true concern for and dedication to his patients’ well-being have cemented his stellar reputation as a general, family, cosmetic, and implant dentist. Dr. Porter is committed to utilizing the latest, proven technology to make dental care more comfortable, affordable, and efficient. In addition, he is happy to offer sedation dentistry to patients who need extensive dental work, or suffer from dental phobia. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Porter, and learn more about protecting and enhancing your smile. 

Education and Training

Dr. Porter received his bachelor of arts degree in 1988 and doctorate of dental surgery degree in 1992 from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Dr. Porter founded his private practice in Charlotte shortly afterwards, and has been treating patients for more than 20 years. In fact, some of his patients have been coming to him since the office opened.

Dr. Porter regularly attends seminars and classes so that he can provide modern, precise care as the field of dentistry evolves. He has undergone training at the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and CERECdoctors.com. For training in implant placement, Dr. Porter studied with Dr. Michael E. Pruett at the Georgia Regents University, College of Dental Medicine. He is a proud alumnus of the L.D. Pankey Institute and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, and he is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. 

Affiliations and Memberships

Dr. Porter is a proud member of a number of dental organizations, including:

  • Charlotte Dental Society
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation

As an active member of these esteemed organizations, Dr. Porter is able to stay abreast of emerging trends and technologies. 

Advancements in Technology and Sedation

Dr. Porter has worked tirelessly to integrate the latest dental technology into his practice, including laser dentistry and integrated digital radiographic and photographic technology. He is especially proud of the practice’s extensive use of CEREC® technology, and has spent many hours learning about the use of advanced 3D imaging. CEREC® uses video imaging to create extremely precise digital models of patients' smiles so that Dr. Porter can design, create, and place durable, cosmetic crowns, bridges, and porcelain veneers in just one visit.

Dr. Porter also offers sedation dentistry services. He understands that dental anxiety and phobia are a real problem, and strives to make dental care relaxing and comfortable by offering a variety of sedation options, including nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and oral sedation. 

Contact Dr. Porter Today

Dr.  Porter is skilled and experienced in a wide range of dental procedures, including general dentistry, restorations, and smile makeovers. Whatever your needs, Dr. Porter will address your concerns and requests with a custom treatment plan. Call Dr. Porter today to schedule an appointment.