Charlotte Magazine "Top Dentist in Charlotte" award for over 20 years as voted on by peers
Dr. Edwin Porter passionately transforms lives through dentistry. With extensive training in aesthetic dentistry, dental implantology, and sedation dentistry, he specializes in personalized smile makeovers, complex full mouth restorations, and dental implant procedures. Importantly, Dr. Porter actively listens to his patients’ concerns to tailor individualized treatment plans that meet their unique needs.
Dr. Porter’s wide-ranging skills stem from advanced training at prestigious institutions like the Pankey Institute, Spear Education, Dawson Academy, CEREC Doctors, and Galler Advanced Training in Clear Aligners. His dedication to lifelong learning has equipped him with a broad skill set in cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry, occlusion, clear aligner therapy, and comprehensive treatment planning.
Dr. Porter's Key Advantages
As a Diplomate in Implantology from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr. Porter has mastered implant dentistry, offering advanced solutions for patients seeking implant-based restorations with unparalleled precision and success. His Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry showcases his commitment to continuous education and clinical excellence, ensuring his patients receive comprehensive care incorporating the latest advancements in general dentistry.
Serving as a Visiting Faculty member at CEREC Doctors, Dr. Porter leads in digital dentistry, utilizing state-of-the-art technologies like CEREC for same-day dental crowns. This approach offers patients the convenience of digital scans and crown placement in a single visit. Recognized as a leader in digital dentistry, Dr. Porter has educated dental professionals locally and nationally, empowering them to excel in CEREC crown implementation and advance the field.
To provide a comfortable and stress-free experience for patients with dental anxiety, Dr. Porter has completed advanced training in oral sedation (sleep dentistry) and is board-certified in its safe and effective administration. His expertise extends to the use of oral appliances for improving function and mitigating sleep-related breathing issues, embracing a holistic approach that includes patient education, lifestyle modifications, and collaborative care for comprehensive sleep disorder management.
DR. EDWIN PORTER's Credentials
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Bachelors of Science (B.S.), Public Health; Concentration, Nutrition - May 1990
School of Dentistry - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) - May 1994
Fellow in Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
Diplomate in Implantology from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (DICOI)
Cerec Doctors Visiting Faculty (CDOCS)
Trainer/Mentor in Digital Dentistry (Cerec) for local, national, and international dentists through Dentsply Sirona
Trainer/Mentor for Advanced Implant Education through the Institute of Mega Implant and MegaGen