Meet Our General Dentistry Team Salt Lake City
General Dentistry’s Dr. Paul Porter completed undergraduate work at Utah State University in 2006. He went on to study dentistry at Indiana University earning his degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. He graduated with distinction at the top of his class. He began practicing dentistry at Avenues Family Dentistry in Salt Lake City, UT in 2010. Dr. Paul Porter is a proud member of the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Academy of LDS Dentists
- Utah Dental Association
Dr. Porter works hard to stay abreast of the latest advances in dental care and participates in regular continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Paul Porter’s dedication to improvement and growth in a variety of dental technologies, treatments, and procedures that our Salt Lake City area dental patients receive the most modern, efficient, and effective general and cosmetic dental care available.
The Avenue Family Dentistry Team:
Susan Welch, RDH
Susan has a strong dental hygiene background. She has worked as a dental hygienist for 26 years having acquired her dental hygiene degree in 1985 from Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She spent the next six years working as a dental hygienist in Western Canada, two years in Prince George, British Columbia and four years in Calgary, Alberta. Susan came to Utah in 1991 and worked in the Provo/Orem area for six years before moving to Salt Lake City in 1997. She’s been working in our office for the past ten years and has participated in the only dental hygiene study group in this state for over four years.In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, and riding bikes and ATVs with her husband and two boys. Susan does a great job and patients appreciate the great work that she does for them.
Lisa studied to be a dental assistant at Bryman School which is now called Utah Career College. She has been working as a Dental Assistant for 18 years now. Lisa chose this field as she used to observe her Aunt who was a Dental Assistant. She decided she would try out a variety of health career jobs. She realized that she enjoyed the dental field the most. Lisa loves to go camping, fishing and spend time with her family. She also loves to bake and try new recipes. Lisa truly enjoys the dental field and getting to know new people. She loves what she does! Lisa does a wonderful job and is great with the patients making their visit to the dentist office a positive experience.Each member of our dentistry team is hand-selected by Dr. Porter based upon his or her credentials, chair-side demeanor, and passion for providing the very best in personalized dental care. From our front desk staff to our dental assistants and hygienist, every member of our Salt Lake City dentistry team is dedicated to ensuring the total comfort and satisfaction of each of our patients. Whether patients visit Avenues Family Dentistry in Salt Lake City for a routine examination and cleaning, or for a more complex dentistry session including such treatments as extractions or implants, they can rest assured that they will receive the most thorough care available from our friendly and knowledgeable team.