Meet Our General Dentistry Team in Salt Lake City
Dr. Paul Porter
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 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 up-to-date with 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.
Dr. Greg Johnson
Providing advanced dental care for patients in a comfortable, welcoming environment has been one of Dr. Greg Johnson’s top priorities. Dr. Johnson grew up in Washington State before moving to Utah and attending the University of Utah, where he received his undergraduate degree.
Dr. Johnson graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2002 and opened his first dental practice in 2004.
When Dr. Johnson started Parkway Family Dental Care in Wentzville, MO, his pursuit of staying current with the latest dentistry techniques and advancements led him to create one of the most successful practices in the area. In 2010, Dr. Johnson sold his practice to move closer to family in Utah. New and emerging dental technologies have continued to be one of the top priorities that drive Dr. Johnson to be a sought-after dentist. He has acquired hundreds of hours in continuing education pertaining to new dental technologies, patient care, pathology, dental implants, and other dentistry fields.
Dr. Johnson believes that education and learning is a lifelong process. Since 2004, Dr. Johnson has been a user of CEREC technology (same-day crowns) and Galileos (3D imaging) technologies and became a trainer and teacher of those technologies in 2007. Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with his wife Terra and their four incredible children in his spare time. When he isn’t in the office or with his family, you’ll catch him enjoying one of his favorite activities, fly fishing!
The Avenues Dentistry Team:
Tien – Bio coming soon
Mallory – Bio coming soon
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 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.