Dr. Tony Porter
Originally from Clemmons, Dr. Tony Porter graduated from West Forsyth High School and earned his Eagle Scout Award from Troop 752. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from North Carolina State University. While he was earning his degree, he also worked as an orthodontic lab technician.
Dr. Porter graduated from UNC School of Dentistry in 1990. Following graduation, he attended an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Dr. Porter and his family returned to Winston-Salem in 1994, and he began practicing at the current location – 3031 Lyndhurst Avenue.
Because Dr. Porter knows it’s important to stay on top of developments in the dental field, he is a member of several professional associations. He has served as an officer and as President of the Forsyth County Dental Society and the Second District of the North Carolina Dental Society. He is also active in the North Carolina Dental Society where he is currently President-Elect while also serving as a committee member for the NC MOM clinics. He is also the Former Chair of the NCDS BOT, Member International College of Dentists. Additionally, Dr. Porter was a committee member for the UNC Dental Alumni Association and an examiner for the Council of Interstate Testing Agencies. Dr. Porter is a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists.
Even though Dr. Porter is immersed in Carolina Blue, he still bleeds Wolfpack Red! Dr. Porter is a lifetime member of the NC State Alumni Association and an avid member of the Wolfpack Club. His son, Alex, is studying at Appalachian State University and his daughter, Ashley, graduated from NC State before going to dental school at UNC. Dr. Porter and his wife, Angie, can be seen at most Wolfpack basketball games since they have season tickets and lifetime rights!
Dr. Porter and his family are active in the community, attending church at Center Grove Baptist, and working with the Scouts in Troop 752.