Porter, Singley, and Crane Family Dentistry
The cornerstone of our practice is our ability to create a plan for your oral care that relates entirely to your overall health. In order to create specialized treatment plans that result in the most beautiful, natural smiles, general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry are combined in our family-friendly Columbus office.
We offer general dentistry solutions such as teeth cleaning and metal-free fillings, as well as oral cancer screenings. We also offer superior cosmetic dentistry services such as porcelain crowns, bridges, and veneers, Zoom® take-home whitening, smile makeovers. For individuals looking for more comprehensive reconstructive and restorative dentistry, our full mouth reconstruction and metal-free restorations create an opportunity for a new and naturally beautiful smile.
Our staff creates a positive, comfortable atmosphere where our patients’ wants and needs are held in the highest regard. Without demanding that our patients trust us, we believe that trust is earned as we exceed the high expectations we set for the quality of care we give.
To demonstrate our respect for your time, we never make you wait for your appointment. On time and on task, our staff promises to make the most out of your time at our office and treat you with first-class attention on every visit. Furthermore, we understand that your oral concerns may arise after hours, too, and strive to be as available as possible to you. Whether you are seeking cosmetic dentistry or a more routine, long-term oral care plan, Dr. Singley, Dr. Porter, or Dr. Crane can offer an unparalleled, total health approach.
Steven M. Porter, DDS
Dr. Steve Porter has enjoyed practicing dentistry in Columbus since 1992, first as a solo practitioner, then as the practice grew to a 3 dentist group practice in 2012. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Mississippi State University and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He holds membership in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Association of Dental Boards. He currently serves the public until 2022 as the District 1 representative on the Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners. He enjoys being involved in the dental licensure process and has served as an examiner for several of the nation’s licensure examination entities: CITA, NERB, CDCA, and WREB.
He enjoys serving in his church as elder and member of the Loft Choir at First Presbyterian Church, as well as serving his community in the Columbus Exchange Club, Father’s Child Ministries Board, Columbus Girl Choir Board, Annunciation Catholic School Advisory Council and Development Committee, Lowndes County Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association, Honorary Commander for the 49th Squadron at Columbus Air Force Base, Phi Kappa Tau Board of Governors, and trumpeter in the Mississippi State University Community Band. He and his wife, Dona have three children; Mark, Mary Helen, and Allie. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, cycling, running, cooking, and enjoying music and art.
Patrick Singley, DMD
Dr. Patrick Singley is a native of Meridian, MS, and graduated from Mississippi State University in 2002 with a Bachelors of Science in General Business Administration. After graduation, Dr. Singley attended dental school at the University of Mississippi Medical center, graduating in 2006 with a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry degree.
Dr. Singley furthered his education at Baylor College of Dentistry in their Advanced Education of General Dentistry residency program with an emphasis on cosmetics, implants and integrative medicine.
Since 2007, Dr. Singley has been in practice and serving his community of Columbus and the surrounding area. With over a decade of experience, Dr.Singley continues to commit a lot of time to continuing education. He has a true passion for knowledge and how to make dentistry better for his patients.
Dr. Singley is a member of the American Dental Association, Mississippi Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology and First Baptist Church of Columbus.
When away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, Leslie, and their two children, Ethan and Holland Grace. He is proud to call Columbus his home and enjoys being a part of the community. He is also an active board member of Hispanolia Mountain Ministries, which is dedicated to serving underserved communities in Haiti, Dominican Republic and Cuba. In 2012, he started a non profit organization known as Sending70, which has developed a medical software for medical missions with a vision to create long term continuity of care and relationships within foreign medical missions.
Dr Singley looks forward to working with you and your family and enjoying many years of beautiful smiles.
Mitchell Crane, DMD
Mitchell R. Crane DMD was born and raised in Columbus, Mississippi. After graduating from New Hope High School he attended MS State University and received his degree in Biological Sciences, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical School of Dentistry and received his doctorate of Medical Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Mississippi Dental Association.
Dr. Crane is married to his wife, Ashley and they have one daughter, Isabella. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and new baby, hunting and fishing on two professional fishing leagues. He and his family are very active in their church. He also works with community dental health projects in the Mississippi delta.
Dr. Crane truly loves his profession and has a passion for helping others.