At Summit Family Dentistry, we do not only care about your teeth; we are committed to a higher level experience for all your oral hygiene needs.

No matter what your care requires, our mission is simple – to provide exceptional dental care for our patients while making a positive contribution to our community. By focusing our efforts on these goals, we can make a difference in those we serve and create a community of bright, white smiles for years to come. Your satisfaction starts with the care you receive, and we want to be the dental practice you trust.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Andy Pernell is a second-generation dentist, born and raised right down the road in Newton-Conover, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with a BS in Biology in 2008, afterward earning his DDS degree from UNC School of Dentistry in 2013, graduating first in his class. While in dental school, Dr. Pernell earned multiple awards in esthetics and implants. In addition, he was inducted into the National Dental Honor Society – Omicron Kappa Upsilon – as an Alumni Member. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Pernell completed an additional year of training through a General Dentistry residency at the NC Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Fayetteville, NC. Since that time, he has practiced as an associate with some of the industry’s most recognized experts in dentistry.

Establishing his own practice, Summit Family Dentistry, Dr. Pernell is committed to providing an exceptional experience through quality care for his patients. He is dedicated to providing the best care possible and takes over 100 hrs of continuing education a year, far exceeding state requirements. His next goal is earning his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, bringing families and individuals throughout Denver, NC, a truly unforgettable dental experience.

Outside of the dental office, Dr. Andy enjoys spending time with his family, going to the gym, playing various sports, and spending time with friends. Dr. Andy resides in the Lake Norman area with his wife Kristen, daughter Kinsley, and dog Finley.