Regardless of the reason for your visit, we want you to feel at ease while you’re seeing us. Each member of our staff is dedicated to going above and beyond to ensure that our patients are well taken care of.
We’ve taken everything into account in order to ensure that your time here is as pleasant as possible; from the calming colors to the great amenities to the soothing design elements throughout our office space, we want to be your go-to choice for family dental care in Denver and the surrounding area.
We’re located just across from the new Publix Shopping Center beside the Riverwalk Apartments in the Catawba Springs Healthcare Pavilion. When it’s time for your visit, we’re on the first floor across from CHS Urgent Care!
Meet Our Doctors
We want you to know us professionally as well as personally. It’s not just about what we know, it’s also about ensuring you’re comfortable with who we are. Click the learn more button below any of our photos to read more about our experience, our lives, and our interests.
Dr. Andy Pernell
Dr. Andy Pernell is a second-generation dentist, born and raised right down the road in Newton-Conover, NC. He is dedicated to providing exceptional and quality dental experiences for all of his patients, which is the passion that drove him to open his own practice: Summit Family Dentistry.
Dr. Layne Veneri
Dr. Layne Veneri is our Associate Dentist at Summit Family Dentistry. He takes pride in his abilities and in providing excellent care to his patients. His compassionate nature and caring attitude guides his care, as he treats everyone like family.
We pride ourselves on taking your comfort seriously.
We know that you have plenty of choices for which dentist to see–and we want to ensure once you visit us that the choice for you, and your family, has been made. That’s why we do everything we can to ensure you are comfortable and at ease for your dental visit.
Our office is modern, bright, and designed with your experience in mind! It was completed in June 2017 and we could not be more proud of how it turned out! We believe it sets the bar for what you should expect of a modern dental office, and we have left nothing out. From the cool, calming colors, to the plush amenities, we believe you will be comfortable during your entire time with us.
In our dental office you will enjoy things like:
- Netflix on TVs in all patients’ rooms so you can relax while we do our work.
- Memory Foam patient chairs to ensure your comfort
- Plush blankets just in case you get chilly
- Complimentary water and coffee
- iPads for children to keep them entertained
Summit Family Dentistry
275 North Highway 16 Suite 101
Denver, NC 28037
Mon: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 1-2)
Tue: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 1-2)
Wed: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 1-2)
Thu: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 1-2)
Fri: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dr. Pernell uses an ultrasonic pick to remove tartar instead of the endless, painful scraping I always endured before.
I also liked being able to see the x-ray and camera images as they were discussed.
Very progressive, modern dentistry.
The staff was amazing! They made me & my 12-year-old son feel comfortable & at ease. Jennifer Konsul is awesome!!
Good people. Great complete exam. Friendly personnel who are very professional. Fair pricing!
Can not say enough good things about Dr. Andy and the staff at Summit. They went out of their way to accommodate me for a replacement filling, scheduling me quickly and Darlene even helped entertain my 1-year-old during my appointment! I’d been looking for a dentist I can build a relationship with in Denver and have been unimpressed with the offerings until now. Highly recommend you check them out.
I avoid the dentist unfortunately at all costs! With that being said I had the best experience I have ever had at the Dentist today. And I had a root canal. I have been twice now and neither time have I been stuck in the waiting room or in a room waiting for someone to show up. I was told what was happening every step of the way so things were not unexpected. I did not feel rushed and I felt like my time was valued. Dr. Pernell did not work on six other people while he was working on me. The front desk staff, the hygienist, and the assistants are just all super sweet. I am so happy I picked this Dentist. I am a new patient and I would highly recommend this choice.
I was so impressed with Dr. Pernell and his staff. My daughter had a very bad experience with her prior dentist and was very anxious about having another tooth pulled. She cried before Dr. Pernell even started as she was anticipating it to be another horrible experience. Well, she was pleasantly surprised that he and Kayla were so sweet to her and took the process very slowly to ensure as little discomfort as possible. Dr. Pernell was very compassionate and couldn’t have been sweeter to Danielle. He’s restored her faith in dentists again:) Thank you so much!!! I will sing your praises to everyone I know.
Dr Pernell and all of his staff are very welcoming and kind! I’ve only been here a handful of times, but you can instantly tell that they love what they do and they truly care for their patients. They have been on time for my appointments and you don’t feel rushed through your visit. Great family office.
The staff and Dr Pernell were all so nice and welcoming! This was a first time visit for me. Dr Pernell is very thorough and takes the time to explain things well. I would highly recommend Summit Family Dentistry! Thanks!
You won’t find a staff who cares more. Kayla and Dr. Pernell were awesome as usual today. From the moment you walk into the moment you leave, customer service is a priority.
I highly recommend them. They were very helpful, efficient, and the office was immaculate! My grandson had a great experience today! Thanks to everyone who helped us today!
I woke up in the middle of the night in serious pain from a broken tooth... Dr. Andy was so great to help work me in and take care of me and this pain! I fully recommend this practice and will definitely be back!
I can't say how great my experience was today. Sam and Dr. Pernell were fantastic! Answered all of my questions and made my whole experience great from start to finish!
Committed to Our Community
At Summit Family Dentistry, we are committed to making a positive impact on our community. Part of that is getting involved with local organizations that work every day to help those in need and make our community better each and every day.
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids!
Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids. Grin Kids was formed to provide the opportunity for children with life-threatening illness to go to Disney World with their families. It is a wonderful opportunity that many of these children would not otherwise have.
We thoroughly enjoyed completing dental screenings at the Love Denver event held at East Lincoln High School! “Love Denver is a multi-church sponsored, back to school themed, community medical clinic with a mission to “meet the spiritual and physical needs of the needy through the Gospel and Name of Jesus.”’
NC Baptist Dental Van
We also had a lot of fun working on the NC Baptist Dental Van at Real Life Church in Lucia. We were able to see quite of few people in need for dental work along with other members of the dental community in Denver and surrounding areas. We had a lot of fun and hope to make this a tradition.
Ada Jenkins Dental Bus
We volunteered in Charlotte on the Ada Jenkins Dental Bus at the Salvation Army Center for Hope Shelter. It was a great way to again help those that would otherwise not be able to get the dental care they deserve.