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

No matter the level of care your situation requires, our mission is simple – to provide exceptional dental care for our patients while making a positive impact in 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 Doctor Andy Pernell

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, soon after, 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 for expertise 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 dental industry’s most recognized experts.

Dr. Pernell established Summit Family Dentistry and remains 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. Dr. Pernell’s next goal is earning his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, bringing families and individuals throughout Denver, North Carolina, 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.

The Local Dentist You Can Count On

The rest of our staff is also committed to providing quality family dental care and you can learn more about them here. We’d also love for you to know what makes us different from other dentists so that you can make an informed decision about the treatment you will get. At Summit Family Dentistry, we believe in taking great care of our patients and we will go above and beyond to prove it. Regardless of your needs, you can count on us to take excellent care of you at your next visit.

You’ll find our office in the Catawba Springs Healthcare Pavilion, beside the Riverwalk Apartments and across from the new Publix Shopping Center. Whether you’re a new patient who just moved to Denver and are looking for a great dentist near you, or you’re seeking an emergency dental clinic for a toothache, you can count on the team at Summit Family Dentistry to provide you with a pleasant experience every time.

Schedule an Appointment Today

If you’re ready to schedule an appointment, we’re ready to meet you! Fill out our form online or give us a call any time. We look forward to hearing from you!

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