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Todd Sumner

Oral Surgeon


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Education & Credentials
DDS

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry; Loma Linda, CA

MD

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry; San Antonio, TX

BS

Microbiology, LLU; Loma Linda, CA

Quote

I will make your surgical experience a happy one. When you are referred to my care, you will be welcomed as a personal friend. You can expect attention to detail and thorough explanation of the planned treatment. As your surgeon, I will use a variety of anesthesia options including sedation or general anesthesia to alleviate any fears you may have.

Favorites

My favorite books are Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailor and Chesapeake. My favorite film is Field of Dreams. My favorite TV shows are House, E.R., and MASH.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Active Duty Navy since 1992; served as a Dental officer onboard a Destroyer Tender; served twice with the Marines in Iraq as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Executive Officer of a Surgical Company treating wounded servicemen near the front lines; Medical/Dental mission trips to South American and Mexico

Biography

I have been practicing dentistry since 1992 and am married with two children. In my spare time, I enjoy snow skiing in Utah, playing basketball, running, reading, spending time with my family on the house boat in Lake Powell, and rooting for the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Cowboys.

Professional Associations

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Diplomat American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Awards

Navy Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Achievement Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal