Ratings for Dr. Terry Summers
Dr summer is a very good doctor with great skills .I went to him for wisdom tooth extraction and was having so many fears in mind but I was very comfortable at his clinic and all went well .He told me to follow all instructions after surgery and I healed fast and nicely.I would like to thank him .
Considering I went in to have my wisdom teeth removed (only born with 3) and An adult canine tooth from the food of my mouth , I can say I had a great experience. I'm not fond of needles, especiay IVs, and he had me gassed First to knock me out. I was made very comfortable and felt very well looked after. Dr. Summers even came to talk to me in the recovery room, which I didn't expect. Overall my experience was good. Would recommend dr. Summers to anyone :-)
I had my wisdom teeth taken out (two impacted, two not) by Dr. Summers and to be honest, I do not remember much about his staff. He was very patient with me and knowledgable and I was nervous about general anaesthetic but in the end (due to a phobia of needles) it was a great choice and I was very happy with the results.
Very satisfied with Dr. Summer's procedure. The person who worked with me on insurance coverage, however, is another story. I would get phone calls the day after we spoke and she seemed not to remember what we discussed, also she would accuse me of not faxing something to their office which I had never said I would send. Overall very disorganized.
Summers was a talented Surgeon but a terrible manager. Physically the surgery went VERY well. The main women in the office was out of control, screaming at me before my surgery because I was late, and belittling me because I couldn't pay the whole thing on my credit card. I've read other reviews and she treats the patient poorly on a regular basis. It's too bad the rest of the staff appeared scared of her when I asked them about her. It would be the best office in the city if she was no longer an employee.
Dr. Summers removed 4 impacted wisdom teeth for me. He took his time, reviewed xrays, and addressed all my concerns at our consultation appointment. I was very reluctant to 1) go under general anesthetic, 2) be intubated and 3) be at risk for permanent nerve damage. Dr. Summers, the anesthetist, and his nurses all were very reassuring and they did a fantastic job. I followed their instructions exactly and I healed quickly and promptly. This doc does dental/maxilofacial trauma surgery at the Foothills, so wisdom tooth extraction is Mickey Mouse stuff for him. He's timely surgeon, knowledgeable, kind, and completely competent. I would very much recommend him.
I had 3 wisdom teeth removed, during this time I also had Braces. Dr Summers assured me that would not be a problem. The surgury went well, but I had excrutiating pain for two week's after. 2 refills on pain medication, wasn't making it any better. I called the Office to see if they could possibly check to see if Dr Summers had accidentally knocked off one of my brackets. The receptionist rudly responded that could never happen, just keep popping those pills and doing the energy soakes. Well a simple x-ray would have determened that YES infact a bracket did get knocked off, into the incition site. Guess once they have your Cash, you are diposable. I would say Dr Summers is Knowledgable, But could defanitly follow up on patients alot better.
I went to Dr. Summers for wisdom teeth extraction two of them impacted. He was very informative and helpful with the pre-surgery consultation and the extraction itself was quick and completely painless. I'm currently 4 days after the surgery, I'm off any pain killers and yesterday I was eating apples. His staff is also very pleasant and helpful,and he has the best looking nurse I've ever seen :) Overall the surgery has been a far better experience then a visit at a walk-in clinic.
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