Whittier Oral Surgeon - Todd Sumner DDS, MD

Whittier Dentist - Todd Sumner DDS, MDDr. Sumner has been active duty Navy and practicing dentistry since 1992 and is married with two daughters. In his spare time, his spare time he enjoys running, reading, spending time with his family, and rooting for the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Cowboys. Dr. Sumner’s favorite books are “Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailor” and “Chesapeake,” his favorite film is “Field of Dreams,” and his favorite TV shows are “House,” “E.R.” and “Mash.” 

“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.”  - Dr. Sumner

Volunteer 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

  • Navy Commendation Medal
  • Presidential Unit Citation
  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal
Professional Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Diplomat American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • DDS - Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • MD - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
  • BS - Microbiology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

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Robert S. Parminter, D.D.S.
Parminter Dental Center
Creating Beautiful Smiles

Robert S. Parminter, DDS provides family and general dentistry services near Whittier and La Mirada, California. For a gentle and experienced dentist, be sure to contact his Whittier dental office.

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Dr. Robert Parminter
8937 La Entrada Ave Whittier, CA 90605
Phone: (562) 449-3348 URL of Map