Meet the Team
Dr. Jeff Summers
These are just a few words patients use to describe Dr. Jeff Summers.
Originally from Anchorage, AK and a one-time Olympic hopeful in ice hockey, Dr. Summers is driven in the pursuit of fulfilling our mission to deliver unparalleled customer service in a friendly environment while providing the highest level of personalized orthodontic treatment to obtain exceptional results. Every step of his training, from Clemson University to the Medical University of SC, to the Medical College of GA has been in preparation to build an amazing orthodontic practice for all patients. Few others continue their pursuit as Dr. Summers to remain on the forefront of technology and advancements in orthodontics. He remains a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) for the orthodontic industry and a member of exclusive, prestigious groups via invitation only such as the Schulman Group and the Ormco Insiders. These distinctions are shared by approximately 100 members each worldwide, three of which are in SC, but no others in Greenville. These allow Dr. Summers to work alongside the brightest minds in the world and bring that education and technology home to the Upstate. Dr. Summers does Beta testing and FDA-approval documentation for the latest advancements and has been amongst the first in the world to introduce this technology to his patients. As such, he is sought-out lecturer and educator as a Damon System Champion. Dr. Summers is a member of all the local and regional dental and orthodontic societies and is a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
Dr. Summers - Education & Credentials
- Damon System Champion
- Greenville Dental Society
- South Carolina Dental Association
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- American Association of Orthodontists
- World Federation of Orthodontists as a Fellow
- Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Summers - Family
Dr. Katie Cass
“The Three C’s” as she calls them, Dr. Cass’s mission as an orthodontist is to provide an outstanding patient experience with unparalleled compassion and communication to create beautiful and confident smiles for all her patients. She is extremely excited to join the Summers Orthodontics family and meet you all!
Dr. Cass hails from a small town in upstate New York, which is about 90 minutes southwest of Buffalo. She grew up in the outdoors with her sister McKenzie and played a series of sports from competitive figure skating and downhill skiing to varsity sports like softball and basketball. Even back in high school, Dr. Cass knew that she wanted to be an orthodontist one day.
Dr. Cass - Education & Credentials
Dr. Cass has received numerous awards over the years that include the Ella Marie Ewell Award and Holden Award for leadership, and others at Columbia University. While at Columbia she was published for her research on fibrocartilage in the temporomandibular joint and her latest research at UNC studying therapy dogs in orthodontics has been funded by the American Association of Orthodontics Foundation.
Dr. Cass - Family
Dr. Summers is certain that you will find Dr. Cass as talented and brilliant as he does and looks forward to you meeting Dr. Cass personally. Dr. Summers and Dr. Cass work closely together to ensure that you receive the best orthodontic treatment and experience they can provide.
Dr. Cass Interview
Meet the Team
I grew up in Simpsonville, SC but currently live in Greenville with my amazing boyfriend. We love spending time with my family and friends.
When I am not with my work family, I am extremely passionate about traveling! We love to discover and explore new areas and appreciate their culinary scenes. There is nothing better than a beautiful sunset and a glass of wine in hand from a new winery we discovered.
Fun fact about me? I am a natural red head and listen to all genres of music!
I am a very athletic and competitive person. 🙂 I played softball my whole life (short stop and center field). I am the only southerner on both sides of the family. I love my family and was lucky to have a great grandmother that lived to be 108 years old.
In my spare time I love to travel and spend time with my husband and our two fur babies Sadie and Tank.
Fun fact about me? Believe it or not, I am a very shy person that loves rap music, the show Impractical Jokers, and am obsessed with The Office, and collecting bathing suits.
I have been married since 2016 to my amazing husband, Sender. I am a dog mom to one, and love spending time with my family as much as possible.
When I am not with my work family, my husband and I love to go to the movies and cook new recipes.
Fun fact about me? I do not like cereal!
I currently live in Simpsonville with my SO amazing boyfriend Thomas and daughter Makenzie. I have a silly russian blue cat named Grady… he’s a wild one!
When I am not with my work family, I love visiting beautiful beaches, taking road trips (with good music of course), and online shopping.
Fun fact about me? I love Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj follows me on twitter.
I am currently the baby of the SO family. I was born and raised here in SC but I come from an immigrated family from Colombia, South America. When I am not with my wonderful SO Team, I enjoy spending time with my crazy family and doing anything that involves Latin culture (food, music, etc.).
I am very passionate about making sure everyone is comfortable and happy when they visit SO.
Fun fact about me? I am obsessed with coffee!
I enjoy spending most of my time with my boyfriend Matt and our German shepherd, Jaeger! Cheerleading was my favorite sport for 15 years, and I still like to spend time working out to make up for my love for pizza and Dr. Pepper!
Growing up I got the nickname JMo, and the ladies at the office call me that as well. 🙂
Fun fact: My favorite band to listen to is Panic! At The Disco.
I am originally from Northwest Ohio, but have called Greenville, SC my home for 12 years. My husband Joseph and I have two awesome teenagers, Kendall and Dylan. As a family we are always on the move!
I am an avid volunteer and love to stay very involved within my community and kids’ schools.
Fun fact about me? I am a huge Disney fan and passionate about health, fitness, and all things medical!
I was born in a small town in NC and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I have an amazing daughter who is my pride and joy. She attends Anderson University where she is pursuing a degree in nursing.
Most of my spare time is spent with my family. I have a pretty big family, so we always have a ton of fun when we are together.
Fun fact: Some of my hobbies include reading and cross-stitching.