dr. larson, Dr. Summers & associates

Our Team

Let our staff treat you like family in our relaxing, comforting office.

Dr. Larson
Dr. Carl L. Larson graduated with honors from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2010. During his first 10 years of practice, he gained experience in a wide variety of settings, including pediatrics, cosmetic dentistry, and dental prosthetics. He has received additional training in conscious sedation, oral surgery, and implant dentistry. After practicing for four years in Texas, he returned to his home state of Idaho to begin his own practice, and opened AdaCare Dental & Dentures, in Meridian. In his spare time, he enjoys sculpting and pottery, being in the outdoors, and traveling.
Dr. Summers
Dr. Renee Summers attended dental school at Oregon Health Science University, graduating with academic honors in 2008. After graduation, she completed a general practice residency in Boise with advanced training in oral surgery, implants, dentures, and sedation dentistry. Dr. Summers practiced in Oregon and Alaska for over 10 years before making her way back to the great state of Idaho. She is committed to providing exceptional care to her patients and stays current in the field by attending many advanced courses every year. Outside the office, she enjoys golfing with her husband Jordan, and hiking in the foothills with their labradoodle Murphy.
Kassy is a Carrington College graduate. She has an Associates of Science degree in dental hygiene as well as dental assisting. Kassy is passionate about providing gentle cleaning and enjoys building rapport with each patient. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, fishing, camping, and football, but most of all, spending time with her husband and 3 children.
dental assistant
As a dental assistant, Amanda enjoys providing compassionate patient care, as well as keeping the treatment side of our practice running. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, camping, outdoorsy stuff, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and stepson.
dental assistant
Alex is a dedicated dental assistant who strives to help patients feel as welcome and comfortable as possible while working hard to meet their dental needs.  During her free time she enjoys fishing, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family.
dental lab tech
Steve is a second generation dental lab technician with over 25 years of experience fabricating dentures and dental prosthetics. Steve is also a business entrepreneur, who is excellent at working face-to-face with patients to ensure they are satisfied with both the fit and appearance of their dentures and partials. Unlike many dental lab technicians, Steve is a ‘one man band’, who can do every step of the denture fabrication process.
office manager
Mandy has over 10 years of experience managing the front office of busy medical and dental clinics. She is an expert in explaining treatment options and insurance benefits to patients, and generally keeps all the gears turning at our practice. She is a business entrepreneur who has training and management experience in many different fields. Mandy enjoys going to concerts and spending free time in the outdoors, camping, fishing, or visiting new and exciting places.
patient coordinator
Trinidy graduated from the College of Idaho with a Bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences.  She gives her all to make sure patients are comfortable and happy with every visit.  When she isn't in the clinic, she spends her time with her cat, Spooky.