Summit Dental Care of Twin Falls, Idaho | Bryce Barfuss, DDS Erik Permann, DDS

Our Twin Falls Dentists


Bryce Barfuss, D.D.S.

Dr. Barfuss was born in Boise, Idaho and has been in Twin Falls practicing Dentistry for 11 years. He enjoys the people that he serves at Summit Dental Care and feels that it is a privilege to serve the community of Twin Falls. Dr. Barfuss is passionate about getting to know the patients on a personal level and loves to make a difference in their smiles and their lives.  Before opening Summit Dental, he attended Ricks College and Idaho State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology. He then went to the University of Iowa for Dental School and moved back to his home state of Idaho. Dr. Barfuss and his wife, Heidi, have five children, and they enjoy going biking, swimming, hiking, fishing, sports, and spending time with one-another.


Erik Permann, D.D.S.

Dr. Permann grew up in Rockland, Idaho and moved to Twin Falls in the summer of 2012. He thoroughly enjoys being a team member at Summit Dental Care and loves serving the people of the Twin Falls area. Dr. Permann enjoys forming professional relationships with patients and helping in the journey of improving their overall health and smile!!

Before joining the team at Summit Dental Care, Dr. Permann attended BYU-Idaho for his undergraduate studies. He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from The Ohio State University.  GO Buckeyes!!  Before his return to the great state of Idaho, he practiced dentistry in the Amarillo, TX area. He is accompanied by his wonderful wife Melanie and their four boys. In addition to his love of dentistry, Dr. Permann enjoys farming, working on cars, riding dirt bikes, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family/friends.


Kyle Christensen, D.D.S.

Dr. Christensen was raised in Lindon, Utah and after spending four years as a dentist for the US Air Force moved to Twin Falls in 2016. He is excited to be a part of the amazing Summit Dental Care family, and the growing Twin Falls community. He has a strong passion for doing excellent dental work and seeing how much of a difference a healthy smile makes in his patient’s lives. Before joining Summit Dental Care, Dr. Christensen studied Biology at BYU, followed by a Master’s Degree at Purdue University and then on to dental school at the University of Southern California. He also completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Nellis AFB, NV. Dr. Christensen and his wife, Emily, a native from Oakley, ID, have four children, two girls and two boys. 


Stop by anytime to meet our friendly, caring Twin Falls Dentists!