Pete Cousins, Summus Medical Laser (Dental Business Radio, Episode 41)
Pete Cousins, CCO at Summus Medical Laser, visited with host Patrick O’Rourke to talk about photobiomodulation and the uses for the medical laser. Pete discussed the depth and history of research, its efficacy across multiple health verticals, why more dental care providers should be aware of this technology and its benefits for patients, the impact on oral health, efforts to spread awareness, and much more.
Summus Medical Laser
Summus is a U.S. pioneer in Class IV laser therapy with over 18 years of experience.
Summus Laser was established in 2018 although the Founder and CEO, Dr Richard Albright was a pioneer in the field of Photobiomodulation in 2004 by becoming the 2nd company in the US to receive FDA clearance for this ground-breaking technology.
Their mission is simple- to improve lives through laser therapy.
Their growth comes from our relentless commitment to constantly improve their lasers, provide reliable stateside service, follow science in our product development, supply effective consumer marketing tools, and deliver world-class training. No matter which of our models best fit your practice, you can be assured a Summus Medical Laser will improve your efficiency, broaden the therapy options you offer, and provide safe, rapid relief resulting in satisfied and returning patients.
Franklin, Tennessee, Summus’ hometown, is a historic, yet innovative place with solid values and a community of generous neighbors. No matter where you are in the world, you can count on those same values in the Summus team and the lasers they offer as you generously serve those who need your care.
Pete Cousins, Chief Commercial Officer, Summus Medical Laser
With over 20 years experience in commercial leadership across multiple healthcare verticals and in industry leaders such as Patterson Dental, Pete has been fortunate to help hundreds of providers with incorporating technology that improves patient care and increases business profitability.
About Dental Business Radio
Dental Business Radio covers the business side of dentistry. Host Patrick O’Rourke and his guests cover industry trends, insights, success stories, and more in this wide-ranging show. The show’s guests include successful doctors across the spectrum of dental practice providers, as well as trusted advisors and noted industry participants. Dental Business Radio is underwritten and presented by Practice Quotient and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®. The show can be found on all the major podcast apps and a complete show archive is here.
Dental Business Radio is sponsored by Practice Quotient. Practice Quotient, Inc. serves as a bridge between the payor and provider communities. Their clients include general dentist and dental specialty practices across the nation of all sizes, from completely fee-for-service-only to active network participation with every dental plan possible. They work with independent practices, emerging multi-practice entities, and various large ownership entities in the dental space. Their PPO negotiations and analysis projects evaluate the merits of the various in-network participation contract options specific to your Practice’s patient acquisition strategy. There is no one-size-fits-all solution.