Meet The Doctors


With more than fifty years of combined clinical experience, Dr. Sukut and Dr. Karly are a formidable team! Their dental partnership is based on their shared love of dentistry and mutual respect for their individual strengths and their special bond as a father/daughter team is reflected throughout the office, which is naturally warm and family friendly.  We are delighted to welcome our patients into the Sukut Dental family!

Dr. Albert E. Sukut


Dr. Albert E. Sukut has been practicing dentistry for over 44 years. In addition to earning his doctorate of dental surgery from Creighton University, Dr. Sukut has completed special graduate programs in orthodontia and a two-year program in surgical and restorative implants at Scripps Institute in La Jolla, California. Dr. Sukut also maintains an associate fellowship awarded by the World Clinical Laser and Imaging (WCLI) Institute for his education and daily treatment of patients using state of the art lasers that improve patient comfort and care. His wealth of knowledge and experience allows him to perform many surgical procedures, such as implant placement and wisdom tooth extraction, in the familiar and comfortable setting of our office.  

All who know Dr. Sukut, know his passion for golf and all things sports. He loves to talk sports and has an energy that makes all those around him feel at ease. Dr. Sukut is sincerely committed to treating patients as he himself would like to be treated and is thrilled to a part of the life-changing benefits of comprehensive dentistry. His energetic personality and exceptional clinical skills make it truly fun to visit the dentist!

Dr. Karly Sukut-Neppl

Fellowship trained Cosmetic & Functional Dentist

Dr. Karly Sukut-Neppl earned her doctoral degree from Creighton University in 2001, her Invisalign certification in 2002, completed two residencies at the Esthetic Professionals School in Advanced Occlusion and Advanced Esthetics and has completed extensive training in BioEsthetics. In addition, Dr. Karly has also been awarded a fellowship by the AGD the WCLI Institute is certified to deliver Botox™ to treat TMJ and migraine complaints and is a faculty club member at Spear Education which provides advanced training and hands-on workshops to keep her on the forefront of dentistry. The advanced clinical training that she has pursued allows her to deliver dentistry with exceptional form and function and her artistic eye is beautifully showcased in each cosmetic smile makeover.  

Dr. Karly enjoys learning and educating others and her commitment is evidenced in everything that she does. Her warmth and attention to detail, coupled with the depth of her clinical skills, have profoundly affected the smiles and lives of many of our patients!

On a personal note, Dr. Karly met her husband Mike while in dental school in Omaha, Nebraska. They were married in 2001 and have three beautiful children. Like her dad she enjoys golf, especially with her family, hiking, entertaining friends, traveling and finding joy in every day. As a mother, she has a natural ease with our "little" patients and treats each one as if her own and welcomes them to the Sukut Dental Family. 

When asked about working as a father-daughter team, both doctors' reply is enthusiastic. Dr. Karly is grateful for the years of wisdom and experience that she can glean from her father and Dr. Sukut feels blessed to work alongside his talented daughter. Dr. Sukut characterized it well when he said that "iron sharpens iron". The two seamlessly combine their skill, compassion, knowledge, and experience to deliver exceptional dental care for a lifetime of beautiful, healthy smiles. 

Dr. Brooke Pancer

Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Brooke Pancer, DMD, MS, FRCDC, DABP was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. She graduated with distinction and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from McGill University in 2011. She successfully completed a three-year residency program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and earned her Certificate in Periodontology and Master’s degree in 2014. Her published research focused on the role of anti-inflammatory agents on the immune response and periodontal bacteria. Dr. Pancer worked in private practice and was a clinical instructor in periodontology at the University of Toronto in Canada before relocating to Southern California.

Dr. Pancer is Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology and is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. 

 She is involved in several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Harbor Dental Society, Orange County Dental Society, Canadian Dental Association, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and Ontario Dental Association. In addition to private practice, Dr. Pancer will begin teaching Periodontology at Loma Linda University in the spring.

Dr. Pancer enjoys spending time with her husband and 1-year old son, cooking, outdoor activities, traveling, and catching up with friends and family.

Costa Mesa Dentists at Sukut Dental are dedicated to cosmetic dentistry such as Exams, Teeth Whitening, Veneers and more. We are looking forward to your visit to our Costa Mesa, California dental office.