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Shreveport, LA 71105

Meet the Team

Dr. Peyton Cunningham DDS, MS, BS


Dr. Cunningham takes the time to sit and discuss each treatment possibility with all of his patients. His unique and outgoing personality makes him a “friend” to all his patients, young and old. His staff aims to provide the highest quality of dental care, and they take pride in true comprehensive care with compassion.

Dr. Cunningham graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Northwestern State University; Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Louisiana State University of New Orleans; Specialty of Dentistry in Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; and a Masters of Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He has practiced in the Shreveport area for 24 years and is the father of Alexandra Cunningham who attends LSU Baton Rouge where she majors in Biology and Michael Cunningham who attends Loyola College Press.


Rachel Roton McCoyRachael

Financial Coordinator

Rachael serves as the Financial Coordinator for Dr. Peyton Cunningham where she became a part of his dental practice in 2006 after managing a family practice in Minden. She looks forward to helping you with your appointment, billing and insurance needs. She has 22 years experience in medical and dental administration having served in several different capacities. She is a member of First Baptist Church in Bossier City, The Minden Junior Service League, and a Notary for several surrounding parishes. In her leisure time, Rachael enjoys going to the lake, cooking, spending time with friends and her children Paige and Blaine.


Kathy Ferrell EDDACasey

Dental Lab Tech

Kathy began her career in dentistry in 1989 where she worked at a denture clinic. She went into General/Family Dentistry in 1996.  Upon moving to  Shreveport from the Pineville area in 2011, Kathy joined our team here at Dr Cunningham’s.  Her favorite part of prosthodontics are the smiles she helps to transform- she really cares for her patients an wants them to have the best experience while in her chair.  Though  Kathy enjoys her time with the patients, she also enjoys working in the dental lab.  She considers Dr Cunningham and her co-workers as part of her family.  Kathy and her husband Rick have four children- Megan, Ryan, Dalton, and Mikalee. They also have two grandsons, Zachary and Dylan.


Melinda Denton RDHCasey

Dental Hygienist

Melinda received her degree in dental hygiene in 1992 from Macon State College, where she was the recipient of the Faculty Achievement Award. She has been a hygienist for over 21 years and joined the staff of Dr. Cunningham in 2014. Melinda looks forward to providing excellent dental care to each of our patients. She shares Dr. Cunningham’s philosophy of exceptional personalized treatment in a caring environment. Melinda is the proud mother of three children, Tyler (18), Lindsey (15) and Macy (8). In her spare time, she enjoys weight training and maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle.


Magdalena BarradasMaggie

Dental Assistant

“Maggie” has been helping people achieve and maintain healthy smiles since entering the dental field. Maggie came from Honduras and joined the Navy in 1992 serving as a dental assistant all over the world. She worked four years in Tennessee, two years in Italy, two years in Spain, and four years in New York. She has traveled to many different countries such as Africa, Greece, Egypt, Germany, Portugal, Hungary, London, Switzerland and France. She joined Dr. Cunningham’s office in 2006 and began working with him to provide the best care and treatment for their patients and is always appreciative of an opportunity to expand her knowledge from him.



Dental Assistant

As a dental assistant for Dr. Cunningham, Christina considers her occupation to be a rewarding experience because she gets to help people everyday achieve the smile they are looking for. Christina graduated with honors from the Dental Assistant Program at Carrington College in California. After graduating, she worked for a General Practice Dentist and was multi-trained to perform four handed dentistry and worked as a receptionist. She was trained in all faucets of dentistry including restorative, cosmetic procedures, oral surgery, and endodontic. She most enjoyed working with the children in the pediatric portion of his practice. Working for Dr. Cunningham and his Prosthodontic Specialty practice as introduced her to a variety of new and challenging procedures. Outside of work, Christina enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her pets and gardening.

Your smile, our specialty
Dr. Peyton Cunningham