Dental Team in Shreveport, LA
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 CulpepperFinancial Coordinator-EDDA
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 29 years’ experience in medical and dental administration having served in several different capacities. Rachael is Notary for several surrounding parishes. In her leisure time, Rachael enjoys spending time with her family and friends and cooking. She is married to Mike Culpepper. She is the mother of Paige McCoy Salas and Blaine McCoy and has one grandson, Canyon Cruz Salas.
Magdalena Medina-ArticaDental Assistant-EDDA
“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. Maggie enjoys spending time with her mom, Maria, and enjoys cooking.
Rachael Wood RDHDental Hygienist
Rachael Wood was born in Bossier City, Louisiana but moved to Shreveport with her family when she was 5 years old. She graduated from Caddo Magnet High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University of Shreveport. Rachael then completed dental hygiene school from Southern University of Shreveport. Rachael enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Bailee ThomasDental Assistant-EDDA
Bailee graduated from Benton High School in 2015. Attended two years BPCC to realize her passion was working in the dental field. She graduated with her dental assistant certificate from Peachtree Dental in 2017. Bailee loves working in prosthodontics specialty and is very compassionate with her patients. She loves helping others to achieve a beautiful smile. Bailee enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and shopping. She loves working with Dr. Cunningham and his staff provide the best care we can to patients.
Lindsey Harmon McCartyDental Assistant
Lindsey was born and raised in Lafayette, La. She attended the University of La at Lafayette, where she was a 2-time regional qualifier, and a conference champion in the high jump. She graduated in December of 2017 with a degree in kinesiology-exercise in science. After graduation she moved to Shreveport with her boyfriend (now husband) to be closer to family. Married Nikolas in November 2019. She has always had a passion to help others. As a little girl I was always interested in the dental field because of her dad, E. Kevin Harmon DDS, who practices family dentistry in Youngsville, LA. Lindsey joined our practice in October 2019. She looks forward to growing and expanding her knowledge and she is looking forward to helping others in achieving the best smile that one could have. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband and their dogs, and hanging out with family and friends.