Pepper Family Dental is a locally owned family practice. From dental hygienists and dental assistants to our lab technicians and office staff, we show that the best customer experience comes from a genuine care and concern. Our goal is to ensure every appointment is comfortable, relieves any discomfort or gives you the smile you've always wanted!
Dr. Seth Pepper was born and raised in Arcadia, FL. He attended Florida State University on multiple academic scholarships where he majored in Biology with a minor in chemistry. While attending Florida State University, he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa academic society, was in the honors program all four years and graduated magna cum laude.
Upon Graduation from FSU, he was awarded a scholarship to attend University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in Lexington, Kentucky. It was here where he met his wife, Dr. Christina Pepper, and completed his Doctorate of Dental Medicine.
After graduation, Dr. Pepper practiced dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama while his wife attended her residency in Orthodontics. After 3 years in Alabama, they moved to Punta Gorda, FL to be closer to his family. After being part of an award winning office in Port Charlotte for five years, he decided it was time to return to his hometown to provide quality dental care.
Dr. Pepper has spent numerous hours on continuing education and prides himself on being a well-rounded dentist, who keeps up with the latest in material and technique science. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Pepper enjoys spending time with his family, including his two basset hounds. He also enjoys tarpon fishing, bird hunting and watching football.
Dr. Christina Pepper, a native of Lexington, KY, is excited to join the Arcadia community as the new orthodontist in town! She offers one-of-a-kind smile designs with an emphasis on esthetics, as well as proper function. She and her team strive for excellent customer service and to provide a family-centered atmosphere in which to receive your traditional braces or certified Invisalign® treatment.
Dr. Pepper completed her undergraduate studies at Transylvania University in Kentucky with a major in biology and a minor in psychology. She received honors in biology and graduated magna cum laude. In dental school, she graduated with high honors from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and received multiple merit-based scholarships, including a national P.E.O. woman's educational scholarship. She was also inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society.
Continuing her educational path, Dr. Pepper received her certificate in Orthodontics at University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as a master's degree in Clinical Dentistry. During this time, she taught dental students as a teaching assistant and performed orthodontics on veterans at the local VA hospital. Also while in Alabama, Dr. Pepper was a dentist for children at a non-profit clinic, offering treatment for underprivileged kids.
While not in the office, Dr. Pepper enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks with their basset hounds Daisy and Loki, and enjoying time outside, fishing, and boating. Being a mom to her daughter Kenzie is her greatest accomplishment and she loves watching her learn and explore the world. She loves to read and travel, especially to places where she can hike and enjoy nature.