Dr. Christina Sutherland Pepper
Dr. Christina Pepper, a native of Lexington, KY, loves being part of the community in Southwest Florida! 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.
When 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.