Meet The Team

We're always happy to meet new patients. It gives us great satisfaction to know you believe in our service enough to recommend us to your family and friends. 

Nikki Luttrell, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Bakersfield, Nikki joined our office after finishing her dental assisting program at San Joaquin Valley College. She obtained her Registered Dental Assistant license at the first chance she had to sit for the state board. She now juggles many roles in our office from office manager to receptionist. You can still catch her in the back office assisting the team when needed. Outside of the office, Nikki enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and son.

Leticia Cedillos, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Leticia is our Registered Dental Assistant and helps Dr. Peyton chairside. She bring over 20 years of dental assisting experience to our office.  Leticia grew up in Bakersfield and moved to work in Los Angeles as a young adult.  She has returned to Bakersfield and is happy to be back to less traffic and closer to her family.  

Bette Aycock, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Bette was Dr. Peyton's chairside assistant before deciding to attend Taft College to become a dental hygienist. After earning her Associates degree and license Bette persuad her Bachelors degree. Bette joined the staff at Taft College Dental Hygiene department. Outside of dentistry Bette enjoys teaching piano and spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Courtney Lukens

Dental Assistant

Courtney is our chairside assistant. After moving back to Bakersfield from Tennessee, she rejoined our office. Courtney brings over 10 years of dental assisting experience to our practice. In her freetime she enjoys spending it with her husband and children.