Our Team

Comprehensive Dental Care

Dr. Carl Friddle and Dr. Peyton Aven have brought together a great team of individuals who share their passion. Their team is comprised of only the best assistants, hygienists and front office staff. Several have been with Dr. Friddle and Dr. Aven for over 20 years, creating a solid team that ensures a positive experience for every patient. Their office is updated to include the most state-of-the-art equipment for providing the best in cosmetic dentistry.

About Carl Friddle, D.D.S.


carl-friddleAfter receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas,  Dr. Friddle attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Texas and graduated in 1976.  A native Arkansan, Dr. Friddle then returned to his home state to begin his practice. Over the last 38 years, Dr. Friddle’s practice has grown to become one of the most successful in Arkansas. Dr. Friddle has completed over 2,000 hours of post-graduate continuing education.  He has attended one of the most prestigious post-graduate teaching centers in North America, the world renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, where he completed the Advanced Anterior Aesthetic course, and the Full Mouth Reconstruction course, which focuses on the benefits of neuromuscular dentistry. Dr. Friddle’s passion for dentistry and his willingness to embrace innovative dental techniques is what has allowed him to create beautiful smiles for his patients for over 3 decades.  His expertise is not only in cosmetic dentistry but also in neuromuscular treatment for headaches and oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

About Peyton Aven, D.D.S.


Dr. Peyton Aven is the new member of our Friddle Family and we are thrilled to have him on our team! He grew up in Senatobia, Mississippi and completed his undergraduate work from Ole Miss-The University of Mississippi before attending dental school in Memphis. He graduated with high honors from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, and also inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society and Dean Odonatological Society.

When he’s not at the office, you’ll find Dr. Peyton spending quality time with his wife Haley, and two daughters Piper and Greer. He is an avid outdoors-man so we know he is going to love it here in the River Valley.

Dr. Peyton looks forward to welcoming new patients of all ages to Friddle Dentistry. He believes in treating every patient as if they were family and makes it his top priority to provide a comfortable dental experience with excellent care for the entire family.

Our Team