Dr. Janet Pappas, DMD

Dr. Janet Pappas, DMD

Orthodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Janet Pappas, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University Of Florida / College Of Dentistry in 1988 and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read her story

320 NW 76th Dr

Gainesville, FL 32607

Contact Information

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  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Pappas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pappas "Dr. Pappas graduated from Buchholz High School right here in Gainesville, though she spent her earliest years in New Jersey and the Netherlands. She enjoys the privilege of working in her hometown, having watched Gainesville and the Jonesville area grow into a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Dr. Pappas has 2 daughters who have also graduated from Buchholz and went on to UF and UCF. Her family has also included dogs, cats and horses on their farm where they've bred, raised and shown horses and ponies for the Hunter/Jumper Show ring. She stays busy keeping up with the farm and is an active gardener, even having her home featured in a Secret Garden Tour! They also enjoy travel adventures to Wyoming with family."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pappas "I enjoy being an Orthodontist at Pappas and Tapley Orthodontics because it provides a wonderful opportunity to make people smile and develop confidence. I am committed to providing exceptional and individualized care and a journey that is a positive and fun experience. Patients are excited to begin and even more thrilled when they see their new smiles!"

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

8  Conditions Treated

  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Spacing
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Underbite

23  Procedures

  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Clear Retainer
  • Edgewise Dental Braces
  • Essix Retainer
  • Hawley Retainer
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Aligners
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Palatal Expander
  • Permanent Retainer
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Surgical Orthodontics

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Florida / College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Florida / College Of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pappas has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pappas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pappas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pappas to family and friends
16 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Pappas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Our friends recommended Pappas and Tapley to us for my daughter when we moved to Gainesville, and we ?? the friendly service, and the awesome results! My daughter’s smile is now straighter, whiter & more beautiful than ever!
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My experience with Dr. Janet Pappas was outstanding. I would recommend her to anyone I know. She is so willing to work with you and eager to help you smile big. Dr. Pappas shows excellence in her work providing education and expertise. I am very pleased with my treatment. My care has come a long...more
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The office staff are above and beyond polite, respectful, informative, and helpful. They did their best to accommodate our time constraints and requests. Both of my teenage children now have beautiful teeth they are very proud of. The importance of retainer use aftercare was emphasized and taken...more
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Dr. Pappas is always so personal and always honest with what will work best for her patient. Would highly recommend!
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My experience with the Papas and Tapley staff was very good. I came in for a repair on my permanent retainer. I was greeted very kindly at the door and called back promptly at the time of my appointment. The staff member doing the work on my retainer was very nice and confident. When I mentioned...more
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