Dr. Patricia Tapley, DMD

Dr. Patricia Tapley, DMD

Orthodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Patricia Tapley, 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. Tapley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tapley "When not at the practice, Dr. Tapley enjoys spending lots of time at the lake with family and friends. She enjoys boating, reading, cooking, and watching sports (especially college football - Go Gators!). Dr.Tapley is married to Craig who is a finance professor at the University of Florida. They have two sons, Kirk and Kyle, both students at the UF."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tapley "I've been practicing orthodontics for the past 20 years and truly love what I do!  Every patient is unique and I enjoy being able to give our patients beautiful smiles that they will have for the rest of their lives.  Here at Pappas & Tapley Orthodontics, we are committed to providing exceptional and individualized care.  You can be assured that we will work hard to make sure that you and your family enjoy your time spent with us."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

8  Conditions Treated

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

22  Procedures

  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Clear Retainer
  • Edgewise Dental Braces
  • Essix Retainer
  • Hawley Retainer
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Aligners
  • 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.


  • Indiana University
    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. Tapley has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tapley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tapley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tapley to family and friends
29 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Tapley's 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 (24)

My son Joe had a first time orthodontist consultation with Dr. Tapley. We were referred to her thru our dental office. We were a little late because of GPS gave me a last minute turn. Once we got inside we were immediately greeted and got down to business. Ms.Wila greeted us with a happy smile and...more
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Best of the best! Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Been coming here for 10+ years and the environment is laid back and fun. They’ve always taken good care of me & my teeth! Easy to get a quick appointment too.
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We have had a greet experience these past 2 years. They helped my daughter with braces and now, a retainer. They are friendly and efficient. They are good at communication and we are happy to have found them.
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It is with great pleasure that I write a review on behalf of Dr. Tapley regarding patient satisfaction. As a full-time college student working part-time, affordability was my main concern when choosing a practice for my orthodontic needs. From reasonable price options to friendly and courteous...more
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I have been coming here for years, This is where I got my braces, same for my mom and brother. They are so nice and really care about your well-being! Definitely recommend!
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