Gentle Healthy Smiles


Call Us:  {573} 594-6166

We are probably IN NETWORK PROVIDERS for your dental insurance including: Advantica, Aetna, Assurant, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Delta Dental, GEHA Connection Dental, Humana, MetLife, The Guardian, The Principal, United Healthcare

Gentle Healthy Smiles

626 E Summit

Suite C. Mexico, MO

(573) 594-6166

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                            Family Dentistry

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 pm.

Saturday-Sunday: Closed


Gentle Healthy Smiles

106 South Main Street, Vandalia, MO, 63382

(573) 594-6166

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Children enjoy their dental visits with the fun, gentle encouragement our hygienists provide.  They also get to use iPads full of games and receive prizes from the treasure box making their visit a positive experience,

Office News

Come celebrate our 2nd location at our

Grand Opening Sept 9-10 in Mexico! Sept. 9 from 3-6pm and Sept. 10 from 11am-6pm! 

Dr. Papa graduated with a DDS degree from University of the Pacific- Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.  His rigorous training has elevated his clinical commitment to the very highest standards.  Read More

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Health Insurance

Complete comprehensive exams using the latest technology provide the very best patient-centered treatment plans.

Contact Lisa or Cami for appointment availability  at (573) 594-6166 or email ghsdrpapa@gmail.com for scheduling.


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