Dr. Diana Long Pappa was born and raised in Florence, Alabama. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama in 2007. Dr. Pappa moved to Buffalo, New York for dental school and earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2012. Dr. Pappa was awarded accolades by the American Academy of Orofacial Pathology and the American Academy of Maxillofacial Radiology, among others, for her excellence in patient care during professional school.
Dr. Diana Pappa moved to Madison in 2014, when her husband, Dr. Andres Pappa, was recruited to be a full-time faculty member at the UMMC School of Dentistry. Dr. Diana Pappa has been in private practice since that time, and recently opened her own, independent dental practice, Madison Dental Studio in 2021.