Welcome to Puffer Dental!

Puffer Dental is the leading provider of dental services in the Nacogdoches community. Our mission is to help you achieve and maintain a beautiful smile, and more, for years to come.

Puffer Dental has served as the leader and preferred provider of dental services in Nacogdoches, Texas since 2015.

Our experienced staff offer comprehensive dental examinations at our Nacogdoches office and specialize in a wide array of dental services. We use only the most advanced technology and are committed to improving the quality of life of persons in the Nacogdoches community through enhanced dental services. Give yourself the gift of a bright smile – schedule an appointment with your dentist today.

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Call Us: (936) 564-2439



What our patients are saying...

"Professional and friendly. They take COVID -19 precautions seriously."

"Dr. Puffer and his staff are always very kind and attentive. He's a fair and honest doctor who seems to genuinely care for his patients. I would definitely recommend Puffer (and have) to anyone!"

"My visit was not a normal trip to the dentist. From spending years in an abusive relationship there was significant damage to my teeth, jawbone and face including a total of 5 fractures. Breaking free from that life and spending the last 4 years in shame and almost unbearable pain, I finally foun..."

"The sweetest, knowledgeable , ladies work at Puffer Dental they explained every step and I got the Best Cleaning I’ve ever had, without pain. I recently moved here, my dentist in Colorado had a new hygienist every year. I appreciate the caring, professional experience with Puffer Dental."

"From start to finish, Dr. Puffer’s team is the epitome of efficiency and patient-oriented service, but my favorite thing is that Dr. Puffer focuses so much on patient education and won’t leave the room until all of your questions and concerns have been answered."

"Dr. Puffer is most excellent as he's basically painless, even the numbing injections. His staff is totally helpful & friendly which shows he's a good boss."

"One of the Best"

"Dr.Puffer is great and his staff is fantastic! I would suggest him to everyone i know!"

"i strongly recommend them because of the highly professional Doctors"

"Everything is great about this office. Staff, Dr"

"Dr. Puffer is definitely a top tier dentist. Superb staff, professional & friendly faces all over the place. Previous dentist work was lacking in the workmanship department & Dr. Puffer was able to fix some of it at no charge! (My insurance doesn't cover Ortho for adults). In short, Dr. Puffer i..."

"Dr. Puffer's office is HANDS DOWN the best Dentist's office I have ever been to. I recently moved to Nacogdoches and I was leary to see a new dentist but my mother-in-law assured me he was the best. Let me tell you, they DO NOT disappoint! I have never in my life had a dentist call me personally,..."

"Great job! Didn’t feel a thing!!!"

"My experience with Dr. Puffer, and his staff was calming, and I left feeling like a member of the family. Thanks for yall help and hospitality."

"Omg, I am in love with this entire staff from Dr. Puffer, Leslie, Raven, everyone! I been praying for a dentist, and hygienist and office like this one! This dentist office feels like home and is the very best I’ve seen in all my 32 years of living!"

"The staff is amazing, they answer all your questions and concerns. They make it were ot affordable for you. Definitely my dentist now. 😊"

"Went to my regular cleaning and checkup on June 2 during COVID pandemic. The office was well prepared with all of the safety precautions. Masks, gloves, screenings, limited exposure, and more for patients and staff. Excellent care."

"The office staff is SO NICE!!! Super helpful and obviously competent in their field of expertise!"

"New to Nacogdoches area . I went in for a routine check up and to have some chipped teeth fixed after a minor boating accident ! I was nervous going in but Dr. Steven Puffer and his staff were great and talked to me and made me feel so much better about my experience . I will be using him as our ..."

"I have what’s known as “white coat syndrome” which basically means that Dr’s make me nervous😬. With that being said, I had a tooth extracted today and was not at all looking forward to the procedure. Steven talked me through the procedure, during the procedure, after the procedure as well as a ph..."

"Great Dentist! Dr. Puffer does a great job and makes sure his patients are comfortable and feel welcomed. The staff is amazing and very helpful! I have no complaints with his work. I was scared to go to a new dentist but he and his staff has exceeded my expectations of a dental office. Keep up th..."

"Dr.Puffer and his staff are great. I tend to be uptight in the dentist chair but they had me completely at ease. My root canal was absolutely painless. If you need a dentist I would recommend you give them a try."

"Dr. Puffer was so great. He made me calm and comfortable. Very knowledgeable and non judgmental."

"Where do I even start about this place? I had my mom call Dr. Puffer about a pain in my wisdom tooth I was having for 5 days straight. I had gone to the ER, I had taken way too many meds and nothing would stop the pain. He got me in to see him IMMEDIATELY, he and his secretary Leslie treated me l..."

"Dr. Puffer and his staff have always done a great job taking care of me. Yesterday was my first time back in the office since the shutdown due to COVID-19. I was there to get my teeth cleaned and felt totally safe with the precautions they have put in place. Thank you to Dr. Puffer and his staff ..."

"Was a good experience talked me step by step through the way made me feel comfortable .. good people I would recommend this place ."

"Excellent staff"

"Super-friendly, thorough and provided great insight along with their care."

"Excellent visit!"

"No one likes going to the dentist, but this is not your average dentists. Dr. Puffer is amazing. His whole team is amazing. They where all were super nice and they care about their patients. I had to have a root canal done and they went out of their way to make me comfortable. I didnt have any pa..."

"A few appointments ago, I asked Dr. Puffer did he have any plans of leaving Nacogdoches. He said, "No I don't plan on it". He then ask me "why". I then made it known how comfortable he and his staff has made me feel over the years. I am big own good customer service, chair-side manners and tak..."

"Dr. Puffer makes the entire dental experience relaxed and pain free! He is caring, compassionate, and always smiling. Dr. Puffer and his entire staff provide exceptional customer service."

"Every assistant here is on their game! Especially kind and walk you through every step. Go out of their way to make sure your comfortable (pick the channel you watch, occasionally the music, offered me a blanket in case I was cold, and awesome shirts) Dr.Puffer is awesome!"

"I always have a pleasant visit at Dr Puffer’s office. Leslie Moore is a great dental assistant too! Highly recommend their office!!"

"Dr. Puffer and his staff made me feel very comfortable before my procedure. My worries and nervousness went away. I must say this was the best dental experience I ever had by far."

"It was an amazing experience I usually hate going to the dentist but this was nice!"

"Love this place. Very friendly staff. Easy to make appointments and they always call to remind you before hand. Easy to talk to if you are having issues and they explain everything to you in detail."

"Staff is very friendly. Dr. Puffer is very thorough and extremely polite. Office was immaculately clean and neat. So happy we came here, close to home and wonderful experience!!!"

"Great service! Ms. Raven was excellent! Cleaned and took out the stains in my teeth. Very happy with the care they give."

"First class, informant, friendly and as comfortable as a dentist office appointment could be, recommended."

"i had the best experience ever!!"

"Raven was awesome! I have so much anxiety about dentists, but she was super sweet and patient. Dr. Puffer is awesome as well, he explained everything in detail and they both had great recommendations for me."

"Dr. Puffer is so friendly and very professional with his patients! I had to get a wisdom tooth taken out and he made it so easy and did a fantastic job! I will definitely be switching to Dr. Puffer as my full time dentist! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!"

"Incredibly friendly and competent team....they clearly care about creating positive experiences for their patients, and their professionalism shines. Highly recommended!"

"Friendly staff. Great cleaning. Overall, I had an excellent experience."

"I love the atmosphere at this office!! Everyone is so friendly and kind. Very professional!! They took great care of me today as I was having some dental issues. They had me very comfortable and did an incredible job!! ❤️🙌"

"This was my first visit to Dr. Puffer's office and I had an exceptional experience! As most people, I had my fears going into a dental office. Raven was awesome and did an outstanding job of explaining everything to me. She was very attentive in understanding my needs and issues. She was gen..."

"Best dental experience I've ever had. Dr. Puffer is very gentle and has great chair-side manner. His staff is very professional and friendly. I had put off going to the dentist for years but they made me very comfortable. I know it's sounds funny, but I actually look forward to going. I recommend..."

"This is BY FAR the best dentist and dental office experience I’ve ever had. From my first visit I felt genuinely welcomed by the office and clinical staff, unintimidated by Dr. Puffer’s recommendations/treatment plan, and fully informed on all my options. Two days ago I had my wisdom teeth extrac..."

"My experience with Dr Puffer & staff was excellent-best overall with any dentist. I had an urgent need for a large filling and they saw me the same day & did the work well & within our budget. This allowed our family vacation to Florida to proceed on time which was greatly appreciated. We w..."

"The people working here are awesome. Very friendly staff. Dr. Puffer is a great guy, he explains everything with details so you can understand. Overall, it was one of my best experiences at a dentist office. I really hate going to the dentist, but this place makes me feel real comfortable."

"Dr. Puffer and his staff are excellent when it comes to patient care, professionalism, and advice on general oral health. After our first appointments (we had to switch dentists due to insurance network coverage) my wife and I both made the comment that it was actually a pleasure going to the den..."

"Professional and sweet staff!"

"Dr. Puffer & his staff are simply amazing!"

"I've had several visits to see Dr. Puffer and his staff in the last two weeks or so. I am terrified of the dentist to the point of having to have IV sedation in the past. I went in today to have a filling replaced, and with a little help, I made it through the procedure. This is a huge accomplish..."

"I always have such a great experience here. Good atmosphere, beautiful facility, and the staff are wonderful and super friendly. Highly recommend Dr. Puffer and his team!"

"Everyone is always so friendly and welcoming. They also do a great job of taking care of you ."

"Staff very friendly and knowledgeable!! Felt like they genuinely cared and made time for me. Highly recommend!!"

"Dr. Puffer is fantastic! He is very personable and his bedside manner is very good. He makes sure you are not in any pain when you get work done. His staff is very friendly and easy to talk to. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a dentist!"

"We had a great experience today with Puffer Dental. My 6 year old was so scared. They were so patient while I tried to calm her down enough to do the procedure. The entire staff were all extremely helpful and supportive. Thank you Dr. Puffer and staff for making this frightening experience (to..."

"Excellent service! Friendly staff and inviting atmosphere! I would highly recommend Dr. Puffer! My dental hygienist Raven was awesome too!"

"Really enjoyed my visit :)."

"Awesome people and Service"

"Dr. Puffer and all of his staff have been wonderful; very professional, patient with all our questions/concerns, and so friendly!"

"We are so pleased with Dr. Puffer. He was highly recommended to us when we were seeking dental treatment. His staff is friendly and efficient. All the forms are online which make new patient forms easy to fill out. Dr. Puffer personally calls pre-appointment to see if there are any issues and the..."

"very friendly staff, great service, and very deserving of recognition/party"

"This is a great dental office! Raven, one of the hygienist, is wonderful! She would explain everything she was doing and she was easy on the teeth. I highly recommend Dr. Puffer and his staff!"

"My first appointment at Dr Puffer's office was a pleasant experience! Raven put me at ease, cleaned my teeth and explained each step. Very nice staff in front office and lots of windows to view the beautiful setting."

"Very welcoming place. The staff was amazing and Dr. Puffer was awesome they all made sure I felt comfortable at all times."

"Absolutely. Great Service and you can tell they genuinely care!"

"Dr. Puffer and his entire staff were super friendly and made me feel right at home! All my dental needs were addressed and taken care of in a very professional manner. They really know how to make one feel at ease! I will recommend them to all my family and friends!"

"I visited the spa... I mean Dr. Puffer's office this morning. It was the most relaxed I've been in a long time. They hooked me up to nitrous, gave me a weighted blanket, and I was off to never never land. Dr. Puffer and his staff are really just the best you can get. His office is beautiful, clea..."

"Such a great place! The staff is attentive and very helpful as well as Dr. Puffer! I did not have an appointment however, they worked me into schedule only an hour after I called due to how much pain I was in from wisdom teeth. They all seem to really care about the needs of their patients and de..."

"Both Dr. Puffer and his staff are very professional and very personable. They treat patients like family. Dr. Puffer always calls after each procedure to check on me and if I need to see him before my scheduled appointment, it is never a problem. Great job everyone!"

"Gentle, sensitive, kind."

"Dr. Puffer is a very good dentist. He also has a great staff they are very friendly and professional."

"Everyone in the office is amazing. Dr. Puffer and his staff took great care to make sure I was comfortable and well cared for. I have been through many dental procedures in my life time in Nacogdoches but this was by far the best dental experience I have ever had in Nacogdoches! You will not be..."

"Amazing and helpful Dentist and staff! I drive from Tyler to see them!!"

"Always excellent service and very friendly. Dr. Puffer usually follows up the same day with a phone call to check on you, which shows sincerity and care."

"I love Dr. Puffer and all his staff. They do a great job. Anyone needing a great dentist please check them out!👍😁"

"Had an extraction and was super pleased with the outcome! Doc Puffer and his staff were super nice and professional! He explained everything as it was happening and just made the entire experience great. I had no pain afterwards and no discomfort!!! Great facility, great staff, exceptional denti..."

"I just wanted to share my experience at Dr. Puffer's dental office yesterday. Such a great experience! He was so comforting, professional, nice and really put me at ease. The office is lovely and welcoming and the staff is so nice and welcoming! Would recommend him to anyone looking for a gre..."

"Dr. Puffer is a great dentist along with a great staff. Very friendly environment. I would definitely recommend this office to anyone looking to find a new Dentist in the area."

"I absolutely love Dr. Puffer and his staff. They are very friendly and caring, and were great with my kids. I recommend him to anyone needing a good dentist."

"If you LIKE going to the dentist that would be weird but Dr Puffer and his staff are just that good. From the hygienists to the front office staff they are fantastic. I was very anxious because I had not been to the dentist in years but they put me at ease. Very gentle. Dr Puffer is an angel. I..."

"I am beyond Impressed with my dentist. I always hated going to the dentist and to be honest I started back doing what I'm suppose to because I'm always on my patients about their dental visits etc because it goes hand in hand with your health and also because my provider takes care of our patient..."

"Dr. Puffer Is a excellent dentist whose main priority is the comfort of his patients! Dr Puffer takes his time with you and goes over all the details . I have always been a little scared of dental work but after being treated so kind and taken great care of not anymore . I had my wisdom tooth t..."

"Very nice staff makes u feel right at home and comfortable. Great experience something I've always have been scared to do my whole life. Went in the back we talked we laughed and next thing you they said well we done didn't feel a thing at all! I highly recommend Dr.Puffer"

"The staff is very professional and friendly. Dr Puffer is an exceptional Dentist, he does not rush his time with you in the exam room and he personally checks on you via phone call after a procedure. He is thorough, gentle, and kind. This is a fantastic office all around."

"Dr. Puffer is very professional and funny to boot. Great combination for a dental visit. Great staff as well."

"Affordable and great service. Nice space with friendly people!"

"Friendly, caring and professional staff. Highly recommend!"

"Best dentist and staff hands down! They always make us feel like part the family and go above and beyond to make for a positive experience! So thankful for them! ❤️"

"Good people, great service! I feel very relaxed when I come into the office and they make me comfortable for the entire experience. They will even let you take your dirty boots off at the door and let you walk around in your socks. I never like going to the dentists or doctors, but they make it a..."

"I am not one that goes to a dentist much, but the experience is always good at Dr. Puffer’s office. He is great with staff and makes the experience ok to go with no pain. Great dentist in Nacogdoches area and definitely recommend him to others!"

"Always a great experience!"

"I have been to many dentists in my time, but have never encountered one as amazing as Dr. Puffer and his staff. Who is so comfortable that they fall asleep during an extraction or root canal??? Well, my daughter and i did! LOL We are so fortunate to have Dr. Puffer in Nacogdoches. I guarentee tha..."

"When going to Dr. Steven Puffer’s, it is not the dreaded dental appt. They have a way of making you feel like you are “their favorite patient”. Dr. Puffer and his staff go far beyond the call of duty to dot the i’s and cross the t’s. I love the light hearted atmosphere and the fact that everyone..."

"very kind and considerate group! They make every visit to the dentist a pleasant one"

"Love the staff at Puffer Dental! They made gum graft surgery a breeze. My only regret is that I didn't get it done sooner!"

"Amazing dentist and the same goes for all the dental assistants and other employees. Will definitely come back!"

"If i could give more than 5 stars i would. Such an amazing group of genuine people. I have never had such an amazing exsperiment at a dentist office in all my 32 years of life until I meet Dr Puffer and his staff. There are no words in the Webster dictionary that could decide the experiment you h..."

"I have an unnatural fear of the dentist sparked from many bad experiences and quite honestly too many scary movies as a kid. Dr. Puffer and his entire staff were absolutely amazing. This was the FIRST time EVER I wasn’t terrified of a dental visit. Then left knowing I will absolutely be back. W..."

"Dr.Puffer and his staff are amazing. They really do care about you and strive to make you comfortable while doing their best. I had a broken wisdom tooth that needed to come out, and It was really giving me a lot of trouble. They got me in early, and got the tooth out. I was very nervous, but the..."

"Amazing dentist and staff!!! Would HIGHLY recommend!!!"

"Always a great experience. The whole staff is awesome."

"Kind and friendly staff made the trip to the dentist fun instead of a chore"

"Very professional group, love the atmosphere and staff is awesome."

"I’ve been going here forever and I like to think I have pretty great teeth!"

"Very professional and does a superb job! Always checked on his clients personally and the staff is off the charts!!!!"

"Perfect dental work for me!! Thank you Dr. Puffer and your team!!"

"I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Puffer and his staff! I needed to get my four wisdom teeth removed and he got me in quickly since he knew I was in pain & during the extractions I felt and remember nothing and recovery has been a breeze as well. Dr. Puffer and his assistants, Makayla and..."

"Great place!!!"

"10/10 would go again!!!!!"

"Awesome Dentist!"

"Y’all did great! Y’all asked if everything felt good in my mouth. That’s the first time anyone asked me that. It was great."

"Great office 5 stars"

"Dr. Puffer and staff recently removed two of my wisdom teeth, and I have been utterly impressed with how seamless and comfortable the healing process has been. Not only was I taken great care of throughout the procedure itself, but Dr. Puffer's staff has gone to great lengths to ensure that I hav..."

"We love Dr. Puffer and all his staff!! Y’all rock!!"

"This is Alleigh. I love this dentist office. ��"

"I absolutely love the staff and dr puffer is amazing !! Really makes you feel like you are top priority !!"

"Doctor puffer is very professional and always concerned after my appt, he always calls to check right after. Not many doctors do that! 5 stars"

"Dr. Puffer and staff are excellent in many many ways!!!!! He has the best staff available. I feel like Queen for a Day always ����"

"Great service, everyone is friendly. Really like Puffer Dental👍👍"

"He is wonderful. I recommend him highly! He makes you feel at ease and takes his time to explain everything"

"Great experience, friendly staff! I have dental anxiety, but their amazing staff put that to ease. From the phone call from the dentist himself, to the sweet friendly staff, this will definitely be my dentist! 5 stars"

"I have an unnatural fear of the dentist sparked from many bad experiences and quite honestly too many scary movies as a kid. Dr. Puffer and his entire staff were absolutely amazing. This was the FIRST time EVER I wasn’t terrified of a dental visit. Then left knowing I will absolutely be back. W..."

"Very Professional Staff, Awesome work by a great Dentist, very thorough and professional. I recommend to anyone!!"

"I got my wisdom teeth taken out by Dr. Puffer recently and he did an excellent job. There were no complications and I am healing perfectly. His staff are all very kind and knowledgable, and they made me feel extremely comfortable! Dr. Puffer knows exactly what he is doing and has a perfect "bedsi..."

"Every person on this staff is awesome. I have never seen a practice handle pediatric dentistry better. They are so patient and great with my kids. They never feel over-booked and we always leave happy. We love this office."

"I cannot say enough good things about this group. From receptionist, to hygienists, to dentist, they are All kind, helpful, and genuinely concerned about your well being. The search is over...I've found my dentist!"

1211 Park St
Nacogdoches, TX, 75961

Puffer Dental

1211 Park St

Tel: (936) 564-2439

MON - THU : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

FRI - SUN : Closed