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James J. Caris, DDS

A Michigan native, Dr. Caris grew up in the Detroit area.  He earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan, and went on to attend The University of Detroit where he received his degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. 

After graduation in 1987, Dr. Caris joined his classmate, Dr. Pappas, and opened up Farmbrook Family Dentistry in Sterling Heights.  Dr. Caris has over 20 years experience in cosmetic dentistry as well as extensive continuing education training.

Dr. Caris is a long standing member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and Macomb Dental Association. 

In his free time, Dr. Caris is an avid golfer, and enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and two beautiful daughters.

Dr. John Pappas

Dr. John Pappas was born and raised in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. Graduating from Cass Technical High School, he continued his academic career at the University of Detroit.  He completed his postgraduate education at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry in 1995.  In 1987, Dr. Pappas and classmate Dr. James Caris decided to open Farmbrook Family Dentistry in Sterling Heights with the focus of “Quality” dental care with an emphasis on patient comfort.

 Dr. Pappas is married to Penny Pappas and they have a beautiful daughter, Dena. He is an active member of St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church currently holding the position of Councilman.  In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Pappas is an accomplished musician and plays numerous musical instruments.  This hobby has allowed him to keep “in tune” with the artistic side of dentistry, a quality he is very proud of. Dr. Pappas is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the Macomb Dental Association.


43200 Dequindre Rd, Suite 107  •  Sterling Heights, MI 48314
t. (586) 731-1999
  •  f. (586) 731-3233