About Dr. Kaplan, DDS, MS
Dr. Kaplan graduated from White Station High School in Memphis, Tennessee. Four years later, after completing a BA in Biology at the University of Kansas (Go Jayhawks), he returned to Memphis and enrolled in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry. Dr. Kaplan received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UT and then headed north to the University of Detroit Mercy for his orthodontic residency. He was awarded a certificate in orthodontics and earned his masters of science degree after completing his thesis, The Benefits of Maxillary and Mandibular Expansion Performed in the Mixed Dentition (Ages 7-10).
Dr. Kaplan is involved in research and development for two leading orthodontic companies, and has been sought out for his skills in treating patients with both clear aligners, such as Invisalign, and braces. He is also a speaker for Henry Schein Orthodontics and helps educate other orthodontists in advanced techniques to enhance treatment.
Dr. Kaplan is board-eligible to be a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, and is a past director of the Georgia Association of Orthodontists. He is also a member of the following organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Georgia Association of Orthodontists
- Georgia Dental Association
- Hinman Dental Society
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
After 15 years in Dunwoody and creating fantastic smiles, Dr. Kaplan continues to be a strong supporter of Dunwoody, Chamblee, Norcross and Sandy Springs neighborhoods, schools and local events. From Murphy Candler and MJCCA, to Turkey Trots and Lemonade Days, Dr. Kaplan truly enjoys giving back to the community. When he's not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Kaplan enjoys tae kwon do, indoor cycling, rock climbing, traveling, 80s trivia and all things Disney. Dr. Kaplan and his wife, Leanne, have two sons, Matthew and Pace, who bring much joy to their lives.
Dr. Kaplan and his Dream Team are so excited to meet you.