About Your Orthodontist
Dr. Kaplan believes a bright energetic smile is as good as breakfast to jumpstart your day. He works very hard to design each smile using the most contemporary techniques, education and materials. 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 entered the University of Tennessee 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. While there he was awarded a certificate in orthodontics and earned his Masters of Science degree after completing his thesis on the benefits of maxillary and mandibular expansion performed in the mixed dentition (ages 7-10).
Dr. Kaplan is board eligible to be a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and maintains memberships with the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, the Georgia Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and he is a member of the Atlanta chapter of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Dr. Kaplan is the Chairman of the Georgia Damon Study Club and a past director of the Georgia Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Kaplan actively supports neighborhood and school fundraising events and is currently a Partner in Education with Vanderlyn Elementary and Peachtree Charter Middle School. Dr. Kaplan enjoys tae kwon do, bike riding, rock climbing, traveling, 80’s trivia and all things Disney. He is currently the president of Congregation Ariel and a past member of the Atlanta Scholars Kollel Board. Dr. Kaplan and his wife, Leanne, have two sons, Matthew and Pace, who bring much joy to their lives.