Meet Paul M. Kaplan, DDS, MS

meet paul m kaplan dds ms

Dr. Paul M. Kaplan, or Dr. Root, as he is affectionately known in this area, has been  practicing as an Endodontist (Root Canal Therapy Specialist) in Rhode Island and  Massachusetts for over twenty two years. He is a graduate of the University of  Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine, as well as the University of Pennsylvania's  Graduate School of Education. He received his specialty certificate in Endodontics from  the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, while at the  University of Buffalo, he was awarded a Masters of Science degree in the Oral Sciences  for pioneering research he completed in the field of Digital Subtraction Radiography.

Dr. Kaplan has been awarded many honors, including being selected nationally as  America's Top Dentist in the field of Endodontics for the past 16 years in a row, and  being honored locally as a Rhode Island and Massachusetts Top Endodontist on multiple  occasions. In addition to treating patients in our dental office, Dr. Kaplan is involved in the  academic arena of dentistry as well. He served as clinical instructor and professor at Tufts  University’s School of Dental Medicine and Boston University’s School of Dental  Medicine, where he taught the post-graduate endodontic residents. Currently, he runs the  Endodontic department and teaches the AEGD residents at U. Mass Memorial Hospital.  

Away from the office, Dr. Kaplan performs cantorial concerts, teaches tennis, and enjoys  quiet time boating and fishing with his family.