Dr. Sandra Kaplan
Dr. Sandra Kaplan has been delivering quality dental care in the Staten Island area for over 24 years, and has extensive experience treating all members of the family, from grandparents to toddlers. Her goal is to provide the finest dental care possible in a comfortable and painless environment. She places a high value on doctor/patient communication and spending quality time with each patient, which in turn reflects on the quality of her dentistry.
Dr. Kaplan is convinced that incorporating technology in Dentistry will improve the quality of dental care. She therefore incorporates digital imaging and the latest technology in her practice so as to provide her patients with personalized care and state-of-the-art dentistry.
After graduating with honors from Brooklyn College, Dr. Kaplan continued her education at the New York University College of Dentistry, receiving her doctorate in dental surgery in 1990. Dr. Kaplan was awarded The American Society of Dentistry for Children Award, The Eugene Rothschield Memorial Award of the Academy of Oral Rehabilitation of New York University – Fixed Prosthodontics, The Department of Comprehensive and Applied Practice Administration and Behavioral Science Bernard E. Rudner Memorial Award, The Academy of Operative Dentistry Award for Excellence.
Dr. Kaplan began her residency program at Staten Island University Hospital and then began practicing dentistry on Staten Island. She continues to be affiliated with the hospital as an Attending in the Department of Dentistry. A strong advocate of continuing education, she frequently takes courses to keep up with new advances in dentistry and dental technology. Dr. Kaplan has completed post graduate education in oral surgery, implants, cosmetic dentistry, dental trauma and emergencies, pain control and anesthesia, and periodontal surgery.
Dr. Kaplan is an active member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Second District Dental Society & the Richmond County Dental Society as well as Study Clubs that represents a commitment to excellence in patient care and maintaining the highest level of knowledge in the field of dentistry.
Dr. Kaplan enjoys an active lifestyle along with her husband Jim and twin daughters Sarah & Jessica. She also enjoys gardening, travel and fostering kittens for local animal shelters.