Dr. Kaplan earned his dental degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1975.
He is a 41 year member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, the American Board of Laser Surgery, the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, Breastfeeding USA plus multiple other professional organizations.
Recently he also become a Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery and is its first ever director of Dental Laser Surgery.
Dr. Kaplan has authored several articles both dental and breastfeeding related. His recently co-authored publication, Color Atlas of Infant Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie Frenectomy co-authored with Robert Convissar,DDS, Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC and Peter Vitruk, PhD is currently being reviewed by Gordon Christrensen of the Clinicians Report.