Meet the Team at Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, PLLC

Igor Kaplansky, DDS, FAGD, FICOI

General Dentistry, Oral surgery, Dental Implants, Orthodontics, Endodontics
In 1998 after graduating University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree Cum Laude , Dr. Kaplansky continued his training as a resident in the Advanced General Dentistry program at UB.
Since 1999, he’s been practicing family dentistry with a special interest in orthodontics (braces) and dental implants. In 2002 he opened up a practice in Middleport and in 2007 moved it to a newly constructed, state-of-the-art building in Gasport.
Professionally, Dr. Kaplansky is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Eighth District Dental Society, the Niagara County Dental Society, Lockport Dental Society and Academy of GP orthodontics. He received prestigious fellowship awards from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2003 and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in 2008.
Dr. Kaplansky has a passion for dentistry he loves helping his patients look and feel better. When not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family, traveling and the great outdoors.
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Komal Koli, DDS, MS

General, Cosmetic and Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Komal Koli earned her Master of Science degree in Oral Biology from the Medical College of Georgia where her research on dental implants led to numerous publications and earned high praises nationally and internationally. She continued her education pursuing a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA. She has been practicing general dentistry since 2017, providing dental care for adults and children. Dr. Koli is an active member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, The Eighth District Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry.
Outside the office, you will find Dr. Koli exploring outdoors with friends and family. She also enjoys cooking and baking various cuisines from around the world.

Samantha Smith, DDS

General, Cosmetic and Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Samantha Smith graduated from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2014. While in school she was a recipient of a prestigious Maryanne Mather Clinical Research Award for her active participation in clinical research. Dr. Smith finished her general practice residency at Faxton St. Luke’s Hospital in Utica, New York in 2015 and same year joined our practice. Her main focus is general dentistry for both children and adults. Dr. Smith is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA).
In her free time she enjoys traveling, hiking with her family and dog, and working on finishing all 46 high peaks in the Adirondacks. Dr. Smith especially enjoys the hiatus of DIY home construction.

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