Lockport NY Dentist
Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, PLLC
Gasport, NY Dentist

Meet the Team at Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, PLLC

Dr. Igor Kaplansky

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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Samantha Smith, DDS

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.

Sarah - Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah joined our team in 2005. She and her husband Mark love to spend time with their cat Lilly and two St. Bernards Oscar and Clyde. She enjoys walking her dogs especially in the winter. Her and Mark both enjoy riding motorcycles. Sarah also likes baking, cake decorating, and running, and have done two half marathons and many 5k's.

Kim - Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim joined our team in 2010. She enjoys taking vacations to the beach with her two girls and husband, camping, gardening, bike riding and baking.

Thuy - Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Thuy joined our team in 2013. She enjoys zumba, learning Spanish and Russian, and cooking. In her spare time she is also a nail tech.

Jennifer - Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer joined our team in 2017. She loves movie watching, dancing, and canning and gardening with her husband. 

Kerri - Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Kerri joined our team in 2005. She enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Kate - Dental Assistant


Certified Licensed Dental Assistant

Kate joined our team in 2007. She enjoys spending time with her son, family, and friends. Loves being outdoors-running, kayaking, traveling, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Also enjoys line dancing, relaxation time, and movies.

Jana - Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Jana joined our team in 2007. She enjoys being outdoors, camping, and spending time with her kids. 

Katelyn - Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Katelyn joined our team in 2018. She enjoys singing and dancing with her daughter. Katelyn loves relaxing after work by watching Lifetime movies.

Renee - Treatment Coordinator


Treatment Coordinator

Renee joined our team in 2007. She's happily married and has three sons, one granddaughter and a grandson! In her spare time, she loves nothing more than spending time gardening and being with her family, friends, and two dogs Spike and Buddy.

Dawn - Treatment Coordinator


Treatment Coordinator

Dawn joined our team in 2006. In her spare time she enjoys bowling, golfing, reading, spending time with family and friends, and helping adults with special needs bowl.

Mary - Treatment Coordinator


Treatment Coordinator

Mary joined our team in 2018. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and taking her dogs and niece for walks by the canal.

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