Ross A. Kaplan, DMD

Dr. Ross Kaplan
Dr. Kaplan graduated from Clark University, and was rewarded with DMD degree in 1991 by Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He obtained his supplementary experience during his fellowship at the Yale University Dental Residency Program, in New Haven, CT. He has been practicing in Hamden since 1992. Dr. Kaplan is a member of many professional associations such as The American Dental Association, The Connecticut Dental Association, The New Haven Dental Association, and The Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Kaplan lives in Orange with his wife, Judy. He has participated in many charitable events, including several years at the “Mission of Mercy” free dentistry event, held in CT yearly. Dr. Kaplan is an avid golfer, enjoys long bike rides, participating in several fund raising bicycle events, and is a certified SCUBA diver.


Janet Conklin – Registered Dental Hygienist

Janet Conklin
We are very pleased to have Janet Conklin join our dental team. Janet comes to us with an impressive 30 years of experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist, having graduated from Fones University, in 1985. With her many years as a hygienist, she has “seen it all”, and adds great enthusiasm to our team.

While not at work Janet is an avid reader and loves spending time with her large extended family.


Shaneque Berry – Registered Dental Hygienist

Shaneque Berry
We are thrilled that our team includes Shaneque Berry R.D.H., since 2016.

Shaneque joins our office with over 10 years of hands-on experience. She graduated from University of Bridgeport FONES Dental Hygiene program, with high honors. Shaneque has a great way with our patients and a great sense of humor.


Denise Massaro – Office Manager

Denise Massaro
Denise has been with us since 1999, handling all of out insurance processing. She is knowledgeable and an expert with any insurance problems, and takes care of all your submissions that are to be submitted to your insurance company. Knitting and trips to her Cape Cod vacation home keep Denise busy.


Christopher Piasecki – Reception & Computer Specialist

Christopher Piasecki
Chris joined our office in 2018, after graduating from Philadelphia University with a B.A. degree. Chris is our “computer whiz”, helping us as we continually strive for the most State-of the- Art dental office.

A native of Hamden, he enjoys painting and tending to his aquariums.


Judy Kaplan

Judy Kaplan
Judy Kaplan is our all around helper here at the office. Judy is great at processing the insurance forms, making the appointments that best fits your schedule, and answering any questions that you might have while here at our office. While not working at Dr. Kaplan’s office, Judy volunteers at several literacy programs in New Haven, helping both adults and children to learn how to read. She is an avid reader, loves to travel, and has been married to Dr. Kaplan for over 25 years.