Daniel J. Caplan, DDS, PhD
Department Head, Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry
- General dentistry
- BA, University of Virginia, 1982
- DDS, University of Iowa, 1988
- GPR Certificate, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1989
- PhD, University of North Carolina, 1995
To Make an Appointment:
- Call 319-335-8232
Brief Professional Resume:
Dr. Caplan joined the College of Dentistry in 2007. Before coming to Iowa, he was a faculty member in the Department of Dental Ecology at the
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry from 1995-2007.
Practice of Dentistry in the Community; Oral Epidemiology; Oral Diagnosis Clinic; research mentorship for students
in the graduate program in dental public health.
: Dr. Caplan participates in the
intramural dental practice.
: Dr. Caplan studies outcomes related to endodontic treatment; decision-making in endodontics; relationships between
oral and systemic diseases; and evaluation of diagnostic tests.
National or International Professional Appointments and Activities
: Dr. Caplan is a member of the American Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Education Association, the American Dental
Association, and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry.