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Frances                        Deplato

Frances L. Deplato 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Instructor

Professional Summary:

32 years of private practice, succeeding in establishing a 3,000 patient base by nurturing a sincere approach and skilled techniques. Continuing to maintain an outstanding office image through staff retention and development. Constant implementation of latest dental innovations, procedures and technology.

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Millard Fillmore Hospital (1983)
  • DDS, SUNY at Buffalo (1982)
  • BA, SUNY at Buffalo (1977)
  • Dipl, Mount Mercy Academy (1973)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY at Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Dentist, Frances L. DePlato, DDS (1986-present)
  • Dental Staff, Millard Fillmore Hospital (1982–1996)
  • Associate Dentist, Paul Will, DDS (1984–1986)
  • Clinical Assistant Instructor, SUNY at Buffalo (1983–1984)
  • Dental GPR, Millard Fillmore Hospital (1982–1983)
  • Dental Assistant, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY at Buffalo (1981–1982)
  • Employment Security Clerk, NYS Dept. of Labor, NYS Dept. of Labor (1973–1977)
  • Student Assistant Health Physicist, WNY Nuclear Research Center, WNY Nuclear Research Center (1973–1977)
Awards and Honors:
  • Edward J. Doran Award (1997)
  • ASK WOMEN-Business Career Woman of the Year (1991)
  • 1st Place - Latin III Scholar (1977)

Professional Memberships:
  • Erie County Dental Society (1983–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (1983–present)
  • New York State Dental Association (1983–present)
  • American Dental Association (1983–present)
  • Guild of St. Apollonia (1983–present)
  • Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity (1983–present)
Service Activities:
  • NYSDA Delegate; Eighth District Dental Society; Delegate (2016–2020)
  • NYS Dental Society; Delegate (2016–2019)
  • Eighth District Dental Society; Councilor (2016)
  • Councilor-at-Large, 8th District; 3 year term; Councilor (2014–2017)
  • SUNY at Buffalo/8th District Dental Socity; Mentoring Program; Member (2011–2012)
  • SMART TEAM, Erie County Health Department; Specialized Medical Assistant Response Team; Member (2007–present)
  • Memorial Education Foundation, 8th District Dental Socity; President (2003–2007)
  • Canisius High School, GAMBIT; Volunteer (2000–2003)
  • Chairperson -Canisius High School Fashion Show; Chairman (2000–2002)
  • Erie County Dental Society; President (1995–1996)
  • Erie County Dental Society; Vice President (1994–1995)
  • Erie County Dental Society; Secretary (1993–1994)
  • Executive Council, 8th District Dental Society; Councilperson-at-large; Councilor (1993–1994)
  • Grand Master - Delta Sigma Delta; Member (1992–1993)
  • Education Committee, Erie County Dental Society; Chairperson; Chairman (1991–1994)
  • Appollonia Guild; President (1991–1992)
  • Past Grandmaster - Delta Sigma Delta; International Dental Fraternity - PI Chapter; Member (1990–1991)
  • Dental Director, Dominican Monastery; Dominican Monastery; Director (1987–present)
  • American Dental Assoc.; Member (1982–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society; Member (1982–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society; Member (1982–present)
  • NYS Dental Society; Member (1982–present)
  • Junior Page - Delta Sigma Delta; Dental Fraternity; Member (1981–1982)
  • Who's Who Among Student American Universities & Colleges; National Dean's List; Member (1981–1982)

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Contact Information

3435 Main St.
215 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2862
Fax: (716) 829-2440

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