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Dr. Kanas, Scott


Dr. Scott Kanas was born and raised in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He graduated summa cum laude and was awarded his bachelor of science in Biochemistry from the University of Detroit Mercy. From there, Dr. Kanas continued on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy. He graduated at the top of his dental class and was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. Finally, he went on to specialize, where he earned his Masters of Dental Science and Certificate in Orthodontics from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. During his senior year, he was appointed Chief resident, and he was awarded as a 2018 Eugene L. Gottlieb Journal of Clinical Orthodontics Student of the Year Finalist.

In addition to his educational background, Dr. Kanas is also an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Michigan Dental Association and American Dental Association. This allows him to have access to conferences, seminars and orthodontic publications in order to stay up to date with his specialty. Dr. Kanas loves the orthodontic profession. The orthodontic profession allows him to change the lives of his patients by giving them confidence, a sense of attractiveness and being happier, all with a knockout smile. His primary focus is to provide quality orthodontic treatment, and to develop relationships with his patients. He has a wide range of proficiency in many cutting-edge treatment techniques such as temporary anchorage devices, soft tissue lasers, multiple functional appliances, virtual appointments and all brands of clear aligners.

Away from his profession, Dr. Kanas and his wife, Malinda, love to spend time with their son, Oliver, and their three dogs, Stoick, Sven and Charlie. Growing up in Michigan, he has been an avid Detroit sports fan. You may even catch him at some home games! His favorite sports are basketball and ice hockey, so when he has the chance, he loves to play. Some of his other hobbies. Some of his other hobbies include boating, snowboarding and golf.

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