Meet Dr. Kathie Kapernaros

Dr. Kathie Kapernaros was born in Ohio, but moved around a lot before settling in to southern Indiana. After graduating with her Bachelor in Biological Sciences and minor in Dance from Purdue University, she continued her education at the University of Florida, where she earned her DMD degree. While attending she was a tutor, teachers assistant and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honors Society.

Throughout dental school, she stayed active with various leadership roles, humanitarian trips, and volunteering in the community. After dental school she continued her training in the three-year Orthodontic Residency Program at the University of Florida. She is an active member of:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Society, Xi Omicron Chapter
  • Florida Dental Association

Dr. Kathie says some of her favorite parts of orthodontics are creating lasting relationships with patients and their families, she counts it a joy and privilege to share patients exciting achievements while working on their smile transformation.

She is married to “the best guy,” Phil and she doesn’t have any kiddos just yet. She is a Boilermaker at heart- Boiler Up! But the Florida Gators trump the Noles for sure! She loves anything outdoors, the opportunity to travel, and spending time with her friends and family!