Dr. MacGilpin is known by patients, families, and colleagues as talented, experienced, professional … and fun! He is always eager to talk with you and answer questions, and will do everything he can to make your orthodontic treatment experience as easy and enjoyable as possible!
Education and Experience
Dr. MacGilpin graduated with honors from Meharry Medical and Dental College in Nashville, then completed his orthodontic residency and received a master’s degree from St. Louis University. He has been practicing as an orthodontist for over a decade in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Dr. MacGilpin has extensive experience with multiple modalities of orthodontic therapy including Invisalign®. He has received many academic awards and been published in the journal The Angle Orthodontist.
He is an active member of the following professional organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Maine Dental Association
- Merrymeeting Bay Dental Society
- Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation
Outside the Office
Dr. MacGilpin was born and raised in West Hartford, Connecticut and has lived many places before landing here in Maine, including Ireland, Nashville, St. Louis, and Boston. He and his wife Kate live in Yarmouth with their two children: daughter Harper, and son Tucker, and their beloved rescue dog, Tivoli.
Dr. MacGilpin most enjoys spending his time with family and friends. He likes playing golf, hiking, skiing, traveling, and wearing funny socks. Next time you come in to the office, make sure to spot his socks!