Chad Duplantis


Let’s get DIGITAL: Indirect workflows that simplify the complex

DAY 2 - Friday, January 31 | 8:00AM - 10:00AM | 2 CE Credits

About Dr. Duplantis 

Dr. Duplantis received his DDS degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School in 1999. He then continued with Post-doctorate training at Baylor College of Dentistry, earning a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2000. He has also received his Fellowship degree from the Academy of General Dentistry.

He has been in private practice since 2000 in the North Fort Worth, Texas area. In private practice, he treats all ages with an emphasis on restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Duplantis has always had an interest in “high-tech” dentistry and has been incorporating CAD/CAM and digital technology in his practice since 2004. Dr Duplantis has written and published several articles regarding digital dentistry and workflows for various dental publications. In addition to technology, Dr. Duplantis has a keen interest in restorative implantology, CBCT, impressioning, adhesion, and materials, and he is also published in these regards.

Recently he co-founded “Dentists IN the Know” which is a social media group to help inform and educate. Dr. Duplantis resides in Keller, Texas with his wife, Ellen, and his children, Austin and Ava. He is a recreational cyclist and enjoys golf and many other outdoor activities in his spare time.

Course Outline 

Over the past several years, digital dentistry has taken hold of our profession. With technology and materials improving daily, the clinical team must be on board to accept the new reality or be left behind. This course is designed to create efficient systems, better lab communication, and quality indirect restorations consistently. We will discuss how to appropriately incorporate this technology into your practice from diagnosis to final delivery. The culmination of this technology will create a patient experience that differentiates your practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Review diagnostic protocols and procedures that can enhance your digital journey
  • Discuss how an appropriate prep design leads to more successful restorations
  • Visualize how analog principles set the stage for digital success
  • Discuss appropriate cementation and polishing protocols for lasting indirect restorations
  • Gain insight into the digital workflow for both the dental team and the laboratory and why it leads to predictable outcomes

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