Chad Duplantis


Dr. Duplantis received his D.D.S. degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School in 1999. He continued with postdoctoral training at Baylor College of Dentistry, earning a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2000. He has also applied for, and been confirmed for his Fellowship degree from the Academy of General Dentistry this coming July.

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 is a member of Catapult Educations Speakers Bureau and has been a member of several Aesthetic and Restorative Continuums, most recently the Spear Education Study Club.

Dr. Duplantis has always had an interest in “high-tech” dentistry and has been incorporating CAD/CAM technology in his practice since 2004. He has helped 3M and Glidewell on various projects regarding the scanner and mills and is a member of the panel of experts on the website

Course Schedule

Indirect Restorations. Do This, Not That! Eliminating Stress from Prep to Cementation

6.5 CE Credits  |  AGD Subject Code: 610/135 

Restorative dentistry can be rewarding for both the dentist and the patient, yet certainly presents stressful dilemmas throughout the case. Dentists need to be aware of the multiple treatment options available when planning for indirect restorations. This is especially true in the case of missing teeth when implants may not be an option. Utilizing proven protocols, materials, and techniques, allows the clinician to avoid stressful case challenges. Hemostasis, provisionalization, and cement selection are just a few common issues that can dictate success or failure. This course is designed to provide clear principles that can be applied to virtually all indirect crown, bridge or multiple-unit cases.

Learning Objectives:

  • Solutions to diagnose and treatment plan single to multiple unit restorations when implants are not and option
  • Understand prep designs that determine materials of choice and
  • cementation protocol
  • Overcoming complications of soft tissue defects
  • Predictable exposure of margins and hemostasis using lasers and traditional retraction techniques
  • Principals to achieving perfect impressions digitally or using analog techniques
  • Effective temporizations to minimize chair time with predictable outcomes
  • Indications of cement selection and cementation protocols
  • Streamlined polishing technique with ultimate results in minimal time

Hands-on Exercises:

  • Ideal preparation of an anterior 3-unit bridge
  • Provisional matrix fabrication
  • Fabricate a provisional anterior bridge
  • Step-by-step polishing techniques for esthetic temporaries
  • Uncover simulated healing cap with soft tissue laser
  • Simulation of laser troughing of a single-unit crown


  • Dentists & Associates: $999
  • Bring a staff member for: $250*
    (* One staff member pre registered dentist.)

Dates and Locations:

September 15, 2023 | London, ON - Register Now

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Clinical Research Dental/Clinician’s Choice is an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and Membership Maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026 and the Provider ID # is 208086.

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