Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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The Hills Hotel in Laguna Hills 
25205 La Paz Road
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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OCDS Staff 
Orange County Dental Society 
3 CE Credits

Millennials are changing the way that we interact, communicate and treat our patients.  They are in many ways leading the technological revolution in society, which is impacting our practices.  Whether we are ready or not, technology is here to stay.  The clinical team must be on board to accept the new reality or be left behind.  This course is designed to help the office run more efficiently, communicate better, and produce quality dentistry consistently.  We will discuss various technological advancements and their impact on dentistry.  Included in our discussions will be scanners, mills, advancements in indirect materials, and digital implant workflows.  At the end of the evening, many myths will be de-bunked and the team should leave with a new outlook on practicing quality dentistry.  The whole team should benefit from the presentation. 

Learning points:

  • Discuss the digital tools that your office needs for success, including communication, scanners, mills, and 3D printers.
  • Understand the necessity to communicate properly as a team for the most beneficial outcome.
  • Discuss many of the new indirect materials and when and how to use them, both chairside and laboratory fabricated.
  • Visualize the restorative driven digital implant workflow.
  • Discuss successes and how to avoid failures utilizing new technology.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Duplantis received his D.D.S. 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 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. Formerly a CEREC user, he is now a user of the Glidewell.io chairside system. Dr. Duplantis has also written several articles regarding digital dentistry for various dental publications. He has helped various manufacturers on numerous projects and evaluations regarding different aspects of clinical dentistry. In addition to technology, Dr. Duplantis has a keen interest in adhesion and materials. He is a clinical consultant for Glidewell Laboratories, and AMD Lasers. He serves as a Key Opinion Leader for several dental corporations.

Dr. Duplantis resides in Keller, Texas with his wife, Ellen, and his children, Austin and Ava. He is an avid cyclist, and enjoys traveling, fishing, and sporting clays in his spare time.

New Location
The Hills Hotel in Laguna Hills
25205 La Paz Road
Laguna Hills, CA

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Registration and Dinner

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Lecture

OCDS/CDA/ADA Members and Non-Dentist Staff
$99 before Thursday, September 10
$109 after September 10
$119 day of meeting & walk-ins

Life Retired (no longer practicing)
$50 before Thursday, September 10
$60 after September 10
$70 day of meeting & walk-ins

Non OCDS/CDA/ADA Members
$198 before Thursday, September 10
$208 after September 10
$218 day of meeting & walk-ins

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refund requests for meetings will only be honored up to 4:30 pm one week prior to the meeting. No refunds will be made for requests made subsequent to that time.