Clinician’s Profile

Chad Duplantis, DDS, FAGD

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. Dr. Duplantis has also written several articles regarding digital dentistry for various dental publications. 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 Dr. Duplantis resides in Keller, Texas with his wife, Ellen, and his children, Austin and Ava. He is an avid cyclist, enjoys shooting sporting clays, and loves to be outdoors.

Contributed Articles

  • Clinical Article on Full Arch Implant Impressions

Simplifying the Process of Full Arch Implant Impressions Without Compromise to Accuracy – Clinical Article

February 5th, 2021|

By Chad C. Duplantis, DDS, FAGD

Implant impressions can create undue stress in the mind of a clinician. This is especially true for full arch implant impressions as these demand an incredible amount of accuracy and minimal room of error. Prior to taking these impressions, the clinician must answer a few questions: What type of impression material should I use? Should I take an open or closed tray impression? What trays are available to help me accomplish the best impression possible?