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Diode Lasers

Achieve Clinical Efficiency & Increased Patient Comfort
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General Dentist

Audience

July 1, 2024

Date

7:30 PM Central

Time

1 CE Credit

Credits

Free

Cost

Live Webinar Lecture

Method

Course Contents

About the Course

Course Description

Soft-tissue procedures can now be performed with greater patient comfort and less healing time through the use of lasers. Diode lasers offer numerous benefits to patients and practices. This course will explore the advantages of using soft-tissue diode lasers over traditional methods, including increased efficiency and more predictable results. By incorporating lasers into soft tissue procedures, your workflow can be streamlined, as the laser is indicated for a multitude of dental applications, both clinical and hygiene.

Learning Topics

  • Understand the fundamentals of lasers
  • Gain knowledge on the common procedures that a soft-tissue diode laser can perform and the benefits it can offer to both you and the patient
  • Discover how incorporating the use of soft-tissue lasers into procedures can lead to faster and more predictable results
  • Recognize the positive patient perception of lasers for dental procedures

Diode Lasers

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this activity for 1 credit continuing education credit.
  • Method: Live Webinar Lecture
  • Audience: General Dentist
  • AGD Subject Code: 250

Meet the Instructor

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 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 Fort Worth, Texas. In private practice, he treats all ages with an emphasis on restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Duplantis has been a member of several Aesthetic and Restorative Continuums over the years he has been in practice. He is currently a member of a Spear Study Club, as well as other mastermind groups. 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. He has helped various manufacturers on numerous projects and evaluations regarding different aspects of clinical dentistry and serves as a Key Opinion Leader for several dental corporations. In 2020, he co-founded “Dentists IN the Know” which is a social media group to help inform and educate dentists and dental team members. Their current reach is almost 20,000 dental professionals per month through their various outlets.

Dr. Duplantis resides in Keller, Texas with his wife, Ellen, and his children, Austin and Ava. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys family time, traveling and golf.

Sponsored By:
Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/24 to 5/31/28. Provider ID 306446.

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Disclosure

Catapult Education received commercial support from Shofu for this presentation. Dr. Chad Duplantis received an honorarium from Shofu for the time involved in preparing and delivering this presentation. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias