FRI, March 31
Nashville TN
8 CE Credits

“In The Know” on Dental Technology: Exploring new technologies for clinical excellence and increased profitability

As we have witnessed, technology is infiltrating dentistry at an astounding pace. As practitioners, we have decisions to make. Are we going to incorporate technology, or let the profession pass us by? Throughout this presentation, you will see how certain technological advancements have furthered the scope of practice for each of the clinicians. The two “Dentists IN the Know” will discuss intraoral scanning, cone beam technology, lasers and 3-D Printing. This informational lecture will be followed by an interactive panel discussion with the audience.

Following this presentation, the attendee should:

  • Develop an understanding of CBCT principles
    and interpretation.
  • Visualize how CBCT can facilitate identification
    of sleep/airway disorders and TMJ concerns.
  • Learn how lasers can add profitability to clinical
    practice through time-savings and improved
  • Understand why 3-D Printing is becoming such
    an important aspect of private practice.

Seating is Limited, so Register Below

$99 fee for doctors
$49 fee for staff members


Chad C. 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 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 been a member of several Aesthetic and Restorative Continuums over the years he has been in practice. He is currently a member of the Seattle Study Club. 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. Recently, he and few dental colleagues founded “Dentists IN the Know” which is a social media group to help.

Dr. Duplantis resides in Keller, Texas with his wife, Ellen, and his children, Austin and Ava. He is a recreational cyclist, and enjoys golf as well as many outdoor activities in his spare time.

Jeffrey W. Horowitz

Dr. Jeff Horowitz completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh and earned his dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After completing a GPR at the Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J., Dr. Horowitz founded the Carolina Center for Advanced Dentistry, a multi-disciplinary group practice with two locations in the Myrtle Beach, S.C. area. He is also the founder and clinical director for Advanced Sleep and TMJ Centers. His main interests include cosmetic smile and bite rehabilitation, complex restorative cases, treatment of sleep disordered breathing, orthodontics and temporo-mandibular disorders.

Dr. Horowitz is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry where he has served as a past-president for South Carolina and on the national Dental Education Council. He has served as a mentor and scientific advisor at the Kois Center in Seattle, a clinical instructor for Sleep Group Solutions, and global faculty for Align/Itero. His affiliations include the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Sleep and Breathing Academy holding dual-diplomate status, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Orthodontic Society, the Piper Study Club, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and the Wellness Dentistry Network. Dr. Horowitz lectures internationally, has been published in dental literature, has contributed to many television news media reports and most recently, co-founded ‘Dentists In The Know’, an informational social media platform.



Diamond Dental Supply donates 2% of qualified purchases to charitable causes. We will make a 1% contribution to any 501(c)(3) charity of the purchasing doctor’s choosing in the doctor’s name, and then match the contribution with an additional 1% to Diamond Dental Supply’s donor-advised endowment fund.