Presented by some of the most influential women in our industry, this two-day symposium is dedicated to advancing your practice through digital dentistry.



This one-of-a-kind event for dentists will provide you with new knowledge and a fresh perspective on dentistry. Presented by an extremely talented, all-female line-up, this event will highlight the most up-to-date digital processes in a variety of clinical procedures. Dentists who attend both days will receive nine continuing education units (CEUs).
  • Keynote speaker Dr. Rella Christensen discusses “Why Clinical Research is Important to Dentistry”
  • Clinical case presentations with fully digital workflows
  • Guided implant procedures
  • Special topic: human trafficking
  • Denture protocols and new materials
  • A panel discussion about owning multiple practice locations

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“I’m thrilled and honored to be invited to be the keynote speaker for Dentistry on the Rise. I can’t wait to be part of this incredible event!”
Rella Christensen

Rella Christensen, RDH, Ph.D.

Cofounder of Gordon J. Christensen Clinicians Report®



Friday, September 22, 2023

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.


Earn 6 CE Credits

Includes complimentary breakfast and lunch, as well as a campus tour and a hosted cocktail party and dinner at Mesa Manor, home of Jim and Parvina Glidewell

Day 1 includes fast-paced lectures from the main podium on dental research, digital workflows, implant technology, identifying signs of human trafficking, denture protocols and practice management.

Welcome Remarks

8:30–8:45 a.m.

Stephenie Goddard, M.S.

Why Clinical Research is Important to Dentistry

8:45–9:30 a.m.

Rella Christensen, RDH, Ph.D.

Get the latest updates from TRAC Research and gain perspective on industry data that affects material selection and clinical procedures.

A Simplified Approach to Dental Sleep Medicine

9:30–10 a.m.

Diana Batoon, DMD

Dive right into dental sleep medicine by learning the indications and protocols for oral appliances.

Stop Breaking Your Body

10–10:30 a.m.

Stephanie Botts, RDH

Experience an interactive presentation on ergonomic best practices for dentists.

Predictable Implant Surgery

10:45–11:30 a.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Obtain a step-by-step process for achieving the most predictable outcomes with guided implant surgery.

Workflows for Complete Dentures

11:30 a.m.–Noon

Joy Poskozim, DDS

Get an early look at the latest techniques and materials for your complete denture patients.

Digital Protocols to Level-up Your Practice

2–3 p.m.

Kelly McCracken, DDS | Rebekah Browder, DDS | Amanda Sheehan, DDS

Three clinicians take you through the digital protocols that can help improve your practice.

Identifying Human Trafficking

3–3:30 p.m.

Trudy Reese, DMD

Learn how dentists and their teams can help identify signs of human trafficking.

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Q&A: Panel Discussion

3:30–4 p.m.

Presenters: All Afternoon Speakers

Enhance Your Practice with a Digital Workflow

4–4:30 p.m.

Jarrett Manning, DDS

Follow along with large esthetic cases that utilize a digital workflow.

Multiple Offices: Why, When and How

4:30–5 p.m.

Lan Chi Le, DDS | Susan McMahon, DMD | Kaveeta Channamsetty, DDS

Hear from a panel of three dentists and how they’ve expanded their practices to multiple locations.

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Hosted Cocktail Party and Dinner at Mesa Manor

5:30–7:30 p.m.​

Join Us!



Saturday, September 23, 2023

8:30 a.m.–Noon


Earn 3 CE Credits

Includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Day 2 offers four unique workshops, featuring hands-on clinical procedures to build your skills and confidence. Attendees can choose one of the four workshops available. Each workshop is three hours long.

NOTE: Space is limited. Select your courses and enroll early to reserve your seat.

Smile Design, Material Options and Neuromodulators

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS | Mary K. Shields, DMD, MPH

Learn about smile design, material selection and indications. Experience a hands-on workshop with injectable neuromodulators.

Laser, Scan, Design and Mill

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Christina Do, DDS | Jinny Bender, DMD

Scan, design, and mill a restoration utilizing techniques for ideal preparations, laser use, and retraction procedures in this hands-on experience.

Remove Stress With Guided Surgery

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Amanda Sheehan, DDS

Enjoy this hands-on workshop on guided implant placement and how to use custom components for immediate temporization.

Veneer Preparations

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Susan McMahon, DMD

Perfect your veneer preparations with this model-based, hands-on workshop and learn new techniques for predictable, esthetic results.

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Glidewell Education Center designates this two-day activity for nine continuing education credits.

Glidewell Education Center
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement.
3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024.
Provider ID# 216789