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Esthetics:
Creating Beautiful Smiles

Techniques and Materials for Achieving Esthetic Makeovers

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WHY ATTEND

Attend the Glidewell Symposium for two days of clinical education in esthetic dentistry. On the first day, experience fast-paced podium presentations, and on the second day, choose from five hands-on workshops, for a total of nine CE hours.

  • Discover cutting-edge clinical techniques for your esthetic cases.
  • Gain insights from experts in esthetic dentistry.
  • Earn nine CE hours.
  • Explore the latest clinical techniques to grow your restorative practice.
  • Tour the world’s largest and most innovative dental laboratory.
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DAY

1

Friday, June 23, 2023

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION

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

Participate in a full day of fast-paced presentations designed to help you achieve the ultimate esthetic improvements for your patients. Using a concise, powerful format, these inspiring and practical presentations will cover an array of topics, such as materials and technical advancements in dental esthetics, techniques for developing simplified esthetic makeovers, and restorative options for achieving success with complex cases.

The curriculum is crafted to provide fresh information for clinicians at any stage of their careers — from dentists just starting out to those experienced in esthetic dentistry.

Welcome Remarks

8:30–8:45 a.m.

Neil Park, DMD | Jim Glidewell, CDT | Stephenie Goddard, M.S.

Fundamentals of Dental Esthetics

8:45–9:15 a.m.

Patricia Swanson, DDS, FACP

Understand the esthetic principles that guide facial and dental esthetics.

Clinical Protocol for Smile Makeovers

9:15–9:45 a.m.

Steven Barrett, DDS

Develop a system for smile analysis and communicating with your patient and lab.

Tooth Preparation for Esthetic Success

9:45–10:15 a.m.

Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

Learn how to design tooth preparations based on your esthetic goals.

Restorative Material Options for Esthetic Cases

10:45–11:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Justin Chi, DDS, CDT

New restorative materials have enabled us to provide life-like esthetics with the strength to last the patient’s lifetime. Understand when to use each of these materials.

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Q&A: Panel Discussion

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.​

Presenters: All Morning Speakers

Looking at More Complex Cases

2:00–2:45 p.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Learn how to use an assortment of restorative techniques to achieve success with complex esthetic problems.

Clinical Photography Made Simple

2:45–3:15 p.m.​

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Learn how to take great photographs for websites, marketing and social media.

The Finishing Touch: Neurotoxins in Esthetic Dentistry

3:45–4:15 p.m.​

Mary K. Shields, DMD, MPH

Understand how your esthetic cases can benefit from the use of neurotoxins.
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Q&A: Panel Discussion

4:15–5:00 p.m.​

Presenters: All Afternoon Speakers

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Hosted Cocktail Party and Dinner at Mesa Manor

5:30–7:30 p.m.​

Join Us!

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

CHOOSE A WORKSHOP FROM EACH SESSION

Earn 3 CE Credits

Includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Build your knowledge with the latest clinical information, tools and techniques in esthetic dentistry. Choose a hands-on workshop from each of the two sessions.

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

Session 1: 8:30–10:00 a.m.

Increasing Productivity with the Digital Workflow: From Diagnosis to Restoration

8:30–10:00 a.m.

Justin Chi, DDS, CDT | Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

Understand the techniques and benefits of the digital workflow.

Photography Workshop

8:30–10:00 a.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS | Mary K. Shields, DMD, MPH

Learn simplified methods for taking intraoral and portrait photographs without expensive equipment.

Placing Lab-Fabricated Provisionals

8:30–10:00 a.m.

Steven Barrett, DDS

Understand the techniques to fit lab-fabricated provisional restorations.

Finishing, Polishing, and Cementing Zirconia and Lithium Silicate Crowns

8:30–10:00 a.m.

Jinny Bender, DMD

Practice a straightforward protocol for adjusting and cementing monolithic ceramic crowns.

Tooth Preparation for Esthetic Restorations: Hands-on Workshop Part 1

8:30–10:00 a.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS | Patricia Swanson, DDS, FACP

Learn simplified protocols for esthetic tooth preparation.

(Note: Please select the Session 2, Part 2, workshop when enrolling in this course.)

Session 2: 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Increasing Productivity with the Digital Workflow: From Diagnosis to Restoration

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m

Justin Chi, DDS, CDT | Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

Understand the techniques and benefits of the digital workflow.

Photography Workshop

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS | Mary K. Shields, DMD, MPH

Learn simplified methods for taking intraoral and portrait photographs without expensive equipment.

Placing Lab-Fabricated Provisionals

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Steven Barrett, DDS

Understand the techniques to fit lab-fabricated provisional restorations.

Finishing, Polishing, and Cementing Zirconia and Lithium Silicate Crowns

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Jinny Bender, DMD

Practice a straightforward protocol for adjusting and cementing monolithic ceramic crowns.

Tooth Preparation for Esthetic Restorations: Hands-on Workshop Part 2

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS | Patricia Swanson, DDS, FACP

Learn simplified protocols for esthetic tooth preparation.

(Note: Please select the Session 1, Part 1, workshop when enrolling in this course.)

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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

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June 23–24, 2023

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Neil Park, DMD

Dr. Neil Park is scientific chair of the Glidewell Symposium and Glidewell’s vice president of clinical affairs. After receiving his DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry, he practiced dentistry for 12 years before beginning his career in the dental implant field. Dr. Park has held top leadership positions at companies such as Nobel Biocare and Henry Schein, and he is recognized for his work in the creation and management of innovative programs designed to bring new technology to private practitioners. He joined Glidewell in 2016, where he oversees clinical research & development, as well as training and education programs in implant, restorative and esthetic dentistry. In addition, he serves as editor-in-chief of Chairside® magazine. He is a Diplomate of the International College of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Jim Glidewell, CDT

Jim Glidewell, CDT

Jim Glidewell is the founder and president of Glidewell, the world’s largest privately owned provider of restorative dental solutions. In 1970, Mr. Glidewell officially opened his lab to the public. Although his company initially started on his kitchen table, Jim applied a unique combination of technical knowledge, business principles, and marketing philosophies to quickly grow Glidewell into the recognized dental industry leader that it is today.

Still driven by his mission to make restorative dentistry affordable to all, Mr. Glidewell employs a diverse team of over 5,000 employees. Joined in his pursuits are certified technicians, engineers, scientists, clinicians and support personnel, who all believe in his mission of advancing high-quality, cost-efficient materials. In addition to his work in driving change in dentistry, he also serves as an advocate for continued education. Glidewell currently supports numerous free education platforms, instructional courses and programs, which assist in providing enhanced knowledge to practicing dentists.

Stephenie Goddard

Stephenie Goddard, M.S.

Glidewell CEO Stephenie Goddard is an executive leader with multidisciplinary experience in organizational development, business strategy, change management, customer experience and digital transformation. She joined Glidewell in 2006 as vice president of human resources, establishing various programs that have served to augment the company’s relentless expansion. In 2019, she established the Guiding Leaders program to empower women dentists throughout the United States in all facets of business and leadership, and the following year she received the Mentor Award from The Lucy Hobbs Project® (Benco Dental Supply Co.; Pittston, Pa.).
Patricia Swanson

Patricia Swanson, DDS, FACP

Dr. Patricia Swanson is the director of predoctoral prosthodontics at the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. She earned her DDS from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, and then earned her certificate in the advanced specialty of prosthodontics from Stony Brook University. Dr. Swanson has performed research in dental cements and implants, and she has a special interest in removable prosthodontics. She maintains a faculty practice in prosthodontics in Stony Brook, New York, and she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.

Steven Barrett

Steven Barrett, DDS

Dr. Steven Barrett earned his DDS from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and shortly after joined the U.S. Navy, where he served for three years. In 1991, he joined Greenberg Dental & Orthodontics, a private group practice now with over 80 locations in Florida. Currently the clinical director and a senior partner with the group, he uses his 30 years of experience practicing restorative dentistry to organize the group’s in-house continuing education program, lecture at dental schools and provide one-on-one mentorships throughout the state.

Chad C. Duplantis

Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

Dr. Chad Duplantis is a graduate of the School of Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has been in private practice since 2000 in the Fort Worth, Texas, area, and has been incorporating CAD/CAM technology into his practice since 2004. Dr. Duplantis lectures and publishes frequently in the field of digital dentistry, with a particular focus on how to transition new technology into the private dental practice.

Justin Chi

Justin Chi, DDS, CDT

Dr. Justin Chi is director of clinical technologies at Glidewell. He joined Glidewell as a clinical research associate in 2015 after earning his DDS from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Chi received his Bachelor of Science degree in dental laboratory technology from the LSU School of Dentistry, and earned his CDT in crown & bridge in 2007.

Dr. Manalili

Taylor Manalili, DDS, DICOI

Dr. Taylor Manalili is director of clinical prosthodontics at Glidewell. In the onsite dental clinic at Glidewell, Dr. Manalili helps to enhance laboratory protocols, conduct clinical research, and perform advanced restorative work — including implant placement, chairside restorations and full-mouth rehabilitations. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Northeastern University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Stony Brook University, where she also obtained an advanced certificate in prosthodontics and digital technologies. Dr. Manalili completed her fellowship and diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She joined the Resnik International Implant Institute as a prosthodontic faculty member and has over ten years of teaching experience in diverse education settings. She graduated Guiding Leaders in 2019.

Paresh B. Patel

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Dr. Paresh Patel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry MaxiCourse® held at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. A clinical instructor who has placed more than 5,000 implants, Dr. Patel has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and has worked extensively as a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for several companies. He also maintains a private practice in Lenoir, Norh Carolina.
Mary Shields

Mary K. Shields, DMD, MPH

Dr. Mary Shields owns a private practice in Louisville, Kentucky, focused on family and cosmetic care. She is an associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, where she provides forensic services ranging from the identification of human remains to legal consultations. Dr. Shields is also in the process of finalizing the requirements for board certification by the American Board of Forensic Odontology. She graduated Guiding Leaders in 2019.

Jinny Bender

Jinny Bender, DMD

Dr. Jinny Bender is a clinical dentist at Glidewell. After earning her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, she practiced general dentistry for 27 years before joining Glidewell in 2022. Dr. Bender is a member of the ADA, CDA and Orange County Dental Society.