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Examine the Restorative Aspects of Implants



Attend the Glidewell Symposium for two days of clinical and business education in the restorative phase of implant dentistry. On the first day, experience fast-paced podium presentations, and on the second day, choose from four hands-on workshops and focused lectures, for a total of nine CE hours.

  • Discover cutting-edge clinical techniques for your implant restorations.
  • Acquire new skills for achieving predictable restorative outcomes.
  • Learn the latest restorative techniques and protocols from experts in implant dentistry.
  • Explore the latest clinical and business techniques to excel in restoring implants.
  • Tour the world’s largest and most innovative dental laboratory.

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Friday, October 13, 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

Participate in a full day of fast-paced presentations designed to help take your restorative implant skills to the next level. Using a concise, powerful format, these inspiring and practical presentations will focus on techniques, technologies and procedures that can help you achieve predictable, consistent results in your practice. The curriculum is crafted to help dentists excel in the full range of implant restorations, from single-unit crowns to the full-arch implant prosthesis.

Welcome Remarks

8:30–8:45 a.m.

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

Presenting Treatment Options to Patients

8:45–9:30 a.m.​

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

Understand which restorative options will best serve the needs and wants of your patients.

Restorative Treatment Planning

9:30–10:00 a.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Learn a systematic method for treatment planning successful implant restorations.

Cement- vs. Screw-Retained Implant Restorations

10:30–11:00 a.m.

David G. Hochberg, DDS

Understand the benefits and clinical applications of both restorative options.

Full-Arch Restorations: Acrylic vs. Zirconia

11:00–11:30 a.m.

Jack A. Hahn, DDS

Learn from an implant pioneer’s clinical experiences with two restorative materials.

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Q&A: Panel Discussion

11:30–12:00 p.m.

Presenters: All Morning Speakers

Eugene Lee

The Overdenture Option

2:00–2:30 p.m.

Eugene Lee, DDS

Understand when overdentures are the best option for your patient.

Why Doesn’t My Crown Fit?: A Closer Look at Digital and Conventional Impression Techniques

2:30–3:00 p.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Discover the best practices for making accurate impressions and providing clear instructions for the laboratory.

Preventing Restorative Complications

3:30–4:30 p.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, M.S.

Understand the causes and cures for common restorative complications.

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Q&A: Panel Discussion

4:30–5:00 p.m.​

Presenters: All Afternoon Speakers

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Hosted Cocktail Party and Dinner at Mesa Manor

5:30–7:30 p.m.​

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Saturday, October 14, 2023

8:30–11:30 a.m.


Earn 3 CE Credits

Includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Build your knowledge with the latest clinical information, tools and techniques in implant dentistry. Choose between workshops with hands-on exercises to enhance your understanding of restorative techniques and procedures, or Dr. Randolph Resnik’s comprehensive presentation on achieving optimal occlusion for implant restorations.

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

Digital Impressions: How to Capture an Accurate Implant Scan

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Jinny Bender, DMD | Wilson Schmidt, RDAEF2

In this hands-on session, discover the capabilities of intraoral scanning and techniques for obtaining accurate digital implant impressions.

Introduction to Implant Restorative Procedures

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

This hands-on workshop will review fundamental restorative procedures along with techniques for ensuring a predictable prosthetic outcome.

The Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis from Start to Finish

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Through a series of hands-on exercises, learn how to restore the edentulous arch with a fixed implant prosthesis, from initial impressions to delivery of the final restoration.

Overdenture Restorative Procedures

8:30–11:30 a.m.

David G. Hochberg, DDS

This hands-on session introduces the procedures and protocols for the fabrication of implant overdentures.

Achieving Optimal Occlusion for Implant Restorations

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, M.S.

Discover the key considerations for creating an implant restoration design and occlusal scheme that avoids prosthetic complications.
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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

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.

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.
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.).
Dr. Timothy Kosinski

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Timothy Kosinski graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and received a Master of Science degree in biochemistry from Wayne State University School of Medicine. In addition to serving on the editorial review board of numerous dental journals, Dr. Kosinski has published over 180 articles and contributed to textbooks on the surgical and prosthetic phases of implant dentistry.

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.

David Hochberg

David G. Hochberg, DDS

Dr. David Hochberg graduated from the Emory University School of Dentistry and completed advanced training in the surgical and restorative phases of implant therapy at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) MaxiCourse® held at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. Hochberg operates a general practice in Atlanta that has provided restorative, implant and cosmetic dentistry services for more than 30 years. He has lectured nationally, is the immediate past president of the AAID, and is a former chief editor of the AAID News.

Jack A. Hahn, DDS

Dr. Jack Hahn has been placing and restoring implants for over 50 years, and he developed the original tapered implant design in the 1990s. More recently, he oversaw the design of the Hahn™ Tapered Implant, which was created to streamline treatment and improve results. Dr. Hahn was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in 2015. He lectures to dentists around the world and maintains a private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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.
Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Dr. Randolph Resnik is a leading clinician, educator, researcher, and author in the field of prosthodontics and oral implantology. Dr. Resnik received his dental degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation from dental school, he continued his training at the University of Pittsburgh, receiving a specialty degree in prosthodontics, a surgical fellowship in Oral Implantology, and a master’s degree in oral implantology/radiology. He is currently the director of the Resnik Implant Institute. Dr. Resnik serves on faculty positions at numerous universities, including The University of Pittsburgh (graduate prosthodontics), Temple University (oral implantology and periodontics), and Allegheny General Hospital (oral and maxillofacial surgery). Along with his passion for lecturing and education, Dr. Resnik is also an accomplished author, having published over 200 articles. His recent textbooks, Avoiding Complications in Oral Implantology, 4th Edition of Contemporary Implant Dentistry, and 3rd edition of Dental Implant Prosthetics are bestsellers in the field of implant dentistry. Dr. Resnik currently maintains a private practice in Orlando, Florida.

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.

Wilson Schmidt, RDA


Will Schmidt brings more than 22 years of dental experience, including 20 as a registered and extended functions dental assistant, to his role at Glidewell. He has worked in multiple settings, from private practice and group organizations, to oral surgery in a field trauma center. Prior to the dental industry, Will served as a U.S. Marine, an experience that he credits for honing his fine appreciation for detail.