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SPRING IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM

Attend the Glidewell Symposium for two days of clinical and business education in implant dentistry.

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WHY ATTEND

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

  • Discover cutting-edge clinical techniques for your implant cases.
  • Acquire new surgical skills to treat more patients in your practice.
  • Gain insights from experts in implant dentistry.
  • Explore the latest clinical and business techniques to excel in implant surgery.
  • Tour the world’s largest and most innovative dental laboratory.

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Each Paid Tuition Includes 2 Hotel Nights
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DAY

1

Friday, June 7, 2024

8:30 a.m.–5 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 take your surgical implant skills to the next level. Using a concise, powerful format, these inspiring and practical presentations will focus on the surgical phase of implant dentistry. The curriculum is crafted to provide fresh information for clinicians at any stage of their careers — from dentists just starting out placing implants to those experienced in implant surgery.

Welcome Remarks

8:30–8:45 a.m.

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

Socket Grafting

8:45–9:30 a.m.​

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

Understand the full breadth of socket classifications, as well as the materials and methods needed to graft them.

Implant Site Development: A Practical Approach

9:30–10:15 a.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Learn the basic principles of developing a site for implant placement, including recognition and treatment of potential defects.

Digitally Guided Implant Surgery

10:45–11:15 a.m.

Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI

Get an overview of the benefits, indications, and lab processes for digital treatment planning and guided implant surgery.

Implant Provisionals

11:15–11:45 a.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Develop an understanding for implant provisional options, from single tooth, to multi-unit, to the full arch.
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Q&A: Panel Discussion

11:45–12:15 p.m.

Presenters: All Morning Speakers

The Business of Implant Dentistry

2–2:45 p.m.

Angela M. Pickett, RDH, M.S. | David G. Hochberg, DDS

Hear why implants should be an everyday part of your practice, as well as the key systems for implant success and strategies for high case acceptance.

Full Arch Fixed

2:45–3:30 p.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Learn the complete process for a full-arch restoration, from treatment planning, to surgical procedure, to final restoration.

Overdentures

4–4:45 p.m.

Raymond Choi, DDS, M.S.

Understand the surgical and restorative options involved in treating patients with overdentures.

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Q&A: Panel Discussion

4:45–5:15 p.m.

Presenters: All Morning Speakers

Hosted Cocktail Party and Dinner at Mesa Manor

5:30–7:30 p.m.​

Join us at the home of Jim and Parvina Glidewell for dinner and cocktails.

DAY

2

Saturday, June 8, 2024

8:15 a.m.–5 p.m.

ATTEND A WORKSHOP FROM EACH SESSION

Earn 6 CE Credits

Includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.

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

Welcome Remarks

8:15–8:30 a.m.

Neil Park, DMD | Robert Brenneise

Keynote Lecture

8:30–10 a.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Session 1: 10:30–1:45 P.m.
(Lunch Provided at 11:45 A.M.)

Techniques for Suturing and Socket Preservation

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

In this hands-on session, learn the principles of socket regeneration, including bone grafting and suturing techniques.

Overdentures: Surgical and Restorative Procedures

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Raymond Choi, DDS, M.S.

Get hands-on experience in the surgical and restorative procedures necessary for placing overdentures, from implant placement to final pickup.

Introduction to Freehand and Guided Implant Surgery

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI | David G. Hochberg, DDS

Learn the foundational principles and skills for performing both freehand and guided implant surgery.

Preventing Complications

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Understand the key issues that will help you prevent and avoid complications in implant surgery and restoration.

Implant Practice Management Workshop

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Angela M. Pickett, RDH, M.S.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the systems and strategies that will lead to success in your implant practice.

Full-Arch Guided Surgery

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Learn how to use multi-level surgical guides to perform guided bone reduction and implant placement in just one appointment.

The Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis from Start to Finish

10:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Get a complete look at the full-arch implant prosthesis restoration process, as well as hands-on practice from start to finish of the procedure.

Session 2: 2:15–4:30 p.m.

Techniques for Suturing and Socket Preservation

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

In this hands-on session, learn the principles of socket regeneration, including bone grafting and suturing techniques.

Overdentures: Surgical and Restorative Procedures

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Raymond Choi, DDS, M.S.

Get hands-on experience in the surgical and restorative procedures necessary for placing overdentures, from implant placement to final pickup.

Introduction to Freehand and Guided Implant Surgery

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI | David G. Hochberg, DDS

Learn the foundational principles and skills for performing both freehand and guided implant surgery.

Preventing Complications

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Understand the key issues that will help you prevent and avoid complications in implant surgery and restoration.

Implant Practice Management Workshop

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Angela M. Pickett, RDH, M.S.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the systems and strategies that will lead to success in your implant practice.

Full-Arch Guided Surgery

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Learn how to use multi-level surgical guides to perform guided bone reduction and implant placement in just one appointment.

The Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis from Start to Finish

2:15–4:30 p.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Get a complete look at the full-arch implant prosthesis restoration process, as well as hands-on practice from start to finish of the procedure.

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Happy Hour

4:30–5 p.m.

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Glidewell Education Center
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement.
3/1/2024 to 2/29/2028.
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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.

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.

Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Charles Schlesinger is a dental implant educator and clinician who has been lecturing internationally throughout the United States, Canada, China, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom for over 15 years. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1996. After graduation, he completed a general practice residency at the San Diego VA Medical Center, and then went on to become the chief resident at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. During his time in Los Angeles, he completed extensive training in oral surgery, implantology and advanced restorative treatment. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Additionally, he continues to provide comprehensive implant care to patients in a private practice setting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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.

ANGELA M. PICKETT, RDH, M.S.

Angela Pickett is an executive vice president for Levin Group. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Maryland, and then became the hygiene department manager of the Advanced General Dentistry Clinic there. She holds a master’s degree in administrative science, with a concentration in management, from Johns Hopkins University. Angela joined Levin Group in 1994 and has been speaking and consulting with dentists for over 35 years, 27 of which have been spent working directly with Dr. Roger Levin and Levin Group clients.

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.
Dr. Manalili

Taylor Manalili, DDS

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.

Raymond Choi, DDS, M.S.

Dr. Raymond Choi holds a DDS and a master’s degree in geriatric dentistry from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC where he is currently serving as an adjunct assistant professor. He has extensive experience in both surgical and restorative aspects of implant overdentures and has been teaching implants for over 20 years.

Rob Brenneise

Rob brenneise

Robert Brenneise is the Chief Growth Officer at Glidewell. He has more than 25 years of experience in the implementation and development of sales strategy for some of the most well-known brands in the dental industry. His new initiatives at the company include leading its approach to elevating same-day dentistry through the glidewell.io™ In-Office Solution.