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IMPLANTS:
THE SURGICAL PHASE

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 nine 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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“The implant symposium had great content, with amazing speakers sharing insights on the latest advancements in clinical dentistry and how to put them to use in your practice. The tour of the Glidewell campus was an incredible experience. It was mind-blowing to see how much digital technology is transforming the dental field.”

Leif Löberg, DDS

Laguna Hills, California

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DAY

1

Friday, March 24, 2023

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.

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

Developing a Surgical Treatment Plan

8:45–9:30 a.m.​

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

Learn how to evaluate patients to determine the optimal approach to implant surgery.

Site Preparation: Ensuring Adequate Hard and Soft Tissue

9:30–10:30 a.m.​

Keynote Speaker: Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, M.S.

Bone grafting is essential to a predictable outcome in a majority of implant cases. Understand the full range of grafting procedures, from socket regeneration to ridge augmentation.

Freehand vs. Guided Surgery

11:00–11:30 a.m.​

Taylor Manalili, DDS

Learn how to determine the best method for implant placement based on the specifics of each case.

Immediate Implant Placement

11:30–12:00 p.m.

Jack A. Hahn, DDS

Understand the indications for immediate implant placement after tooth extraction.
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Q&A: Panel Discussion

12:00–12:30 p.m.​

Presenters: All Morning Speakers

Getting Patients to Say Yes

2:15–2:45 p.m.​

Roger P. Levin, DDS

Learn effective communication strategies to help patients choose the treatment they want.

Surgical Considerations for Overdentures

2:45–3:15 p.m.​

Raymond Choi, DDS, M.S.

Understand overdenture options, including the number and position of implants and types of attachments.

Guided Surgery and Immediate Provisionalization in the Full Arch

3:45–4:30 p.m.​

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Discover the guided surgical approach to full-arch implant placement and immediate provisionalization.
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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, March 25, 2023

8:30–11:30 a.m.

CHOOSE A WORKSHOP OR LECTURE

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 surgical skills, or Dr. Randolph Resnik’s comprehensive presentation on the sinus grafting procedure.

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

Socket Preservation

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

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

Guided Surgery from Start to Finish

SOLD OUT

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Taylor Manalili, DDS

This hands-on workshop will provide a complete overview of guided surgery, from patient diagnosis to implant placement.

Full-Arch Guided Surgery and Immediate Provisionalization

SOLD OUT

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

This session covers full-arch implant treatment with the use of bone- and tissue-supported surgical guides through hands-on exercises, including the delivery of an immediate provisional.

Should Mini-Implants Have a Place in your Implant Practice?

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Raymond Choi, DDS, M.S.

In this hands-on workshop, learn a restorative-driven approach to placing small-diameter implants to support an overdenture in as little as one appointment.

Sinus Grafting

8:30–11:30 a.m.

Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, M.S.

Gain a complete understanding of the tools, techniques and materials needed to predictably perform the sinus grafting procedure.
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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

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.).
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.

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.

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.

Roger P. Levin, DDS

Roger P. Levin, DDS

Dr. Roger Levin is the CEO of Levin Group, Inc., a leading dental management consulting firm. Founded in 1985, Levin Group has worked with more than 30,000 dental practices. Dr. Levin is one of the most sought-after speakers in dentistry and is a leading authority on dental practice success and sustainable growth. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and has authored 65 books and more than 4,000 articles on dental practice management and marketing.

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.