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



The ScanEdge: Digital Profitability Symposium is a two-day event focused on helping you reap the benefits of incorporating intraoral scanning into your dental practice.

  • Experience fast-paced podium presentations focused on digital impressions and the digital
  • Learn from experts like Drs. Justin Chi and Parag Kachalia to seamlessly integrate this new
    technology into your practice.
  • Gain practical insights and skills necessary for digitally scanning crown preparations, implant
    restorations, sleep appliances, aligners and dentures.
  • Earn eight CE hours.
  • Tour the world’s largest and most innovative dental laboratory.
  • Participate in hands-on workshops.

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Each Paid Tuition Includes 2 Hotel Nights
Accent Boxes



Friday, April 5, 2024

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.


Earn 5 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 provide high quality restorative dentistry in a more efficient and profitable manner.

The curriculum is crafted to provide fresh information for clinicians at any stage of their careers — from dentists just starting out to those with extensive experience.

Welcome Remarks

8:30–8:55 a.m.

Robert Brenneise | Jim Glidewell, CDT

Introduction of Program and Speakers

8:55–9 a.m.

Neil Park, DMD

Demystifying Digital Dentistry

9–10:15 a.m.

Parag Kachalia, DDS

Setting the stage for the day: How scanning can change your practice for the better, help you communicate with patients, and improve efficiency.

Scanning Success Stories

10:15–10:30 a.m.

Robert Brenneise

The Seamless Restorative Workflow

11 a.m.–Noon

Danielle Brown, DDS

Making the transition from impressions to scanning. The key things to know for successful scanning.

Accent Squares

Lunch and Tour

Noon–2 p.m.

Putting it all Together

2–4 p.m.

Justin Chi, DDS, CDT

The next steps: advanced cases and an introduction to in-office milling.

Accent Squares

Q&A: Panel Discussion

4:30–5 p.m.

Presenters: All Morning and Afternoon 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.



Saturday, April 6, 2024

8:15–11:30 a.m.


Earn 3 CE Credits

Includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Build your knowledge with the most updated tools and techniques in digital dentistry.

Sessions: 8:30–11:30 a.m.
(Rotation through Scanning and Milling Stations)

Station 1

Scanning Crown Preparations

Station 2

Scanning for Study Models and Aligners

Station 3

Scanning for Complete and Partial Dentures

Station 4

Scanning for Occlusal and Sleep Appliances

Station 5

Scanning for Implant Restorations

Accent Squares

Lunch with Exhibitors

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Accent Boxes

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.
Provider ID# 216789


APRIL 25–26, 2025

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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.

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.
Parag Kachalia


Dr. Parag Kachalia is the Chief Clinical Officer at the Seattle Study Club. He is a published author and lectures extensively around the world in the areas of adhesive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, photography, CAD/CAM technology, fixed prosthodontics, erosion, digital diagnostics, and an elevated patient experience. Throughout his career, he has maintained a private practice with his wife geared toward restorative dentistry.

Danielle Brown


Dr. Danielle Brown joined Glidewell in 2024 after seven years in private practice, where she focused on esthetic dentistry. She graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in 2016. Dr. Brown served five years on the board of the Western Los Angeles Dental Society and earned the “Top 40 Under 40” award from the National Dental Association in 2023. She has also worked in low-income communities and is currently on the New Dentist Committee, where she champions the integration of technology to enhance careers and streamline daily practices. Dr. Brown graduated Guiding Leaders in 2023.

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.