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Expand your practice horizons.


Better, faster, more accessible care. That’s the goal that I’ve worked toward for more than 50 years at Glidewell, first as a dental laboratory, then as a materials manufacturer, and today as an education center, research facility, technological innovator and so much more.  Having worked with tens of thousands of dentists over the years, my company has unique insight into the everyday challenges of the practitioner, and we strive to do everything in our power to help dentists solve those issues, grow their practices and treat more patients in need.

The mission of the Glidewell Symposia is to provide focused educational programs to keep dentists informed about the latest techniques, technologies and trends in dentistry — with a level of insight unique to the world’s largest dental lab. Each event offers impactful content and resources with takeaways that you can immediately implement into your practice. I invite you to come join us. I’m certain it’ll be one of your favorite events of the year.

Jim Glidewell, CDT

– Jim Glidewell, CDT
Founder and President, Glidewell

Jim Glidewell, CDT


  • Fast-paced, impactful lectures from industry experts
  • Hands-on workshops that teach immediately implementable skills
  • A community of engaging, collaborative dental practitioners
  • Tours of the world’s largest and most innovative dental laboratory
  • After-hours events hosted by Jim Glidewell

“Glidewell Symposia are always extremely informative with cutting-edge technology that’s relevant to my practice. I highly recommend attending future events!”

Michael Kay, DDS

Irmo, South Carolina

“The presentations are excellent and very much appreciated. They get straight to the point, and there’s something new to learn from each topic presented. Don’t miss the next Glidewell Symposium!”

Thomas Dickson, DDS

Midvale, Utah

“The Glidewell Symposium provides world-class clinical education, a premier location, affordable tuition, and a memorable experience designed to fuel your success for years to come. We hope to see you there!”

Neil Park

Dr. Neil Park

Glidewell Symposium Scientific Chair

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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.
3/1/2024 to 2/29/2028.
Provider ID# 216789