About the Glidewell International Technology Center

Inspired by a passion for improving lives through oral health, the Glidewell International Technology Center provides contemporary, continuing education for dental professionals. Programs cover all aspects of modern implant and restorative dentistry, with hands-on courses and in-depth lectures carefully crafted to help you become more confident and successful in your practice.

Curriculum is designed to bring more affordable, effective and innovative methods of treatment to doctors, to help rebuild smiles and enhance the quality of lives for patients in need.

Established in 2011, the flagship, West Coast facility is a state-of-the-art training, education and demonstration center. Conveniently located just five minutes from John Wayne Airport at the Glidewell Dental campus in Irvine, California, the center houses a fully functional operatory and surgical suite equipped with a PreXion 3D CBCT scanner and offers live video demonstrations to a 40-seat classroom auditorium. Utilizing the latest in laboratory technology, the faculty provides an array of continuing education programs from a focused restorative perspective.

Established in 2018, the brand-new, state-of-the-art training, education and demonstration center based in Louisville, Kentucky, offers courses on all aspects of dentistry, including surgical dental implant placement, prosthetic rehabilitation, dental sleep medicine, and more. Conveniently located just six minutes from Louisville International Airport and 13 minutes from downtown Louisville, this world-class center houses a cutting-edge, 40-seat classroom auditorium and provides quality continuing education for dental professionals in Midwest and East Coast areas.

The Glidewell International Technology Center is dedicated to providing contemporary, technology-focused continuing dental education. We endeavor to provide relevant comprehensive programs that cover all aspects of modern implant and restorative dentistry and assist in elevating the standard of care within the dental industry.

  • To provide dental professionals with impactful, value-added dental education.
  • To assist dental professionals with increasing personal success and satisfaction by enhancing their clinical knowledge.
  • To provide continuing education programs that disseminate new information on technology for practicial application by the dental professional.


Glidewell Education Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada/cerp.

Academy of General Dentistry Approved PACE Program Provider

Glidewell Education Center is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 3/1/2015 to 2/28/2021. Provider ID# 216789.

More Information About Glidewell International Technology Center

Contact Us

Phone: (866) 791-9539
Fax: (949) 724-1740
Email: gitc@glidewelldental.com

Local Hotel Offers

  • Standard Single $156; Double $176
  • Executive Single $176; Double $196
  • Mention Glidewell Labs
  • 0.8 miles from Technology Center
  • 17941 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92614
  • (949) 863-1999
  • Shuttle to and from the Airport and the Technology Center
  • *Free Parking and Wi-Fi
  • Corporate Rate $179 Sunday-Thursday; $139 Friday and Saturday
  • Mention Glidewell Laboratories Business Travel Rate
  • Email Reservations:
  • 0.71 miles from Technology Center
  • 4500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • (949) 476-2001
  • Complimentary Valet Parking and High Speed Wireless Internet
  • Courtesy transportation to and from the Airport and the Technology Center based on availability
  • Corporate Rate $159
  • Corporate Number 21281 - Mention Glidewell Labs
  • 1.48 miles from Technology Center
  • 4545 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • (949) 833-0570
  • Complimentary Executive Breakfast
  • Shuttle to and from the Airport and the Technology Center
  • Corporate Rate $219 Sunday-Wednesday; $169 Thursday-Saturday
  • Mention Glidewell Labs
  • 2.3 miles from Technology Center
  • 500 Bayview Circle, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • (949) 854-4500
  • Corporate Rate $139 Deluxe Room; $159 Junior Suite
  • Corporate Number 517GLI - Mention Glidewell Labs
  • 2.31 miles from Technology Center
  • 325 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • (714) 549-0300
  • Shuttle to and from the Airport and the Technology Center

Air Travel Options

John Wayne Airport
Located 1 mile from the Technology Center.

Long Beach Airport
Located approximately 23 miles from the Technology Center.

LAX Airport
Located approximately 42 miles from the Technology Center.

Map Icon


18551 Von Karman Ave., Suite 201
Irvine, CA 92612

Download Driving Map (PDF)

All cancellation requests must be in writing and faxed to 949-724-1740. Full refund of the course fee will be granted for cancellation requests postmarked seven (7) days or more prior to the scheduled course date. Fifty percent of the course fee will be refunded for cancellation requests received less than seven (7) days prior to the scheduled course date. The Glidewell International Technology Center reserves the right to cancel any course, limit enrollment, modify the announced content, or change the location, time, date, and faculty of any course, as the Glidewell International Technology Center may deem necessary or advisable. Should the Glidewell International Technology Center cancel a course, the Glidewell International Technology Center's liability is limited to a full refund of the course fee.

  • Enhancing Restorative Dentistry with Digital Tools with Dr. Chad Duplantis

    February 15, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    August 23, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    October 11, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    November 22, 2019 (Dallas, TX)
    December 6, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Dr. Chad Duplantis In this course, Dr. Duplantis explores the latest in digital technology and demonstrates how simple adjustments in the dental practice can help participants produce...
  • Esthetic Dentistry: A Comprehensive Review with Dr. Christopher Pescatore

    March 8, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    April 5, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    August 16, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    September 20, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Christopher Pescatore, D.M.D This course will deal with numerous aspects of comprehensive restorative aesthetic dentistry and efficient patient care in today’s dental practice. We will discuss how...
  • Full-Arch Implant Solutions from Overdentures to Fixed Ceramics

    April 5 - 6, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    July 26 - 27, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    September 27- 28, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    November 22 - 23, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Paresh B. Patel, DDS This course takes an in-depth look at the latest full-arch implant solutions, from overdentures to monolithic zirconia fixed implant prostheses. Dr. Patel explores...
  • Implant Restorative Techniques

    December 14, 2018 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI Implantology is a restoratively driven surgical procedure. This one-day course will guide participants through the ins and outs of implant restorations. By having...
  • Incorporating Dental Sleep Medicine Into Your Practice

    February 22 - 23, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    June 14 - 15, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    September 13 - 14, 2019 (Atlanta, GA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Haley, D.M.D. Dental Sleep Medicine is not impossible, it’s achievable. Sleep disorders are recognized as a significant health issue in the United States. Now more...
  • Incorporating Guided Implant Placement into Your Practice

    March 29, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    July 12, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    September 20, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    November 15, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Paresh B Patel, DDS Increase patient satisfaction with an efficient, predictable treatment process that minimizes discomfort while maximizing the esthetic and functional outcome. Course participants will learn...
  • Intermediate Dental Sleep Medicine

    March 22 - 23, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    July 19 - 20, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    October 4 - 5, 2019 (Austin, TX)
    December 13 - 14, 2019 (Orlando, FL)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: John Tucker, DMD, DABDSM, DICOI In this two-day course, Dr. Tucker will cover the latest clinical and technological information in dental sleep medicine. Attendees will also participate...
  • Making Implants a Profitable Part of Your Practice: Simplified Techniques for Success

    April 26 - 27, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    August 23 - 24, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    October 18 - 19, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI This course is specifically aimed at the doctor who has taken courses before, but still has hurdles to overcome to make implant placement...
  • Practical and Profitable Mini Implants and Implant Overdentures

    February 1 - 2, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    March 15 - 16, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    May 10 - 11, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    July 26 - 27, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    September 27 - 28, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Raymond Choi, DDS As the demand for implant overdentures grows, it is more important than ever for general dentists to become proficient in complete denture concepts and...
  • Six Steps to Regaining a Fee-for-Service Practice

    March 15, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    May 10, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Steven Rasner, DMD, MAGD This course will provide a pragmatic route for clinicians looking to break away from third-party carriers and regain an independent practice. Participants will...
  • Surgical Placement of Dental Implants: A Restorative-Driven Approach

    February 15 - 16, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    June 21 - 22, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    September 6 - 7, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    November 1 - 2, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD This course will demonstrate practical step-by-step protocol in ideal dental implant surgical placement and various designs and treatment plans for prosthetic reconstruction....
  • The Emergency Implant: Immediate Implant Placement in Extraction Sockets – Safe, Simple and Predictable

    January 25, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    April 12, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
    October 4, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Jack Hahn, DDS It is an all-too-frequent occurrence in the busy dental practice: A patient arrives with a fractured or non-restorable tooth in the esthetic zone. Often,...
Just added to your wishlist:
My Wishlist
You've just added this product to the cart:
Go to cart page