About Glidewell Clinical Education

Inspired by a passion for improving lives through oral health, Glidewell Clinical Education 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.

To improve the state of dental health and quality of care through accessible education and training.

  • 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.

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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.


Academy of General Dentistry Approved PACE Program Provider

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


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. Get more local information.

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. Get more local information.



Glidewell Clinical Education: Training Center Locations

Irvine, California

18551 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612

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


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Local Hotel Offers

0.8 miles from the training center

4500 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 476-2001

  • Click to Book a Reservation
  • Complimentary valet parking; free Wi-Fi
  • Courtesy transportation to and from the airport and the training center, based on availability

0.8 miles from the training center

17941 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 471-1255

  • Click to Book a Reservation
    Mention “Glidewell”
  • Standard single $165; double $165
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast daily for one (1)
  • Free shuttle to and from the airport and the training center
  • Free parking and Wi-Fi

0.8 miles from the training center

4545 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 833-0570

  • Click to Book a Reservation
    Use corporate code #0100832 or mention “Glidewell”
  • Complimentary valet parking; free Wi-Fi
  • Free courtesy transportation to and from the airport and the training center

0.8 miles from the training center

2192 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 748-1060

  • Call reservation desk: (800) 426-7866
    Request the Glidewell rate
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    Glidewell rates will auto-populate
  • Corporate rate: $159
  • Complimentary valet parking; free Wi-Fi
  • Courtesy transportation to and from the airport and the training center

2.2 miles from the training center

325 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(800) 322-9992

  • Click to Book a Reservation
    Click on “Update Guests and Rooms” and the Glidewell rates will auto-populate
    Use corporate code #517 or mention “Glidewell”
  • Corporate rate: $139 deluxe room and $159 junior suite
  • Free shuttle available to and from the airport and the training center

Air Travel Options

John Wayne Airport
Located 1 mile from the training center
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Long Beach Airport
Located approximately 23 miles from the training center
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Los Angeles International Airport
Located approximately 42 miles from the training center
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Public Transportation

OC Yellow Cab
(949) 830-3630

Yellow Cab of Greater Orange County
(714) 999-9999


Louisville, Kentucky

3841 Business Park Drive
Louisville, KY 40213

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


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Local Hotel Offers

3.9 miles from the training center

820 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
(502) 361-9009
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4.7 miles from the training center

830 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
(502) 367-2251
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7.5 miles from the training center

335 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 583-1234
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8 miles from the training center

500 Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 585-3200
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8 miles from the training center

501 S. Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 813-3800
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Air Travel Options

Louisville International Airport
Located 4 miles from the training center
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Public Transportation

Yellow Cab Louisville
(502) 636-5511

CANCELLATION POLICY
All cancellation requests must be in writing either by email at clinicaleducation@glidewelldental.com or by telephone at 866-791-9539. Full refund of the course fee will be granted for cancellation requests postmarked seven (7) days or more prior to the scheduled course date. Glidewell Clinical Education 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 Glidewell Clinical Education may deem necessary or advisable. Should Glidewell Clinical Education cancel a course, Glidewell Clinical Education's liability is limited to a full refund of the course fee.

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  • Grafting and Suturing: Foundation Skills for Socket Preservation and Implant Site Preparation

    70-1148-GIT1061
    Nov. 4, 2021 (online)
    March 31, 2022 (online)
    July 28, 2022 (online)
    Oct. 27, 2022 (Online)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Taylor Manalili, DDS, FICOI The skills required for successful grafting and optimal wound closure can be difficult to master and require practicing the proper techniques. This course...
  • The Perfect Crown: Finishing, Polishing and Cementing Monolithic Zirconia Crowns

    70-1148-GIT0955
    December 9, 2021 (online)
    April 28, 2022 (online)
    August 25, 2022 (online)
    November 10, 2022 (online)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Justin Chi, DDS, CDT This course will address the steps required for smooth and efficient delivery of monolithic zirconia restorations that will delight patients. Learn and practice the...
  • Incorporating Guided Implant Placement Into Your Practice

    70-1148-GIT1125
    May 20, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Aug. 26, 2022 (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...
  • The Restoration of Dental Implants: A Comprehensive Review of Materials and Techniques

    70-1148-GIT0946
    Oct. 22-23, 2021 (Irvine, CA)
    June 3-4, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Oct. 21-22, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Taylor Manalili, DDS, FICOI This course is designed to enhance participants’ confidence when restoring implants, whether working with single units, short- and long-span bridges, or full-arch prostheses....
  • Making Implants a Profitable Part of Your Practice: Simplified Techniques for Success

    70-1148-GIT1113
    August 12-13, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    October 7-8, 2022 (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...
  • Full-Arch Implant Solutions from Overdentures to Fixed Ceramics

    70-1148-GIT0966
    Dec. 3–4, 2021 (Irvine, CA)
    April 1–2, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Sept. 16–17, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Taylor Manalili, DDS, FICOI This course will take an in-depth look at the latest full-arch implant solutions, from overdentures to monolithic zirconia fixed implant prostheses. Dr. Manalili...
  • The Emergency Implant: Immediate Implant Placement in Extraction Sockets – Safe, Simple and Predictable

    70-1148-GIT0979
    Oct. 29, 2021 (Irvine, CA)
    July 22, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Oct. 14, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    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,...
  • Mastering Mini Dental Implants

    70-1148-GIT1157
    June 10-11, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Sept. 23-24, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Raymond Choi, DDS This surgical hands-on course will provide comprehensive training in removable and fixed mini implant dentistry for any dentist who wants to incorporate mini implants...
  • Surgical Placement of Dental Implants: A Restorative-Driven Approach

    70-1148-GIT1105
    April 22-23, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    June 10-11, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Oct. 28-29, 2022 (Lansing, MI)
    Dec. 2-3, 2022 (Elizabeth, NJ)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS 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...
  • Hard Tissue Grafting: Hands-On Pig Jaw Course

    70-1148-GIT0950
    Dec. 10-11, 2021 (Louisville, KY)
    May 20-21, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Oct. 21-22, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI This fast-paced course will cover everything from the basics of grafting materials to the surgical procedures proven effective for sinus elevations, ridge augmentation...
  • Effective and Practical Implant Overdentures

    70-1148-GIT0987
    Nov. 12-13, 2021 (Irvine, CA)
    July 15-16, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Nov. 11-12, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Raymond Choi, DDS As the largest segment of our population ages, the demand for implant overdentures is expected to grow rapidly and significantly. This course will review...
  • Placing and Restoring the Single-Unit Implant

    70-1148-GIT1099
    February 11–12, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    September 16–17, 2022 (Elizabeth, NJ)
    November 4–5, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Paresh B. Patel, DDS This hands-on course will provide a complete, step-by-step protocol for the surgical placement and restoration of single-unit implants. Day one will address requirements...
  • Esthetic Transformations: Advanced Techniques with Crowns, Bridges and Veneers

    70-1148-GIT1139
    April 8–9, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    August 19–20, 2022 (Elizabeth, NJ)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Paresh B. Patel, DDS The ability to provide your patients with restorations that meet their esthetic demands is critical to the success of your practice. This course...
  • Dental Sleep Medicine: Treating Patients with Sleep-Related Disordered Breathing

    70-1148-GIT1143
    July 15-16, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
    Aug. 5-6, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
    Nov. 11-12, 2022 (Elizabeth, NY)
    Course Synopsis Presenter: Jamison Spencer, DMD, M.S. Dentists play a critical role in treating patients with potentially serious sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea, upper airway resistance syndrome and snoring....
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