Course Synopsis

Presenter: Ben Miraglia, DDS and Jinny Bender, DMD

Learn the steps required to introduce aligner therapy into your practice, from patient acceptance to treatment planning and maintenance. Review diagnostic techniques and clinical protocols essential for effectively implementing aligner therapy. In addition, you will learn the benefits of same-day dentistry by incorporating CAD/CAM technology into your practice workflow and understanding material selection based on clinical case studies.

Learning Objectives

Part 1: Aligner Therapy

  • Understand the value of aligner therapy in general practice.
  • Comprehend workflow and practice implementation of aligner therapy.
  • Apply patient selection protocols and screening for aligner therapy. 

Part 2: Introduction to CAD/CAM Dentistry

  • Review the benefits of a digital workflow. 
  • Understand CAD/CAM workflow and implementation.
  • Learn material choices based on their indications.
  • Understand how to efficiently produce quality restorations in a single visit.
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. 
3/1/2024 to 2/29/2028. 
Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


      Glidewell Continuing Education Center
      2201 Dupont Drive
      Irvine, CA 92612


      Jul. 13, 2024
      Aug. 10, 2024


      7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. PST


      $495 per Doctor/Staff Member

      Available CE:

      7 Hours



      Ben Miraglia

      Ben Miraglia, DDS

      Dr. Miraglia has been practicing dentistry in Mt. Kisco, NY, for 30 years, including 20 years of early jaw growth and development for kids. He is widely recognized for his lectures and continuing education courses focusing on clear aligner therapy and craniofacial growth and development related to sleep-disordered breathing.

      Jinny Bender

      Jinny Bender, DMD

      Dr. Jinny Bender is a clinical dentist at Glidewell. She joined Glidewell in 2022 after practicing general dentistry for 27 years, first as a private practice associate dentist and then as a managing dentist for a large DSO. She earned her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to dental school, she attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she earned a degree in Biological Sciences. Dr. Bender treats patients at Glidewell’s onsite clinic and lectures nationally on dental materials and technology.

      Product Code: 70-1148-GIT1622

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