In step with the clinician’s relentless drive to deliver better results for patients, Glidewell is committed to advancing the science of restorative dentistry and the dental laboratory industry. For 50 years, the company has adapted and innovated technologies on a global scale to assist dentists in their efforts to improve the lives of patients. As of January 2020, Glidewell has been issued 41 U.S. patents and 62 worldwide—with an additional 114 patents pending.
Today, Glidewell’s industry-leading Research & Development department is comprised of over 150 individuals dedicated to revolutionizing the products, tools and techniques available to dental professionals. In addition to more than a dozen Ph.D.-credentialed researchers, this experienced team of scientists, chemists, engineers, clinicians, Certified Dental Technicians (CDTs) and Master Dental Technicians (MDTs) is proud to play a role in shaping the future of dental technology.