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Education Corner: Glidewell Doctors on Campuses and at Courses Across the U.S.

Glidewell Expands CE Offerings to University Campuses

Local clinicians as well as periodontal and general practice residents converged at Temple University in April for a workshop led by implant expert Dr. Paresh Patel. The course, which examined full-arch implant solutions, including the BruxZir® Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis, was composed of both lecture and hands-on components.

Dr. Paresh Patel speaks about full-arch implant restorations during a continuing education course at Temple University in April.

For this course’s debut at Temple, one familiar face on campus was alumnus Dr. Neil Park, vice president of clinical affairs at Glidewell Dental. The visit gave Dr. Park an up-close view of the latest developments at his alma mater and provided valuable insights into how Glidewell Dental can increasingly serve university-based programs across the U.S.

Regional AAID Meetings Deliver On-Point Courses

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) offered a full lineup of continuing education (CE) courses during the organization’s 2017 regional meetings. The Northeast and Southern District Meeting, held in Pittsburgh in April, featured Dr. Randolph Resnik at the podium and a workshop by Drs. Jack Hahn and Paresh Patel on restoring fully edentulous cases. In June, Dr. Patel headed to Chicago for the Central and Western Districts Meeting, where he lectured at the main podium and conducted a workshop. The June meeting, for which Glidewell Dental was a platinum sponsor, offered 19 hours of CE and was attended by more than 250 doctors, according to the AAID.

Dr. Randolph Resnik shares a presentation at the podium during the AAID’s Northeast and Southern District Meeting, held in Pittsburgh in April.

Dr. Paresh Patel discusses the use of Hahn™  Tapered Implants (Glidewell Direct; Irvine, Calif.) during a workshop at the AAID’s regional meeting in Chicago in June.

Dr. Choi Shares How to Achieve Big Results with Mini Implants

Two major dental meetings, on opposite coasts, recently hosted Dr. Raymond Choi, a nationally known educator in the field of small-diameter implants. In May, attendees at the CDA Presents convention in Anaheim, California, learned from Dr. Choi during two half-day lectures and two half-day workshops.

In June, Dr. Choi traveled to the Florida Dental Convention to present his workshop to a sold-out crowd. The two-day workshop gave participants the knowledge and skills to become proficient in placing and restoring small-diameter implants.

To secure your spot in an upcoming course led by Dr. Choi, please visit glidewellcecenter.com.

This year, the CDA Presents convention in Anaheim, California, (left) and the Florida Dental Convention (right) have been among the venues to host small-diameter implant courses led by Dr. Raymond Choi.

Guided Surgery Program Debuts at Glidewell International Technology Center

Practical clinical training in the implementation of digitally guided implant surgery is now available at the Glidewell International Technology Center. At the helm of this new, recurring course is Dr. Siamak Abai, director of clinical research & development for the Implant division of Glidewell Dental. His curriculum incorporates every aspect of digital treatment planning, along with crucial hands-on exercises for attendees.

Dr. Siamak Abai is the presenter for a new guided surgery course at the Glidewell International Technology Center in Irvine, California.

Learn more about the course and register at glidewellcecenter.com.

Chairside Magazine: Volume 12, Issue 2

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