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James Glidewell

James R. Glidewell is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist best known as the founder and CEO of Glidewell Dental, the world’s largest privately-owned provider of restorative dental solutions. Jim expanded his one-man, kitchen-table operation in 1970 into a multifaceted technology company at the forefront of the oral health industry today.

Employing a diverse team of certified technicians, engineers, scientists, clinicians, and support personnel, Jim continues his lifelong dream of advancing the materials and techniques available to dentists and laboratories, enhancing knowledge through free education platforms, increasing patient access to premium services, and growing the careers of close to 5,000 individuals on his team.



Books by James Glidewell