Brinker, Shannon Pace

2023 CE Leaders

Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, is an international speaker, a published author, and a practicing dental assistant in Virginia Beach, Va. She has taught over 60,000 dental assistants in the United States and Canada. She has taught at the Nash Institute, Dawson Academy, and Spear Education, instructing through lectures and hands-on programs. She has written over 300 articles regarding clinical application and has a current column in Dental Product Reports for the team evaluation of dental products and materials. She has created CE In A Box, which combines live virtual learning modules with equipment and materials. Mrs. Brinker is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and was the first auxiliary to sit on the AACD Board of Directors and was awarded the Rising Star Award. She has been recognized as one of Dentistry Today‘s Leaders in Continuing Education for the last 10 years and as one of Dental Products Report‘s 25 most influential women in dentistry. She has also received the Lucy Hobbs Award, Sunstar Butler achievement award, and Dr. Bicuspid’s Dental Assistant Educator of the year award. She is the owner of the first online dental assisting training academy, Chairside Assisting with Shannon Pace Brinker.

Lecture Topics:
Invisalign Fundamentals

Creating a Digital Workflow

Aligner Therapy

Digital Photography


Aesthetic Provisionals

Direct Bonding

Dental Assisting



Digital Workflow

Dental Supplies and Inventory

2023 Lecture Highlights:
Feb 23-25: Chicago Dental Society 158th Midwinter Meeting; Chicago, Ill

Apr 27-29: Star of the North; Saint Paul, Minn

Jun 29-Jul 1: Florida Dental Meeting; Orlando, Fla

Sep 21-23: Dentsply Sirona World; Las Vegas, Nev


 Street :309 26th St., A

 City :Virginia Beach

 State :VA

 Postcode :23451

 Country :US


 Telephone :(757) 285-9477

 Website :http://chairsideassisting.com