Brinker, Shannon Pace

2022 CE Leaders

Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, is a national and international speaker and published author of over 300 articles for various publications. She has been a practicing dental assistant for over 25 years and works for Dr. Robert Korman in Virginia Beach, Va. She has taught over 2,000 classes on dental assisting techniques and over 60,000 dental assistants over the last 6 years alone. She has taught at the Nash Institute, Dawson Academy, and Spear Education, instructing through both lectures and hands-on programs. She has written over 300 articles in regard to clinical application and has a current column in Dental Product Reports for the team evaluation of dental products and materials. She has her own publication for dental assistants, with a partnership from Schein Dental, called “Side by Side.” She started the first online academy for dental assistants, the the ACA campus, where dentists can get quality training for their assistants to learn every area of clinical dentistry. Dr. 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. Shannon has also 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, the Academy of Chairside Assisting, as well.

Lecture Topics:

Invisalign Fundamentals

Creating a Digital Workflow

Excellence in Aligner Therapy

Digital Photography


Aesthetic Provisionals

Direct Bonding

Chairside Assisting


2022 Lecture Highlights:
Feb 4-5: West Coast District Dental Association Annual Meeting; Tampa, Fla

Feb 26-28: Chicago Dental Society 157th Midwinter Meeting; Chicago, Ill

Apr 7-9: Oregon Dental Convention; Portland, Ore

Jun 24-25: Florida Dental Convention; Orlando, Fla


 Street : 309 A 26th Street

 City :Virginia Beach

 State :VA

 Postcode :23451

 Country :US


 Telephone :(757) 285-9477

 Website :http://chairsideassisting.com