Meet the Shaw Dental Labs Team

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Mr. Paul Mitchell RDT, CDT


Meet Paul Mitchell – Registered Dental Technician (RDT), Certified Dental Technician (CDT), and Owner & President of Shaw Dental Labs. Paul started his career at Shaw in 1985 under the guidance of a German Master Technician.

Paul has committed a lifetime in pursuing excellence in the field of dental technology. He attends courses and clinics, including LVI, to keep abreast of current innovations in the industry.

Paul has been marred to Ronda for 25 years and has 3 boys. He loves the outdoors, including hiking, running, biking, and surfing.


“I want to express my sincere thanks to you for all the fine work you provided. You helped to make my practise in dentistry fun, exciting and certainly a success. I’ve enjoyed every day of the 40 years!”

Dr. Dave Catherall

“Paul and his lab have been exemplary in their work… The biggest consideration is that I have very little I need to do to fit the dental lab work that comes back to us… I am happy to be a reference for Paul and would be happy to talk to you directly about his and his labs’ work.”

Dr. Robert Armstrong

“Paul’s company, Shaw Labs, is dedicated to quality and consistency and I never have to lose sleep over any case I have sent…”

Dr. Jeff Dolinsky
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Eniko Oprea DT


Eniko has been a part of the Shaw team for more than 25 years.  During these years, she has mastered the art of dental ceramics.  She has taken multiple courses, including the ceramic course at LVI Global.

She welcomes patients for shade taking and custom shades with friendliness and professionalism.  She has an extraordinary eye for colour matching.

Eniko lives in Calgary and is happily married with a beautiful daughter.

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Hal Hamilton RDT


Shaw is partnering with Hal Hamilton to provide over-denture solutions.

Hal Hamilton is a RDT who has 30 years’ dental lab experience. Hal has worked closely with Dentists, Prosthodontists, Denturists, Periodontists, and Oral Surgeons to provide over-denture solutions and has over 25 years’ experience working on screw-retained hybrid solutions.

Hal has been the technical advisor for study groups with companies such as Nobel Biocare, Astra and Straumann, where he has developed and taught time saving techniques for clinicians using Conus, A04 and Pro Arch.  He has also played a major role in helping to professionalize the Dental Technicians industry by serving as President on the Dental Technicians Association of BC. Hal Hamilton looks forward to serving you and your patients!

Here’s what his colleagues have to say about him:

“Hal is very knowledgeable in all areas of Prosthodontics including implant prostheses of all types. A great guy to work with.”

Dr. Ronald Shupe, Prosthodontist

“I have worked with Hal for 10 years. He has been a customer, friend and mentor. His knowledge, passion and commitment to providing a high quality restoration that is functional, esthetic and predictable is second to none. He is an expert that would be a value to any dental practice.”

Josh Gibson, Nobel Procera Specialist

“Hal is one of the most creative dental laboratory technicians I have worked with. We have solved very complicated dental implant problems for many patients. He operates as an extension of my team. He cares about the patients as much as he cares about the quality of the prosthetics he builds. Hal is one of the best!”

Dr. Bradley Bishop, Prosthodontist

“It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Hal. His knowledge, passion and technical ability has delivered excellent results time and time again.”

With over 75 years of combined technical experience, Shaw Dental Labs has gained a loyal customer base by exceeding expectations and providing our clients with consistent, aesthetic restorations. With our depth of technical expertise, we are happy to assist you with any questions or concerns in regards to case planning and product selection.

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Helping Dentists in Calgary, Kelowna and throughout Western Canada