Dental Technology Education Opportunities

Looking for Accredited Dental Continuing Education courses?

The Shaw Dental Labs Training Centre is dedicated to being a resource for our doctors. We support the dental community through continuing education courses. We work with local and national reps to bring dentists relevant and innovative information.


Upcoming Courses


Check back for our upcoming CE Courses! Got a question or request? Email [email protected]


Courses We’ve Hosted

Practice Planning for Your Financial Future

Dental Transition Planning & Preparation

A private seminar featuring Avail dental exit advisory services

Evidence-Based Shade Accuracy

Breaking Out of the Pattern for Better Restorative Accuracy

A private seminar providing 2 CE credit hours for dentists and dental assistants with speaker Ken Parker, Senior Technical Sales Representative, Vident Canada.

Shade taking is a critical skill required for the creation of a perfect crown. While fit and function are important, they are only half of the formula for a patient’s happiness with their new smile.

There are many tips and techniques that can improve your shade taking skills. Learn how tools used, the local environment, and even our own eyes can affect the accuracy of your shade taking.

This seminar summarizes the A to Z of shade taking. It also updates you with the newest of tools and digital shade taking. We will simplify the use of the newer 3D-Master® shade guide which baffles as many as 90% of staff and DDs.

  • Simplify shade taking and demonstrating the ideal conditions and steps to taking accurate shades repeatedly and scientifically
  • Providing the rationale to take shade in specific conditions and under controlled conditions
  • Introducing better techniques and tools to ensure optimal accuracy

3M Health Care Academy

Making Better Impressions – A Path to Predictability and Precision

A private seminar providing 3 CE credit hours with keynote speaker Dr. Jeff Blank, DMD.

An important factor for a successful indirect restoration is the quality of the final impression. Studies have shown that your choice of impression materials and procedure can positively impact office productivity and patient comfort through reduced crown adjustment and seating time. This course will offer insight to the dental professional to ensure optimal outcomes for your final restoration.

  • Understand the ground rules for good impression making
  • Review of critical steps including prep design, tissue management, material selection, and tray seating
  • Learn techniques that work to ensure consistent final results with everyday clinical cases
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Helping Dentists in Calgary, Kelowna and throughout Western Canada