Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA CDD ACE
Founder and CEO
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA is a national and international speaker, published author and practicing dental assistant for over 25 years. She has published over 300 articles in regards to Clinical Application and taught thousands of dental assistants across the US and Canada. She has her own publication for dental assistants with a partnership of Schein Dental called “Side by Side.” She is the owner of ACA and started one of the first online platforms designated for dental assistants called the Academy of Chairside Assisting®.
She has taught over 2,000 classes on dental assisting techniques and has taught over 60,000 dental assistants over the last 6 years alone. In addition, Shannon has taught at the Nash Institute, Dawson Academy, and Spear Education, instructing through both lectures and hands-on programs. Shannon has a current column in Dental Product Reports for team evaluation of dental products and materials.