Dr. Dan Shaffer

BDS RDT PGCertDentLaw, Assistant Dean City of London Dental School

Dan is an experienced dentist who has a passion and flair for all things digital. His dental practice, a private digital restorative practice in Hertfordshire, is well respected in the area by patients and dental professionals alike.

He manufactures the vast majority of dental restorations in-house and also runs a full service dental laboratory.

Being a registered technician as well as a practising dentist gives Dan a unique insight into technically demanding cases both from the laboratory and clinical points of view.

After being appointed Assistant Dean of City of London Dental School, Dan has delivered many lectures, workshops and courses for Dentists and technicians. Audiences and delegates include numerous MyDentist practises, The London Dental Fellowship, Sirona UK, various BDA groups and The Eastman, London.

Over the past decade he has been training dental professionals on behalf of Dental Protection Ltd, delivering countless dentolegal workshops and in-house training programmes. He is passionate about encouraging the safer practise of dentistry in the UK.

He has been involved in making many videos, films, educational programmes and radio broadcasts around Digital Dental and Dental Legal subjects

Dan is an improving bereavement care trainer for hospital teams and health care professionals within hospital environments. He is also involved with maintaining support groups for bereaved parents.

He has a wealth of experience in NHS, private and community based dentistry. He has taught as a clinical teacher at Guy’s hospital, London in the Prosthodontics department for six years. He is a keen advocate for entrepreneurship and innovation in medical fields.

Dan believes that dental care in its modern form is most certainly team care. He encourages all members of the team to gain valuable skills within their scope of practice to enable them to reach their full professional potentials.


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