Our dedicated support team is here to assist you in having a most successful educational experience.

b_shaferBuddy Shafer, CDT

Buddy Shafer is the president of Bay View Dental Lab and a board certified technician. His educational background includes membership and training with the prestigious International Society for Dental Ceramics, Society for Occlusal Studies, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Buddy is on the faculty at The Dawson Academy teaching technician programs, a diagnostic waxing course for the doctors, and assisting with the application courses. He has served at the local, state and national level with the National Association of Dental Laboratories, as contributing editor to professional trade journals, CRA evaluator, and special consultant to several major manufactures.


k_shaferKimberly Shafer, Seminar Coordinator

Kim keeps the Center’s calendar running smoothly. She is either scheduling meetings and workshops or registering participants; assisting with accommodations or transportation needs; managing incoming and out going equipment and correspondence, Kim will be your first point of contact with the Center. If you have any special requests or needs, Kim can find the answer.





For questions about current courses or inquiries for scheduling an event, call or send us a message.

Mid-Atlantic Center for Advanced Dental Study
1207 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320


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