Effective Shade Taking & Communication

Effective Shade Taking & Communication

On-Demand CE Webinars and Dental/Medical

Subject Code: 780 | Course Prerequisites: None
Cost: Complimentary | Course Refund Policy: N/A

You can earn 1 CE credit by viewing this FREE online course. All details about the webinar have been included below. To get started, click here to sign up. The presentation will begin directly after. You will receive your CE verification certificate 7-10 days after completing the course.

Webinar Overview:

This webinar will review the latest in shade taking and shade matching technologies, products and techniques. From high-tech computerized shade-taking devices to an extraordinarily simple yet effective lab shade communication tool, numerous options will be presented that will offer you immediate and usable support in shade matching for your restorations.

Learning Objectives

 At the completion of this course, participants should be able to understand:
  • Color and how to communicate it
  • The importance of light
  • A simple, predictable and easy-to-replicate shade taking method
  • Current technology and shade communication
  • How to use photography


Jimmy Stegall, Procedural Solutions Specialist, Dentsply Sirona


Jimmy Stegall is a seasoned dental lab operations and management executive with over 40 years of teaching and clinical experience in the US and Canada. He is a published author and has assisted in research projects with dentists, universities and manufacturers. After a successful 30+ year career helping to build and lead a large dental lab in South Carolina, Jimmy served as a division president of a large dental lab network, and he is now a Procedural Solutions Specialist for Dentsply Sirona. As a key opinion leader, teacher and trainer, Jimmy has a demonstrated history of bringing results-oriented strategies and techniques to dental practices and labs throughout the US.

*In order to receive CE credits, participants must view the entire webinar presentation, and take the survey and quiz once the lecture portion is complete.

Ready to begin the online course? Click here to sign up and the presentation will begin directly after.

Contact ndxeducation@nationaldentex.com with any questions.

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National Dentex designates this activity for 1 continuing education credit.

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10/1/2017 to 9/30/2021
Provider ID# 211838

Release date: 6/25/2021

Expiration Date: 6/25/2024