Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Development and Surgical Sciences
Biology, BS, University of Pittsburgh, 1967
Pediatric Dentistry, MSD, University of Minnesota, 1977
Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), University of Pittsburgh, 1970
6-162a Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Dr. Shaw has been involved in pediatric dentistry in several ways. For 5 years he was a fulltime faculty member in pediatric dentistry at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; then he directed an inner-city children’s dental clinic in Seattle, Washington. He was in private practice in solo and group settings for 25 years. Recently he returned to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he serves as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry. His current focus is clinical instruction with dental students and pediatric dental residents. Additionally, he serves as an examiner for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Over the years he has presented many continuing education programs for dentists and primary care physicians.
Fellow, International College of Dentists, 1997
Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Honorary Society, 1991
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 1988
US Army Commendation Medal, 1973
Deinard A, Modem S and Shaw D: An Atlas of Common Dental Pathology for Primary Medical Care Providers, University of Minnesota Press, 2003.
Shaw DS, Sheller B, Barrus BD and Morton TH: Electrosurgical Pulpotomy – A six month Study in Primates. J Endodont 13(10) 500, 1987
Woodbury PA and Shaw DW: A Self-instructional Approach to Oral Cavity Screening. Pediat Nurs 8:333, 1982.
Shaw DW and Brearley LJ: An Evaluation of Factors in Film Modeling in the Child Dental Patient. J Dent Res 55:B 134, 1976 (abst).