The Scottish Dental Awards 2018 will be the sixth annual awards ceremony, which is now the biggest of its kind in Scotland. Featuring 16 prestigious categories, including two brand new awards, the SD Awards are FREE to enter and dental professionals in Scotland are encouraged to enter as many times and for as many different categories as possible.
Nominations have now closed, and the judging has taken place. You can read the shortlist for each award below, or to book your tickets, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on +44 (0)141 560 3021.
To read about the awards ceremony, which will take place at the Glasgow Hilton on 27 April 2018 and hosted by comedian and radio personality Des Clarke, click here.
Scottish Dental Lifetime Achievement Award 2018
Nominees for this award will have made a significant contribution to dentistry in Scotland and the wider world throughout their careers
Business Manager/ Administrator of the Year
Does your practice have a practice manager or administrator without whom the practice would just fall apart? If so, get nominating!
Best Sales Consultant
With this accolade we want to reward the best of the best in field sales.
Best Professional Adviser
The business side of dentistry has grown in prominence in recent years and more and more companies and individuals have started to offer direct dental-specific advice to the profession.
Business Excellence Award
We are looking for an outstanding dental business, be they a dental practice, group, supplier, manufacturer or any associated company.
Dental Trainer of the Year
NEW FOR 2018 – this award aims to celebrate the dental trainers who are making a difference in Scottish dentistry.
This award recognises the team or individual who has made a significant contribution to their local community.
DCP of the Year
We are looking for the Dental Care Professional who has made an outstanding contribution to dentistry.
Unsung Hero Award
Does your colleague make a huge difference but not get the credit they deserve? Let us know and they could be our Unsung Hero!
Laboratory of the Year
We’re looking for the lab that provides the best service and works in perfect harmony with their dentist colleagues.
Dental Team Award
What innovation, technique, or service have you provided to make a significant difference to your practice, patients or wider community?
Dentist of the Year
Nominees for this award will have shown an exceptional level of patient care and leadership over the past year
Practice of the Year
This award is open to any practice – NHS, private or mixed, specialist community/salaried – that can demonstrate its commitment to outstanding patient care.
NEW FOR 2018 – This award aims to recognise innovation in the Scottish dental industry. Have you been pushing the boundaries and introducing something different to the profession? If so, let us know!
Employer of the Year
Do you have a boss who takes exceptional care of their staff? This award is recognition of those employers who make your working day that much easier and more enjoyable
Young Dentist Award
This award aims to recognise the high-flying young dentists who are making a big impression early on in their career.