Dental Excellence Awards 2013 winners

January 28, 2013 -- Congratulations to all the candidates who made it to the final round of the 2013 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards, along with our thanks to everyone who participated in the nominating and voting processes.

All candidates were nominated by members, who then voted in two subsequent rounds to determine the winners.

For a full list of the 2013 Dental Excellence Awards candidates, click here. For a list of the finalists, click here.

Below are the 13 winners of the 2013 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards:

Most Influential Dental Researcher
Frank Catalanotto, DMD
University of Florida

Most Effective Dentist Educator
Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD
Tufts University

Most Effective Dental Hygienist Educator
Trisha O'Hehir, RDH, MS
Perio Reports, Dentaltown

Most Effective Dental Assistant Educator
Joe Blaes, DDS
Dental Economics

Best Practice Management Consultant
Linda Miles
Ask Linda Miles

Best New Restorative Material
Scotchbond Universal

Best New Preventive Product
UltraSeal XT hydro
Ultradent Products

Best New Instrument/Device
Cerec Omnicam
Sirona Dental Systems

Best New Hygienist Product
Resin 8 Colors scalers

Best New Diagnostic/Imaging Device
CS 8100
Carestream Dental

Best New/Updated Software/Service
CS SoftDent v. 15.0
Carestream Dental

Best New Consumer Product
Zoom WhiteSpeed

Most Controversial Topic
Corporate dentistry/ownership of dental offices by nondentists

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