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News / July 4, 2011

Irish Dentist Awards 
gather pace

by Guy Hiscott

Launched in June, the Irish Dentist Awards have been created to provide an opportunity for you to showcase your practice and acknowledge your hardworking team, and are designed to recognise and reward success.

As interest gathers pace, organiser FMC is delighted to announce that Henry Schein (Ireland) Ltd has joined the line up of sponsors for the inaugural Irish Dentist Awards.

There are 12 categories to choose from:
•    Best new practice
•    Most attractive practice
•    Best dental team
•    Best patient care
•    Best specialist practice
•    Best community or charity project
•    Best marketing
•    Best employer
•    Best dental laboratory – Northern Ireland
•    Best dental laboratory – Republic of Ireland
•    Best website
•    Outstanding individual of year
•    Practice of the year:
– Northern Ireland
– Dublin
– East of Ireland (excluding Dublin)
– West of Ireland
– The Midlands
– Southern Ireland

The overall and exclusive ‘Irish Dentist practice of the year’ will be selected from the winning regional practices from the ‘Practice of the year’ category. The winning applicant will receive a truly impressive trophy.

Why should you enter?
Being shortlisted or winning an award is a fantastic achievement. It is the ultimate acknowledgement for the team and provides a powerful marketing tool that will attract more patients, can boost your profits and showcase your achievements to a wider audience.

Enter today!
Entering the Irish Dentist Awards couldn’t be easier:
• Simply choose the category/categories you wish to enter
• Write between 250 and 2,000 words for each category you wish to enter and save to a CD or USB memory stick
• Collect relevant supporting material, e.g. testimonials and marketing materials
• Please submit high resolution photographs in a jpeg format on a CD or USB memory stick
• Submit your entry and payment all before the closing deadline: Friday 30 September 2011
• Please visit for full details before compiling your entries.

Early bird special offer
Enter today! We have an early bird offer of 
only E60 per category until 26 August; thereafter the cost per category is E80 (entry is free of charge for the ‘Best community or charity project’ and ‘Outstanding individual of the year’ categories). The closing date is Friday 
30 September 2011.

Event details
The inaugural Awards ceremony will be held in the luxury five-star Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin’s city centre overlooking St Stephen’s Green on Wednesday 25 January 2012.

The evening will consist of a champagne reception, a delicious three-course meal and the awards presentation followed by music and dancing into the night.

For further information, visit the website To register your entry or for more information, please call Leanna on +44 (0) 1923 851735 or email

Awards sponsors