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Famdent Excellence in Dentistry Awards India - Most Prestigious Indian Dental Awards - Dental Awards Categories

Each category is self explanatory and the judges are looking for that X-FACTOR that separates you from the crowd.

A. BELOW 45 years | B. ABOVE 45 years

If you are confident that you provide excellent dental care to your patients with high service standards and claim professional superiority then you could be the perfect candidate for this award. You could be running your own clinic, be a visiting Dentist or a consultant attached to a hospital / institution / chain of clinics. It is your individual identity that matters.

Submit your entry describing your range of work supported with min. 5 - max. 10 appropriate cases & testimonials.

Beyond Clinical Excellence: include any other achievements and non clinical experiences (Awards/citations, faculty, KOL, articles published, media coverage, community services, charity, etc.)

We are looking for that “X” factor that distinguishes you from the others!

  • Is your practice highly regarded and the best in the area? Does your practice offer great services to go that extra mile to make the patient's Dental experience more comfortable?
  • We are looking for a practice which is well equipped with outstanding facilities, follows sterilization protocols as per global standards and has an exceptional team which provides excellent patient care and comfort. What is that one non-negotiable thing you follow in your practice?
  • Entries should include clinic photos, before and after case pictures, patient testimonials, any ISO or similar certification, waste management protocols, facilities / equipment etc.
  • Have you in a short span of less than 3 years established a name for yourself in your locality, community or region?
  • Does your new practice have that extra zing, the extra drive, that one extra feature that sets you apart from others?
  • We are looking for a new well equipped modern practice which is well recognised and has exceeded your patient's expectations.
  • Support your clinical excellence with evidence in the form of cases (before and after images/ videos), testimonials, pictures/videos of your practice and evidence of uniqueness in any form.


    Is your clinic functionally and efficiently designed, patient-friendly, soothing and aesthetic?
    We are looking for stunningly designed State-Of-the-Art practices whether in cities or remote areas.
    Send evidence in the form of photos, covering letters, etc.

    We are looking for those who have created beautiful smiles.
    If your clinic provides excellent aesthetic treatment options like Teeth Whitening, Direct/Indirect Veneers, Smile Design, Orthodontia, Enameloplasty, Cosmetic Dentistry, etc. then you qualify for this award.
    Entries should include photos of the clinic, products used, before and after pictures and patient testimonials.
  • Is your website well designed, creative, user friendly and informative?
  • Is your website comprehensive and gives the patient an opportunity to understand your practice and the services offered by you?
  • Has your website been a great marketing tool and has added value to your practice?
  • Take this opportunity to get your website officially rewarded.
    Send us a link to your website along with the entry form.
  • Introducing a new category: Educator of the year.
    This category replaces the Academician of the year category. In this category all dentists, technicians or anyone connected with the profession of dentistry and those who are conducting courses, workshops, seminars, webinars to educate the dental population; including faculty of dental colleges - are eligible to apply. So, if you are one of those esteemed faculty who conducts either their own courses or through some companies or through some agencies and also if you are involved in any kind of academics or learning for students you are eligible to apply. Could be a BDS or an MDS</stronga.>

    A. Pedodontist, B. Orthodontist, C. Oral Surgeon, D. Periodontist

    E. Implantologist, F. Endodontist, G. Prosthodontist, h. Beyond the Conventional - TMJ, Botox, Fillers, Facial Esthetics, etc. (MDS not mandatory), i. Other

    To apply for this award, you have to be A POST GRADUATE IN ANY DISCIPLINE except Category

    In today's day and age, with increasing levels of patient expectation and advanced care options, Specialist Practices are far more prevalent than ever. Does your practice specialise in any particular area such as Periodontics, Endodontics, Implants, Orthodontics, etc.? If you believe you excel in any of these speciality practices then provide us with evidence and case studies of your efforts. To qualify for this award, you need not have your independent practice, you could be a Visiting Specialist to General Dentists, Chain of Clinics, Hospitals, etc.



    If you have graduated in or after 2022, you are eligible for this category.
    We are looking for well rounded accomplished Under graduate/ Post graduate students who have gone beyond academic excellence. It could be as a student leader or some one who has organised cultural activities or participated actively as a positive agent of innovation or some one who has demonstrated services to the community or made award winning paper presentations or published articles, created social media forums, etc The range is wide.
    Do share all your achievements/rewards and/or contributions.

    If you are gifted we are here to recognize it!
    Indian Dental Talent is a category which portrays a huge variety of talent ranging from the mundane to the bizarre, from heart-stopping feats to the seemingly impossible, giving Dentist a platform to showcase their talents like no other.
    It is a talent show that features singers, live band, dancers, magicians, mimicry, impersonation, comedians and other performers in the dental community competing for Dentist's Got Talent Award.
    It may be individual or in groups.
    Please feel free to send us a recording in a pen drive of not more than 10 mins to support your talent. Selected nominees may be performing live on the day of the Awards.
    Have you achieved accolades in Dentistry at a young age? If you are below 30 years with all round excellence at BDS/MDS level, have outstanding clinical and/or academic skills and have participated in community/outreach programs, then this category is for you.
    Submit your entry describing your range of work supported with minimum 5 - maximum 10 appropriate cases & testimonials.
    Beyond Clinical Excellence: include any other achievements and non clinical experiences (Awards/citations, faculty, KOL, articles published, media coverage, community services, charity, etc.)
    Famdent initiated the Superstar Awards in 2016. This was in recognition of Dentistry stalwarts who have applied, being nominated and won consistently over the past few years. These are high achievers who have demonstrated continued excellence year after year. They are recognised as "Above & Beyond" irrespective of their individual category and are selected at the discretion of the judges. We are honoured to bestow them with "Above & Beyond" Superstar award. Looking forward to your continued applications in future to be role models and inspire the next generation to excel in Dentistry.
    Hearty Congratulations to all Superstar Award Winners! We will surely see many more Superstar Award winners elevating Indian Dentistry to newer heights.
    How active & strong is your social media presence as a Dentist?
    Does your Social media profile (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn), give patients an opportunity to understand your practice and services offered by you?
    Take this Opportunity, to get your Social Media handle/profile officially rewarded.
    Send us a link of your handle along with The Entry Form.
    Aligners have revolutionised the way we practice general dentistry. This has added a new vertical in our practices and is very doable by all dentists - specially mild cases.
    We are looking at promoting this to the general dentist and to encourage each and everyone of you, this category has been created - Aligner Dentist of the Year. Send in your completed aligner cases, the number of cases you have done and also the Before and After pictures.
    Are you using cutting edge technology in your practice like Lasers, Neuromuscular Dentistry or Advanced Esthetic/Cosmetic Dentistry, IOS, Dental Software, etc.? Then this is the ideal category for you.
    Tell us how you make the patients journey in your clinic more comfortable by using the latest technology.
    Send us pictures along with the cases and patient testimonials for the same.
    The Dental Academy of the Year award recognizes excellence in dental education and training. This prestigious award honors institutions that demonstrate outstanding commitment to advancing dental education and professional development.

    Send us pictures along with the cases and patient testimonials for the same.

    Selection criteria:

    • 1. Curriculum Excellence: Quality and relevance of the academic programs offered. (If Any)
    • 2. Faculty Expertise: Qualifications, experience, and reputation of the teaching staff.
    • 3. Student Success Stories (If Any)
    • 4. Clinical Training: Opportunities for hands-on experience and practical skills development. (If Any)
    • 5. Research Contributions: Engagement in impactful research projects and publications. (If Any)
    • 6. Continuing Education: Provision of ongoing professional development opportunities for dental professionals. (If Any)
    • 7. Industry Partnerships: Collaborations with dental industry leaders for enhanced learning opportunities. (If Any)
    • 8. Technology Integration: Use of innovative technologies for teaching and learning. (If Any)
    • 9. 9. Facilities: State of the art equipment's and resources. (If Any)
    The Dental Start-Up of the Year award celebrates outstanding achievements in launching and sustaining successful dental start-ups that contribute to the advancement of the dental industry.

    Selection criteria:

    • 1. Uniqueness and Innovation: Novel approach or concept in dental practice. (If Any)
    • 2. Community or Industry Impact: Positive influence on the community or dental industry. (If Any)
    • 3. Growth and Sustainability: Demonstrated growth potential and long-term viability. (If Any)
    • 4. Customer Satisfaction: High levels of customer satisfaction and positive feedback. (If Any)
    • 5. Technology Integration: Effective use of technology and digital tools in practice. (If Any)
    • 6. 6. Awards and Recognition: Any accolades or acknowledgments received. (If Any)

    * All programmes are tentative and subject to change without notice.

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    Disclaimer: In the absence of sufficient applications that meet the minimum criteria of a particular category, the management reserves the right to cancel / omit the category from the final awards. Famdent reserves the right to reject any application without assigning a reason. Decision to hold the Awards physically or virtually will depend on the prevailing conditions at that time. By applying for the nominations, applicant agrees that the Awards may be held virtually in case of any unavoidable circumstances.