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Category - Famdent Excellence In Dentistry Awards

  • 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.


  • A. Above 35 Years | B. Below 35 Years

    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


  • Have you created any innovative products or technologies?

    In this category we are looking for fresh thinking, creative ideas that have added value to the Dental Profession.

    Innovation could be in the form of new improved products, services, education, process, systems, devices or social interactions.

    Enter in this category, validate your efforts & get rewarded.


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

    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.

    MDS not mandatory for the following:Implantologist, TMJ specialist, Facial Esthetics (botox, dermal fillers, hair transplant, 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.


  • This category is for dentists who have contributed significantly in the fields of Public Health Dentistry, Community Dentistry for the upliftment of the profession in rural and semi-rural areas or any other yeomen service to the profession. This award aims to recognize and acknowledge individuals who make significant contributions to public health and show leadership in improving public health.



    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.)


  • These awards are aimed at recognising the work of the Associate Dentist. He/ She can be an BDS/ MDS working in a clinic or hospital and should be an asset to the Clinic/ Hospital/ Department.

    Their work exemplifies their contribution to enhance practice with quality patient care. He/She should be a role model for others, committed, dependable, enthusiastic and work well in a team.

    Send before & after photos of your cases with degree proof and recommendation letter from the Dentist you are Associated with and patient testimonials along with your achievements.

    PS: The application in this category can be made by the Principal Dentist on behalf of his/her associate (a great way to show your appreciation and reward your associate) OR by the Associate Dentist himself/herself. In both cases Recommendation Letter from Principal Dentist i9s mandatory.



    We are looking for clinicians who walk the legendary path that could help inspire others and lead change with distinctive strength of character.

    It should be a heart-felt story of how going beyond the call of duty helped the patient with an outcome that was extraordinary and changed the life of the patient!

    Patient's recommendation will play a vital role in your application.


  • 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.


  • This award recognizes 5 amazing & outstanding dentists who graduated from a Dental school less than 5 years ago. We're celebrating dentists who demonstrate excellence and inspire others in science, education, research excellence, philanthropy & leadership. We are seeking these young achievers who exhibit the values of integrity, respect, compassion, social responsibility, excellence and innovation, which sets them apart from others.


  • We are honouring 10 dentists who graduated not more than 10 years ago, who have made significant contributions & are changing the face of dentistry. Our goal is to nominate Dentists whose achievements set them apart from their peers. Those Dentists who are active in their communities through volunteerism, mentorship or activism; and are positive role models for the current and future students.


  • The Clinical Team category recognizes the exceptional performance and contributions of a group of dental professionals who work collaboratively in a clinical setting. Those professionals that work together seamlessly, leveraging their individual expertise and skills to create a well-coordinated, patient-centric approach to oral health care. This award acknowledges the exemplary teamwork, skill, and dedication of the clinical team in delivering outstanding patient care and achieving excellence in dental practice. The Clinical Team category may include various members of the dental practice, such as dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and other clinical staff who work in close coordination to provide high-quality dental care.


  • Chain of Dental clinics is the new revolutionary way of promoting Dental healthcare. Briefly describe your mission statement, modus operandi and claim to fame. Describe the facilities offered and how you distinguish yourself from other chains of clinics. This is your golden opportunity to be 'Awarded' for your success. Entry in this category must be done by Owner/CEO of the concerned chain. Can be individually owned and operated or by a corporate.


  • 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.


  • 1. Is your lab doing a great job providing high standard quality work impressing and delighting patients?

    2. Are your technicians skilled with the latest techniques and cutting edge technologies?

    3. Do you provide quality craftsmanship using updated technologies?

    4. Do you have a highly skilled workforce?

    Provide us with evidence to support your Entry in this Category


  • 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. Awards and Recognition: Any accolades or acknowledgments received. (If Any)


  • 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. Facilities: State of the art equipment's and resources. (If Any)


  • 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 with outstanding facilities, follows sterilization protocols as per global standards but is located in the heart of India and provides excellent patient care and comfort. Entries should include clinic photos, before and after case pictures, patient testimonials, any ISO or similar certification, waste management protocols, facilities / equipment, how your clinic has gone an extra mile to be the best in your locality, community recognition or services done if any, etc.


  • Are you a Dentist who has used Laser for routine as well as innovative dental procedures. Showcase ur outstanding cases along with patient testimonials to apply for this category which promotes professional excellence in use of Laser Dentistry.


    1. Min 5, max 10 innovative laser cases (Before and After)
    2. Min 5, max 10 authentic patient testimonials of how lasers have helped them in their dental procedures.
    3. Original pictures of various Laser equipment.
    4. Any courses/ certification done related to laser
    5. Any publication/ research related to laser
    6. Any courses/workshops conducted related to Laser
    7. How Laser has helped them to be different from others.


  • Are you a Dentist passionate about Photography and has been practicing Dental photography than this category is to recognise and appreciate your passion and efforts related to Denta photography. Send us your 10 best dental photographs along with other details to apply for this category

    Requirements for Dental photography of the year:

    1. 10 raw images of innovative dental photography done by you.
    2. Equipment and lenses etc used by you for dental photography.
    3. How dental photography has helped you to stand apart from other Dentist`s.
    4. Awards won if any related to photography.
    5. Photos published or recognised or used as cover page, etc.
    6. Courses done if any related to photography.
    7. Any other details related to Dental photography.