Are the awards for me?
This awards scheme has been created in order to officially reward and recognise excellence in dentistry. If you are looking for any of the following, then the awards are definitely for you!

  • Boost morale within your practice
  • Attract new patients
  • Increase trust with your current patients
  • Assess the strengths of your practice
  • Enjoy an amazing night with your team
  • Compare yourself against the very best

Am I eligible to enter?
All entrants must be from the UK, GDC registered practitioners or the Republic of Ireland. Practices must enter as individual practices. All entrants work must be predominantly performed in the UK or or the Republic of Ireland to be eligible. Entrants must submit only one entry per category per practice for team or practice categories.

Which categories should I enter?
You can enter as many categories as you like! Place your entry in the category you feel most appropriate or

How do I register?
Simply head to home page and click ‘Enter Now’ fill out your details and select your categories. It’s a simple as that.

How do I pay for my entries?
Entry is free until 30th August 2019. Once you have selected your chosen categories you
After the free deadline, the entry fee is £50 +vat per category. Once you have selected your chosen categories you will need to hit ‘Validate My Entry’ to go to the payment page.

When is the entry deadline?
The entry deadline is Monday 2nd December 2019. Entries will need to be with us by midnight. How do I find out if I have been shortlisted?Shortly after you have submitted your entries, you will receive a letter and emails to the address details provided at registration informing you if you have been shortlisted and in which categories.

How do I write a winning submission?
Read our blog to find out how to create an award-winning entry!

What should I include in my entry?
Head to the home page and click ‘Download the entry guide’. This includes a list of the categories and the criteria. Once you register for your categories we’ll send you the submission criteria which has more specific information for each category.

Ensure you answer the individual category criteria, as that’s what the judges will be marking against.

How should I lay out my entry?
Be aware that the judges use a variety of different platforms to view the entries, ensure there is as few barriers as possible. What we need is a Word document of the case report with the photos submitted separately in clearly labelled folders such as ‘Before’, ’After’, etc.

How do I submit my entry?
All entries must be electronic, either sent using an online file sharing service or on a USB stick.

We have a WeTransfer page which has a 20gb allowance to allow for large file transfers, https://fmcawards.wetransfer.com. All you need to do is drop your files and fill in your email address. Make sure you clearly label your files.

Please note, entries will not be returned and by registering your details, you automatically opt in to receive relevant marketing emails and calls from our awards partners.

How do I find out that I have been shortlisted?

The shortlisting is held over the festive period. The shortlisted will be announced in the new year. You will receive a letter and email to the address details provided at registration informing you if you have been shortlisted and in which categories.

Who are the judges?
Click here to view the judging panel.

When is the awards ceremony being held and where?
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony which is being held on Friday 20th March 2020 at The Landmark Hotel.

I need advice on my entry!
You can use the Contact Us page to send us a message and we will reply.

Alternatively call the friendly awards team on +44 (0) 1923 851 779 or email awards@fmc.co.uk.

What are the Finalist & Winner Logo Guidelines?

The clear-space rule
Our branding is one of our most visible and valuable assets. Respect it.
Always position the logo for maximum impact and give it plenty of room to breathe. This will help to ensure our logo’s visibility and legibility.

Do the Right Thing
The Awards Logo has been carefully designed and should never be altered in any way. This document does not include all instances of misuse, if you are unsure please email charlotte.knight@fmc.co.uk.

Do Not:

  1. alter the logo in any way.
  2. redesign, redraw, animate, modify, distort, or alter the proportions of the logo.
  3. surround the logo with—or place in the foreground over—a pattern or design without permission from FMC.
  4. rotate or render the logo three-dimensionally.
  5. add words, images, or any other new elements to the logo.
  6. modify the size or position relationship of any element within the logo.
  7. add additional copy to the logo.

How can I sponsor the awards?
If you would like to sponsor the awards please contact our Commercial Director Craig Welling on 01923 851 787 or by email at craig.welling@fmc.co.uk. Alternatively, send us a message using the Contact Us page and we will be in touch.