Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
DrBicuspid.com, an online provider of daily news and information for the dental industry, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Dental Excellence Awards, an annual event recognizing the best and brightest in dental research, education, and products.
Now in its third year, the Dental Excellence Awards provide a forum for dental professionals to acknowledge the contributions of their peers to the field of dentistry and acknowledge those products and services they value most. Award candidates are nominated by DrBicuspid.com members and then voted on by members in two subsequent rounds of voting.
The Dental Excellence Awards categories range from Most Influential Dental Researcher to Best Practice Management Consultant and Best New Diagnostic Device.
"This is an exciting time in the field of oral healthcare, and the DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards provide a wonderful opportunity for the dental community to acknowledge those individuals, products, services, and events that are contributing to many of the historical changes taking place," said Ashok Shah, general manager of DrBicuspid.com.
The 2012 Dental Excellence Award winners are:
Most Influential Dental Researcher -- Rella Christensen, RDH, PhD, CR Foundation
Most Effective Dentist Educator – Frank Spear, DDS, MSD, Spear Education
Most Effective Dental Hygienist Educator -- Rachel Wall, RDH, Inspired Hygiene
Most Effective Dental Assistant Educator – Shannon Pace-Brinker, CDA, CDD
Best Practice Management Consultant – Kerry Straine, President/CEO, Straine Consulting
Best New Material – SonicFill, Kerr Dental
Best New Instrument/Device -- Midwest RDH Freedom Cordless Handpiece, Dentsply International
Best New Diagnostic/Imaging Device -- VELscope Vx, LED Dental
Best New Software/Service -- i-CAT Precise with TxStudio, Imaging Sciences International
Best New Consumer Product – Sonicare AirFloss, Philips
DrBicuspid.com (http://www.drbicuspid.com) is a division of IMV, Ltd. IMV Publishing operates websites targeted at vertical markets within the healthcare industry. DrBicuspid.com offers original feature articles, daily news, and educational information designed for today's dental professional and dental team members. The company's AuntMinnie.com site is the premier online information, transaction, and education site for the medical imaging industry.