Future of Dentistry Award 2022

The award for dental graduates

The Future of Dentistry Award @Dentaprime 2022 is announced. Now in its 6th year, the award is sponsored by Dentaprime Dental Clinics (Varna/London). Dentaprime has been promoting scientific research for many years and has established the Future of Dentistry Award for this purpose.

The Future of Dentistry Award is rewarded with 3,000 euros.

The award is given for scientific papers completed in the field of implantology, implant prosthetics and dental stem cell research. Graduates of European universities are eligible to participate.

The paper may be written by one author or a group of authors.  To apply, please send us your paper including a maximum five-page abstract and a curriculum vitae. Papers must be written in German or English. Acceptable formats are unpublished and published papers. A publication must not date back more than two years.

The deadline is 31 March 2022.

An independent jury will judge the papers. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, 22 October 2022 in Varna, on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The award winner and his or her companion will be invited to this event (including flight and hotel).

Convince us with your paper!

You can send your application in digital form to 

 ­čôž award@dentaprime.com 
or by post to the following address: 

attn. Alexander Krings
St. 27, No. 1
9006 Varna

The award winners

Award winner 2021: Sonja S├╝dbeck

Sonja S├╝dbeck and her team from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich convinced with their study on "A new implant system with directly screw-retained single-tooth crowns: The influence of crown material, sintering protocol and artificial ageing on the bending moment".

Award winner 2019: Jonas Lorenz

In 2019 PD Dr. med. dent. Dr. med habil Jonas Lorenz from Frankfurt Universit├Ątsklinikum convinced the jury of the Future of Dentistry Award with his paper: "Prospective long-term study on zirconium implants: Patient satisfaction, clinical and microbiological parameters".

Award winner 2018: Kristian Kniha 

The team from the Clinic and Polyclinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital of RWTH Aachen led by Dr. med. dent. Kristian Kniha won the Future of Dentistry Award in 2018 with their work: "Influence of horizontal dimensions around single gap and adjacent zirconia implants on the papilla - A cross-sectional survey". 

Award winner 2014: Vasiliki Tsita 

In 2014, a team from the Department of Prosthodontics at Halle University Hospital led by Dr Vasiliki Tsita won the Future of Dentistry Award with their study on "The precision of CT-planned and guided implantology in the edentulous jaw".

About us:

Dentaprime dental clinics in Varna and London specialise in fixed implant-supported dentures. Since the launch of the new treatment centre in 2020, Dentaprime has the largest non-government dental clinic in Europe. A state-of-the-art and fully digitalised workflow are at the core of our philosophy.

In order to make treatments in dentistry safer and more efficient, we depend on constant research and development. To support this, we have established the Future of Dentistry Award.


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