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Now entering our 20th competition year

Dental Office Design Competition

Recognizing the best and inspiring the next great dental designs

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The Dental Office Design Competition recognizes dental facilities that most effectively express the practice philosophy of their practitioner(s) through a thoughtful assembly of design characteristics associated with an up-to-date dental office.

Read about the 2018 Dental Office Design Competition winners in the American Dental Association's Dental Practice Success Special Edition. 2018 winners information is also available at dentalofficedesigncompetition.com

2018 award categories included:

Small Practice Design of the Year

Best overall small practice facility as evidenced by functional design, efficient interior space planning and appropriate integration of dental equipment and technology. Usable square footage is less than 3,000 square feet.

Large Practice Design of the Year

Best overall large practice facility as evidenced by functional design, efficient interior space planning and appropriate integration of dental equipment and technology. Usable square footage is 3,000 square feet or more.

Outstanding New Dentist Practice

Best new, remodeled, or expanded facility for the first practice owned by a doctor or group of doctors who have graduated from dental school since 2007.

Outstanding Specialty Practice

Best new, remodeled, or expanded facility for a specialty practice.

Outstanding Design Innovation

Best application of original design or space planning concepts that make a measurable impact on patient experience, practice profitability and/or operational efficiency.

Looking for inspiration?

If you're planning to expand or build a dental office, here are a few resources to help you prepare:

  • Learn from the experts: Visit the Library for helpful articles about office planning, design, and construction.
  • Learn from your peers: View photos, study floor plans, and see how past winners solved their design challenges.
  • Work with dental specialists: Contact us for information about financing your project and introductions to dental office design and construction professionals.

The Dental Office Design Competition is presented by Wells Fargo Practice Finance.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

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