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2017 winners announced!

See this year's winning dental offices.

Dental Office Design Competition

Recognizing the best and inspiring the next great dental designs

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.

2017 award categories include:

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 referrals to dental office design and construction professionals.

The Dental Office Design Competition is presented by Wells Fargo Practice Finance, ADA Business Resources, and the American Dental Association.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

ADA® is a registered trademark of the American Dental Association. ADA Business Resources is a service mark of the American Dental Association. ADA Business Resources is a program brought to you by ADA Business Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

Wells Fargo Practice Finance is the only practice and commercial real estate lender recommended for members of the American Dental Association.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

All financing is subject to credit approval.

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