Dentistry Scotland Awards 2023 – the winners

FMC is thrilled to announce the winners of last night’s virtual Dentistry Scotland Awards 2023! Here’s the full list of this year’s award winners and highly commended… 

This year’s Dentistry Scotland Awards took place virtually on 2 November, bringing the celebrations to practices across the country. Finalists and practice teams got together to watch, each celebrating in their own ways.

Click here to watch the ceremony!

The Dentistry Scotland Awards highlight excellence in Scottish dentistry, celebrating both individuals and teams who provide exceptional care and go above and beyond for the profession. Each year, the entries become increasingly more competitive. All the entries were held to an exceptionally high standard, and even to make it as a finalist is an incredible achievement.

Thank you to everyone who put their applications forward, and to the dedicated, expert judging panel who took time to carefully select the winners. Special thanks also goes to Denplan, the sponsor of this year’s awards ceremony.

Without further ado, here is the full list of the Dentistry Scotland Awards 2023 winners and highly commended – congratulations to you all!

New Practice

  • Winner: Ocean Orthodontic Clinic
  • Highly Commended: The Row Dental.

Charity & Community Project

  • Winner: Ohh! Oral Health Hygienist
  • Highly Commended: S&A Smile Clinic.

Treatment of Nervous Patients

  • Winner: Sunrise Dental Clinic
  • Highly Commended: Links Dental Practice.

Dental Nurse of the Year

  • Winner: Lynne Johnstone
  • Highly Commended: Wendy Anderson.

Hygienist of the Year

  • Winner: Trish Maitland
  • Highly Commended: Louise Warden.

Therapist of the Year

  • Winner: Kieran Parnell.

Young Dentist

  • Winner: Slaine Ker
  • Highly Commended: Daryl McLay.

Team of the Year

  • Winner: The Orthodontic Clinic
  • Highly Commended: Dentistry On The Clyde.

Patient Care

  • Winner: S&A Smile Clinic
  • Highly Commended: Edinburgh Dental Studio.

Smile Makeover

  • Winner: Gerard Skeffington
  • Highly Commended: Ayesha Ghaffar.

NHS Practice

  • Winner: S&A Smile Clinic
  • Highly Commended: The Orthodontic Clinic.

Private Practice

  • Winner: Dentistry On The Clyde
  • Highly Commended: Edinburgh Dental Studio
  • Highly Commended: S&A Smile Clinic.

Overall Practice of the Year

  • Winner: Ocean Orthodontic Clinic.

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