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2017 Dental Office Design winners selected

October 20, 2017

By Kimber Solana


Choosing their style: Dr. Brock Pumphrey, right, of Atlanta, shows Dr. Julie Davis, of Park Ridge, Illinois, what he likes at the Dental Office Design Studio Thursday, located on the Exhibit Floor, Booth 1351. Wells Fargo Practice Finance announced Wednesday the winners of the 18th annual Dental Office Design
Competition. Photo by EZ Event Photography

Wells Fargo Practice Finance announced Wednesday the winners of the 18th annual Dental Office Design Competition.

The Dental Office Design Competition recognizes dental facilities that most effectively express the practice philosophy of its practitioners and demonstrate a thoughtful assembly of design characteristics associated with state-of-the-art dental office.

The winners are:

  • Dental Office Design of the Year — Small Practice: Dr. Gauri Mona Patel, Bayshore Dental, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Dental Office Design of the Year — Large Practice: Dr. Richard Staller, Advanced Dentistry South Florida, Delray Beach, Florida.
  • Outstanding Design Innovation: Dr. Gauri Mona Patel, Bayshore Dental, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Outstanding Specialty Practice: Dr. Daniella Peinado, Endodontics Bartram Park, Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Outstanding New Dentist Practice: Dr. Anthony Papinsick, Kansas Dental Center, Overland Park, Kansas.

The two Dental Office Design of the Year winners will receive a $2,500 bonus marketing fund, ADA-related media exposure and an engraved trophy.

The outstanding achievement award winners also receive trophies and media coverage.

"The competition in our 18th annual Dental Office Design Competition was incredibly impressive, representing a wide array of dental office designs nationwide," said Gavin Shea, senior vice president for health care, Wells Fargo Practice Finance, which co-sponsors the competition.

"The passion these practice owners have for delivering quality care to their patients and creating a positive environment for their staff clearly stands out with each of these award winning designs."

This year's Design Studio is located on the Exhibit Floor, Booth 1351.

For more information on the competition, including current and past winning practices, visit dentalofficedesigncompetition.com.