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10 Under 10 Award: 2020 Nominations Now Open

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Show the world what new dentists can achieve!

Do you know a new dentist who’s making an impact in the profession? We’re recognizing 10 amazing dentists who graduated from dental school less than 10 years ago and are already inspiring their colleagues by making a difference in dentistry. The American Dental Association 10 Under 10 Award celebrates dentistry’s rising stars – dentists who demonstrate excellence and inspire others in science, research & education, practice excellence, philanthropy, leadership, and advocacy to name a few.

Please note, you will need to complete the full application to submit and will not be able to save and come back at a future time.

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Nominations must be submitted by December 31, 2019, and winners will be chosen by the ADA New Dentist Committee and announced spring 2020. Current members of the ADA New Dentist Committee are not eligible to receive the award; this includes dentists on the ADA New Dentist Committee during the 2018-2019 term and/or the 2019-2020 term.  Winners will be recognized in ADA News, the New Dentist Now blog and other ADA channels and will receive a $1,000 cash award.