Scientific excellence awards

Know someone who has made significant contributions to the dental community? Apply or nominate someone for one of our awards!

A photograph of two men and a woman. They smile at the camera while presenting awards that they have each received.

3M Innovative Research Fellowship

Encouraging researchers who are leading the advancement of dental materials science.

Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty and Practice Awards

Recognizing educators and clinicians who have implemented and advanced evidence-based dentistry in research, practice or the classroom.

Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research

Honoring individuals who, through basic or clinical research, have contributed to the advancement of dentistry and public oral health.

Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research

Celebrating clinical investigators who have advanced the diagnosis, treatment, and/or prevention of craniofacial-oral-dental diseases, or conducted other outstanding research.