The science behind the smile

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An interview with Laboratory Awards judge, Tony Knight

Qualifying as a technician at Guy’s Hospital in 1981, Tony has run his own laboratory, Knight Dental Design, specialising in cosmetic dentistry and implantology since 1985. Awarded Best UK Laboratory in the Private Dentistry Awards 2007 and 2005 and UK Laboratory of the Year 2008 and 2004 in the Probe/ BDHF Awards. Tony is chair […]

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Ready to submit?

With not long to go now, you may be adding the finishing touches to your entries. Here’s what to do when you’re ready to submit.     You can send us your entries online As some files are rather large, we would recommend uploading them to The address is already filled in, all you […]

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In the Spotlight: David Smith

    Laboratory magazine Editor Andy Myall interviews dental technician David Smith, esteemed former judge of the Laboratory Awards, managing director at Phoenix Dental Castings and council member of the GDC.       What or who made you first decide to become a dental technician? DS: This was sort of embarrassing. I had gone on […]

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Laboratory in the limelight: IW Dental Laboratory

We speak to Ian Woolley from IW Dental Laboratory, highly deserved winners of the Laboratory of the Year 2015 award.     Can you tell us a little about how and when the lab was created, and how the business has grown since then? I qualified in Durban South Africa in 1993 completing a four-year […]

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Get your laboratory published in Dentistry magazine

The Laboratory Awards is a fantastic celebration of the industry, but we understand that entering an awards scheme is also about improving your business prospects.   This year, the Laboratory Award winners will be published in Dentistry magazine, the best read commercial dentistry title in the UK. Dentistry magazine is circulated to over 21,000 dental professionals (ABC audited), giving you […]

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Entry Terms & Conditions

All entrants must be from the UK and Republic of Ireland or GDC registered practitioners.

All entries must be electronic, either sent using an online file sharing service or on a USB stick.

All entrants work must be predominantly performed in the UK to be eligible

Entrants must submit only one entry per category per laboratory.

Entries will not be returned.