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15th November 2017

Thank you!

We want to send out a big thank you to all of our partners, without whom the Dentistry Awards would not be possible. Although you may easily recognise some of their logos, here is a some information on them all!


Structured into four business units, equipment, imaging, pharma and medical, at Acteon we strive to develop and manufacture high-tech devices that enable dentists and surgeons to implement minimally invasive, safer and quicker operating protocols that are less traumatic for their patients. Acteon employs highly trained technical and sales teams based in 26 different offices around the world, with a distribution network that covers 94 additional countries. More than 40 high-caliber pharmacists, biologists, electronics engineers, mechanics and digital signal specialists in our research centers, work to create new treatment solutions, all to ultimately benefit both the dental practitioner and the patient. In conjunction with national research agencies and universities, our integrated R&D department has developed a wide range of equipment including, the most comprehensive range of piezoelectric ultrasonic generators in dentistry, intuitive PSP!X 2 phosphor plate scanner and X-Mind Trium CBCT 3D unit which is well received worldwide with its beautiful design and 4 fields of view.
For more information about Acteon, call 01480 477 307, or visit

Bankfield Refining Group

Bankfield Refining Group was formed in January 2017 by five of the country’s leading precious metal refiners. Utilising the most up to date analytical techniques available, we are giving
customers a level of transparency and efficiency that they have never seen before. When a customer chooses to entrust us with their precious metal scrap, we want them to know that they have received the best possible return for their materials. There is no excuse in this day and age of advanced refining technology for dentists to be left second guessing their precious metal returns. At Bankfield Refining Group we provide you with a complete breakdown of your consignment that details exactly how we have ascertained the value of your goods. You are also welcome to bring
your dental scrap into our analytical department and attend your valuation first hand if you are not comfortable using the Freepost-Royal Mail Special Delivery service that we provide. With unrivalled integrity, efficiency and transparency, Bankfield Refining Group is raising the bar for refiners everywhere.
For more information about Bankfield Refining Group, call 0845 388 6870, or visit


Over the past 50 years, A-dec has become synonymous with quality. A forerunner in ergonomics and simple functionality, it has designed some of the most user-friendly and reliable products on the dental market. From its widely recommended dental chairs to its diverse range of delivery systems, dental stools, cabinetry and lights, A-dec has been able to cater to a wide spectrum of clinical preferences and needs. What sets A-dec apart from the competition, however, is its longstanding cooperation with dentists. By listening to the suggestions and feedback of front-line professionals, A-dec has been able to deliver a range of products that provide practitioners with the exact features they need to achieve excellent results. Always looking for new ways to make dentistry better, A-dec has recently launched the new My A-dec app – a simple way for practitioners to view, customise and order A-dec equipment. Download the app for free at: A-dec UK is a proud sponsor of The Dentistry Awards and is always enthusiastic to celebrate the exceptional achievements of the UK’s very best dentists. The dedicated team are pleased to provide ongoing support and advice to the profession, and look forward to continuing their positive relationship with the country’s outstanding dental practitioners.
For more information about A-dec Dental UK Ltd, call 0800 233 285, or visit

Costech Elite

Here at Costech Elite, we have been creating ‘smiles to live for’ since 1977. We offer a full service of crown and bridge, prosthetics, digital solutions and implant restorations all under one roof. Now your dental team has one point of contact for all your laboratory requirements for both your NHS and your private patients. Our team of GDC-registered elite managers and technicians all have a
passion to provide your smile team and your patients a service to smile about. The elite managers are always on hand to be your eyes, ears and point of contact with the laboratory team. We enjoy the rapport and communication with our dentists, and may it continue far into the future. With the years of experience we have, we understand that consistency of the restorations we produce is essential for the smooth running of your practice. With good communication, quality materials, DAMAS accreditation and use of the latest technologies available, consistent high quality is always achieved. Innovation, dedication and communication is our mantra that keeps us passionate in the work we create and the service we provide. To become an elite dentist, contact us today on 01474 320076 or send an email to and see how we put out the red carpet to welcome you.
For more information about Costech, visit


Denmat Holdings, LLC is based in Lompoc, California. Since its founding in 1974, Denmat has been a specialist in high-quality dental products for dental professionals in the United States,
Canada and more than 98 countries. Denmat offers three main product categories; restorative consumables include the brands known and trusted by dentist: Geristore, Core Paste, Tenure, Ultra-Bond, Infinity, Splash, Splashmax, Precision, Perfectemp10, Nuance. Our small equipment includes a broad suite of products, including SOL and the new NV Pro3 Pen Style wireless soft tissue laser. Sapphire Plasma Arc Light cures all composites in three seconds. Magna 2.0 and 4.0 LED curing lights. We are proud to offer our Perioptix Magnification Loupes and Headlight Systems and Firefly Cordless LED Headlight. Denmat is the home of the world’s #1 patient-requested thin veneer, Lumineers crafted by using advanced digital scanning, proprietary design software, and 3D printing— all hand-finished by skilled lab artisans in California. Denmat also features Snap-On Smile the ultimate provisional appliances that changes people’s lives and smiles. In 2014 we acquired G Hartzell & Sons, manufacturer of dental and surgical instruments. We use only the highest quality components and manufacturing methods backed by a comprehensive quality
control program and policy. These methods have led G Hartzell’s recognition for superior quality by industry leaders throughout the world. We are committed to providing the highest quality products and services that will meet or exceed our customer expectations, comply with requirements and continually improve the effectiveness of the quality system.
For more information about Denmat, visit

The Dental Directory

The Dental Directory is a one-stop-shop for all your practice needs, from everyday consumables, sundries and materials to state-of-the-art surgery treatment centres and digital imaging systems.
From humble beginnings more than 40 years ago, The Dental Directory has grown to become one of the UK’s largest dental dealers with a product range of more than 27,000 different products that cover every aspect of modern dentistry. The Dental Directory is synonymous with fantastic quality, innovation and great customer service. The Dental Directory offers an industry-leading 6pm order cut-off time for next day delivery and has highly trained field-based and internal sales teams on hand to provide vital service and product information whenever you need it. The Dental Directory takes great pride from its connections and associations throughout the profession and, through its ongoing dedication to excellent products, innovation and independent guidance, is committed to helping raise the standards of dental provision across the country.
For more information about The Dental Directory, call 0800 585 586, or visit,

Ivoclar Vivadent

Headquartered in Schaan, principally of Liechtenstein, Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. Ivoclar Vivadent was founded as a production facility for artificial ceramic teeth in 1923. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education. Operating in the three product areas direct restoratives, fixed prosthetics and emovable prosthetics, Ivoclar Vivadent offers dentists and dental technicians products and product systems that support them across the entire treatment and fabrication process and enable them to achieve aesthetic results. Since its acquisition of Wieland Dental in 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent disposes of an extended range of CAD/CAM materials and equipment. With regard to digital workflows, the company offers not only high-quality products but also supports dentists and dental technicians with state-of-the art technologies and first-class trainings and courses. Ivoclar Vivadent operates one of the largest research and development centres in the dental industry. The company is committed to developing integrated concepts and cooperating with renowned institutions and universities. Ivoclar Vivadent’s innovations are the result of the interplay of technical feasibility, market orientation and experience. Its developments have proven their worth in practical use.
For more information about Ivoclar Vivadent, visit


Mediholdings is a group of family run businesses that have grown and developed alongside the dental market for the past 16 years. Our signature approach, personable yet highly driven, has seen us set the benchmark for service standards within the sector. Medicruit strives to be the recruitment partner of choice to the dental industry, aiming to achieve success through talented and motivated people. We are here to provide expertise and value to both our candidates and clients at every stage of the recruitment process. We have featured in the dental market for over 16 years. Our key focus is on the needs and requirements of our clients. Mediestates offer advice relating to all aspects of your business. Our specialist team have been in the sector for numerous years,  demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of the ever-changing market. Our exceptional service is tailored to your individual business requirements; whether that be a sale, valuation, increasing your business potential or planning a suitable long or short term exit strategy. Medifinancial specialises in providing services to healthcare professionals. Our sector experience allows us to
research and source financial products which best suit the needs of our clients, through our extensive market research. Our long standing trusted relationships with clients and providers is of paramount importance. This enables us to achieve our goal of giving excellent service, financial advice and guidance.
For more information about Mediestates, visit


We’re Mydentist: one of Europe’s largest dental company’s. Our 675-plus network of practices is committed to providing the latest treatments, and helping the nation improve their oral health. Over ten million people in the UK trust us with their dental care. We have built up the largest dental corporate through acquiring dental practices that offer NHS and private and specialist treatments to our patients. Importantly, as a result of this, we have built up a wealth of experience and expertise. We use this experience to work together with dentists to ensure they realise the true value and potential of their business. The best dental care starts with the best people. That’s why we make it our mission to attract and develop talent. Mydentist is home to over 2000 dental professionals, each of whom enjoys comprehensive support from our team of clinical directors. You’ll find a wealth of opportunities to further your professional skills, including the option to
specialise in areas such as orthodontics and implants. Our Academy will support your development every step of the way.
For more information about Mydentist, visit

Simplyhealth Professionals

Simplyhealth Professionals is one of the UK’s leading dental payment plan specialist’s with more than 6,500 member dentists nationwide caring for approximately 1.7 million patients registered to a Denplan product. Simplyhealth Professionals provide the following range of Denplan dental payment plans under the Denplan name:

  • Denplan Care: all routine and restorative care and worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover
  • Denplan Essentials: routine care only and worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover
  • Denplan for Children: routine and other agreed care and worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover
  • Denplan Membership: registered with the dentist and worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover
  • Denplan Hygiene: a dental payment plan without dental insurance for all types of practice from NHS, mixed and private to support patients commit to a consistent hygiene programme
  • Denplan Emergency Insurance: worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover only.

Simplyhealth Professionals also provides a wide range of professional services for its member dentists and their practice teams, including the Denplan Quality Programme and Denplan Excel Accreditation Programme. Plus regulatory advice, business and marketing consultancy services and networking opportunities.
For more information about Simplyhealth Professionals,
call 0800 169 9962, or visit,

Quality Endodontic Distributors Limited

QED is a specialist independent endodontic supply company. Bringing you the latest endodontic technology and products, with our experience knowledge we can help with the myths and truth of products on the market today. The QED sales team visit practices daily servicing accounts and product training, helping the end user find the right product. In addition, each year we support around two hundred endodontic courses throughout the UK. Our extensive catalogue of endodontic products covers everything Endo, many of our products are exclusive to QED, such as; Reciproc one file endo, which has changed many clinician’s thoughts approach to RCT’s. We have recently introduced Reciproc blue, adds more flexibility and strength to the range. Other exclusives include; Root ZX, Alpha, Beta and Obtura Max these are some of the most renowned endodontic products worldwide.
For more information about QED, call 01733 404999, or visit,


Founded in 1890, W&H is a specialist manufacturer of a full range of dental handpieces, surgical units, sterilisers and laboratory motors. The range also includes handpiece maintenance and decontamination equipment from the Assistina to a thermo washer disinfector dryer. W&H continues to pioneer and export innovative dental products from its R&D centre in Austria and its sterilisation division in Italy, putting it at the forefront of dental technology including such innovations as the new Lisa sterilisation app. W&H (UK) Ltd was established in 1991 and 25 years on
continues to sell, market and distribute W&H products throughout the UK and Ireland through a well-established dealer network, working with many of the UK’s large and small dealers. W&H pioneered sterilisable LED technology amongst other important innovations and have a wide portfolio including the Synea premium range of handpieces and the Alegra and surgical handpiece ranges offering the option of self-generating LED for optic and non-optic units. W&H also supplies an innovative range of top quality surgical equipment including the Implantmed and Piezomed Ultrasonic Bone Surgery Unit. W&H (UK) has a factory-trained service team providing fast efficient repair turnaround for W&H products with an online support system at W&H (UK) is an ISO registered company and promotes excellence in dentistry, with a wide range of products to meet current and future guidance and are ideal for compliance with best practice. People have priority.
For more information about W&H, call 01727 874990, or visit,

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