The 2nd annual Incisal Edge Design Awards sponsored by Clarion Financial, for one.

Dentists, dental students, architects and interior designers might be a few photos away from winning a $1,000 prize in the competition. Nominations will be accepted and winners awarded $1,000 in each of the contest’s five  categories: new construction, repurposed practice, eco-friendly practice, specialty practice and Design of the Future. This year’s juried panel for the dental lifestyle magazine contest will include five experts from the worlds of architecture and dentistry.

Entries will be accepted through September 5, 2014. Enter here:

Get the inside track on the blue ribbon panel of judges:
DAVID ALLISON, FAIA, NCARB, ACHA,  is the Alumni Distinguished Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture and Health at Clemson University, focusing on health-care architecture. His primary areas of study are operational efficiency and effectiveness; health outcomes and patient safety; patient, family and staff satisfaction; and accommodating change. He is a founding member of the Fellowship of the American College of Healthcare Architects and the Coalition for Health Environments Research.

TRISTAN HAMILTON, DDS, M. ARCH., holds degrees in architecture (from Andrews University in Michigan) and dentistry (from Loma Linda University in Southern California). He practiced as an architect for several years in Washington, D.C.; among the projects he worked on were renovations of numerous U.S.embassies around the world.  He lives in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he practices in an office he designed himself, a space previously featured in Incisal Edge as one of the best dental offices in America.

LISA PHILP, RDH, CMC,  combines practical applications of dentistry with real life solutions as the innovative leader and business owner at the full-service coaching company for dentistry – Transitions Group North America. Her mission: To make dentistry simple and fun, allowing dental professionals to achieve personal and professional fulfillment in the workplace. A graduate from East Tennessee State University, she began the clinical portion of her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the United States and Canada.

REX WILDEY, DDS, holds a degree in dentistry and a certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. A second generation dentist, he infuses a commitment to the welfare of children into his practice, a surf-themed haven created around a vintage Volkswagen microbus. In 2014, Wildey Pediatric Dentistry, Texas earned an Incisal Edge Design Award in the Specialty Practice category.

ADAM M. WISE, LEED AP DESIGNER, BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON, is an architect and an LEED Accredited Professional whose primary focus concerns using state-of-theart technology to streamline design. He earned his master’s degree in architecture from Judson University near Chicago, where his thesis proposed viable solutions for the development of environmentally friendly “net-zero” homes. Wise is employed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, a national architectural, planning and interior-design firm that has received more than 500 awards for design.