Designs of the Future will garner $3,000 in prizes in The 6th annual Incisal Edge Design Competition

In one category of the dental lifestyle magazine’s annual competition for architecture and interior design, Design of the Future: Make a Grand Entrance, the contest invites participants to create a workplace — specifically the reception and business zone of a dental office — for patients and practitioners of tomorrow.

Visionaries from all realms are encouraged to enter, including: students with unique perspectives, solution-driven architects with imagination to spare, and dental professionals with a passion for improving the patient experience.

One grand prize winner will receive:

  • a $2,000 monetary award,
  • an “Incisal Edge Design of the Future Winner” seal to be used in a portfolio,
  • a trip to the Benco Dental Build Your Future™ workshop to meet leading architect and dentist, Dr. Tristan Hamilton,
  • a profile in Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine’s spring issue, and
  • a framed display of their winning entry as featured in the magazine.

One runner up will receive a $1000 award. Design of the Future nominations will be accepted through November 28, 2018.

Ready to enter?

For contest specifics, visit:, an entry point created for ease-of-use, where nominees can find detailed instructions, helpful tips and motivation from previous year’s winners.

A juried panel from the dental and architectural worlds will select America’s most striking practices.  Each judge performs a comprehensive review of numerous submissions, including practice photos and floor plans, along with explanations of how each attains a functional balance of design, operation, and technology.

Published by Benco Dental, Incisal Edge celebrates dentists’ achievements both inside the operatory and during their hard-earned downtime. To applaud excellence in dental design, the magazine will profile the winners of its 6th annual design competition in the magazine’s spring edition. For additional information regarding Incisal Edge magazine, visit: