Photo of orthodontist's office.Wells Fargo Practice Finance, Emeryville, Calif, is accepting entries for its 2013 Dental Office Design Competition.

The competition is open to all newly built offices and offices with leasehold improvements or renovations completed between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2012.

A panel of dental industry and design experts will judge entries and the winners will be announced in November 2013 at the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in New Orleans. The competition is also sponsored by Dental Economics, ADA Business Resources, and the ADA.

Two grand prize winners for “Dental Office Design of the Year” will be selected — one from the “Small Practice” category and one from the “Group Practice” category. Grand prize winners receive a $2,500 bonus marketing fund, media exposure and coverage in Dental Economics, and other recognition, according to Wells Fargo Practice Finance.

The competition will also name winners for the following awards:

  • Outstanding New Dentist Practice
  • Outstanding Specialty Practice
  • Outstanding Design Efficiency

All entries must be postmarked by July 31, 2013. To enter or to learn more about the competition, visit Wells Fargo’s website