Wells Fargo Practice Finance, Dental Economics, ADA Business ResourcesSM, and the American Dental Association (ADA) recently announced the winners of the 2014 Dental Office Design Competition at the ADA’s America’s Dental Meeting in San Antonio.

All newly built offices—or those that underwent leasehold improvements or renovations—completed between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013 were eligible for entry in the competition. A panel of industry experts in design and technology chose the winners listed below.

1. Dental Office Design of the Year (?best overall facility in functional design, efficient interior space planning, and appropriate integration of dental equipment and technology):

  • Small Practice—Eric To, DDS, ?Parklane Dental?, Arcadia, Calif
  • Group Practice—Craig Spodak, DMD, ?Spodak Dental Group, ?Delray Beach, Fla

2. Outstanding Specialty Practice (best? new, remodeled, or expanded facility for a specialty practice):

  • Lyell R. Hogg, DDS, ?North Iowa Oral Surgery Associates?, Mason City, Iowa

3. Outstanding Design Efficiency? (most effective space planning and use of square footage to meet practice needs and objectives):

  • Brian P. Rask, DMD, PA, ?Pompano Beach, Fla

Dental Office Design of the Year winners receive $2,500 bonus marketing funds, feature stories in Dental Economics, and engraved plaques for their office.