orthodontist patient_optTop Dentists has launched its “America’s Top Dentists” survey. Peers and patients can nominate dental professionals, including general dentists, orthodontists, prosthodontists, periodontists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons. At the end of the year, Top Dentists will release the survey results and name one top dental professional from each of the top 100 designated market areas in the United States.

Each winner will be highlighted in an editorial feature and receive a prize package valued at $10,000. The package will include an office plaque, Web site badges, and a profile features on the Top Dentists Web site.

The survey is open through the end of September 2012.