The 2023 list of honored products recognizes innovative solutions and technologies helping to advance hygiene care.
Fourteen dental hygiene products have been named 2023 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award winners, with the winning categories including intraoral scanners, lasers, materials, toothpastes, and more.
This year, the winning hygiene products are being showcased at RDH Under One Roof’s annual meeting— July 20-22 in Nashville, Tennessee. Attendees at this week’s meeting can check out these Best of Class technologies first-hand on the exhibition floor, in addition to meeting the voting panel and learning more about the awards’ selection process.
“These innovative companies have earned the right to celebrate for their standout technologies that continue to elevate the standard of care in dental hygiene,” Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO of Cellerant Consulting Group, and creator of the Best of Class Hygiene awards program, says in a press release. “Our panel of experts spent many hours in close discussion identifying these standout products. This year's list of winners is proof of the extraordinary innovation taking place in the hygiene space today.”
The 2023 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Winners are:
“Innovation in dentistry takes place every day, and we are thrilled to honor the companies working hard to advance our industry,” states Melissa Turner, Best of Class panel member and Cellerant Chief Hygiene Officer, in the press release. “Our hygiene panel spent this past year discovering emerging and existing products that allow dental hygienists to excel in their practice. With this prestigious award, we’re thrilled to bring recognition to the best of the best manufacturers and their teams who go above and beyond to innovate.”
The Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Voting Panel is made up ofBrooke Crouch, RDH, Kristin Goodfellow, RDH, BA, Turner, BASDH, RDHEP, EFDA, Nancy Miller, RDH, BA, Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, RDH, DMD, FACP, Rachel Wall, RDH, BS, Sarah Crow, RDH, and Valerie Dangler, RDH, BSDH.
About the Award
Started in 2009, the Best of Class Technology Awards have grown in the dental industry by creating awareness of manufacturers that are driving the discussion as to how practices will operate now and in the future. Cellerant initiated the Best of Class Hygiene Awards in 2021.
Over the course of each year, the panel seeks out and conducts research on potentially practice-changing technologies, followed by deliberations and final voting. The hygiene panelists are precluded from voting in any category where they have consulting relationships. The entire selection process is conducted and managed on a not-for-profit basis and is transparent and rigorous.
For a list of the 2022 Best of Class Hygiene Award Winners, click here.