2014 YEP Best of Health Awards: Nominate your Dentist of the Year

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Help us to find the dental stars. We want to highlight oral health experts who go the extra mile to create perfect smiles.

We’re looking for top dentists who are kind, caring and overall are excellent at their jobs.

This award will recognise dentists, either doing NHS or private work, who are simply superb.

It could be by going to extra special lengths to accommodate patients who are fearful of having dental work done.

We also want to know if your dentist tries especially hard to make children feel more relaxed during treatment, or it could be that their expertise has picked up on a health problem that would otherwise have remained hidden.

Your dentist might be a specialist in their field, such as last year’s winner Dr Claire Hawker.

Dr Hawker, from the special care dentistry service run by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, looks after vulnerable patients such as people with mental health issues, learning disabilities or severe phobias.

She was named the winner after the judges were moved by the description her dedication to her job and hearing how she went out of her way, such as by squeezing patients’ hands when they were scared.

If your dentist is one in a million, nominate them for this award.


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