Attention students: Enter your dental office reception area design to win $2000

  Designs of the Future will garner $3,000 in prizes in The 6th annual Incisal Edge Design Competition In one category of the dental lifestyle magazine’s annual competition for architecture and interior design, Design of the Future: Make a Grand Entrance, the contest invites participants to create a workplace — specifically the reception and business zone of a dental […]

Incisal Edge, Herman Miller announce awards for dental practice design

For 5th year, dental lifestyle magazine canvasses country; celebrates offices that unite form, function It’s hard to say when exactly the transformation from drab, depressing, crammed-in, purely functional dental practices of yore became a thing of… well, yore. But it’s unquestionably true that more dentists’ offices than ever could now double as spa centers, resort […]

Nominate a dental practice for 5th annual Incisal Edge Design Competition

Award-winning offices will win Herman Miller Aeron chairs; Designs of the Future will garner $3,000 in prizes The 5th annual Incisal Edge Design Competition, as sponsored by Herman Miller, awards innovation and inspiration in the dental profession. Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals, offers an opportunity for national recognition for those who […]

A flurry of genius: How an award-winning design team views a dental practice of the future.

TO DEVISE Los Rocas Dentistry — “on the rocks” in Spanish — Benco Dental interior designer Mandy Welman climbed back into her childhood, part of which she spent near Portland, Oregon. Part of the Incisal Edge Design Competition  team that created the award-winning Practice of the Future, Welman recently explained her inspiration to  Incisal Edge Managing […]

Designer creates styles for smiles

  In 2015,  Larry Lee merited a national award for envisioning a dental practice of tomorrow. A recent project delivered him back into the realm of smiles. The Cloud 9 Sky Egg, a spherical office suspended between two towers, dozens of stories in the air, earned Lee grand prize in the Design of the Future category of the annual Design Awards presented by […]

Is your dental practice light green or dark green?

Caption: Recipient of a 2014 Incisal Edge Design Award for Best Green Initiative at her practice, Creekwood Dental Arts in Waco, Texas, shown above, Dr. Donna Miller shares tips for Green practice design. What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to discover where your practice lands on the Green Continuum. A short survey, created by the  Eco-Dentistry Association allows you  see how your practice […]

Does your dental office feel like a castle? This one does.

An awe-inspiring castle. A modernist metropolitan space. A practice that sparks “conservation conversations.” A surf-themed haven created around a vintage Volkswagen microbus. Excellence in dental-practice design depends on breaking through the confines of clinical thinking and injecting personal creativity. To celebrate excellence in dental design, Incisal Edge magazine joins forces with Clarion Financial for its […]