The Texas New Dentist of the Year award started in 2009 to recognize emerging leaders in the field of dentistry. Nominees are chosen throughout the state from local societies and components of the Texas Dental Association and Texas AGD.
Nominees are recognized, and the winner is announced, at the Texas Academy Awards Pre-Party during the Lone Star Dental Conference in Austin, TX. In addition, all nominees and their nominating organizations are recognized in the TexasGP, event promotions, and press releases.
1. Nominee must be a general dentist.
2. Nominee must be an AGD member for at least two years.
3. Nominee must have graduated from dental school within the past seven years.
4. Nominee must attend the Texas Academy Awards.
5. Each component or society may only nominate one dentist.
6. Previous winners are not eligible.