BDIA Award

Acknowledging the outstanding contribution of members to the dental sector.

BDIA Award

The BDIA Award was introduced in 2007 to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of a member of the industry to the dental sector.

All previous winners were recognised for dedication and innovation in their fields or commitment to charitable causes (please note there was no award in 2014), and include:

Recent Winners


Richard Muller

Richard's career in the dental engineering, manufacturing and export sector has spanned over 30 years. He continues to pioneer new technologies in digital dentistry alongside his team at Prima Dental, with dedication to the quality of British dental engineering in the UK and world-wide.


Terry Prodger

Terry became the BDIA's Technical Consultant in 2000, benefiting members with his extensive knowledge and experience of compliance issues, devices legislation and ISO & BSI standards. He's written 100's of Technical Updates and is recognised as one of the country’s experts on device legislation and manufacture.

Previous Winners


David Butterfield


John Siebert


Tony Anderson


Terry Abbott


Brian Schottlander


Martin Mills


John Davis


Norman Freedman

Nominations for 2018 

Nominees must be members of the industry and only BDIA members may submit nominations. The BDIA only awards this Honour to one candidate each year; as such nominees should have made a truly remarkable impact on the dental industry.

Nomination forms are available from Edmund Proffitt.

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