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The British Society of Prosthodontics offer a number of awards annually, ranging from undergraduates to highly esteemed members of the society.

The Gold Medal

The Gold medal is the highest accolade which the BSSPD awards. This award is presented only once every three years to an individual who has made 'exceptional contributions to the furtherance/development of Prosthodontics' in the following domains: clinical, research, education and personal contribution to the BSSPD. Nominations are received from the membership every three years and the Gold Medal is awarded following the outcome of the assessment panel including the immediate past president, current president and the president elect.

BSSPD Research Award

The British Society of Prosthodontics is delighted to offer a research prize to support a project related to Prosthodontics. The BSSPD Research Award seeks to support early career researchers in the field of Prosthodontics to undertake high-quality research that benefits patients.

The BSSPD Research Award will be for up to £10,000 and is intended to support research into prosthodontics in the broadest sense.  Applicants should be in early stages of a research or clinical career (i.e. pre-doctoral). Applicants may be working in any field of dentistry, but must have been members 

In-Training Award

This award is intended to support those in specialist training in Prosthodontics or Restorative Dentistry who are members of BSSPD, to obtain further clinical, audit or research experience in prosthodontics, in a unit away from the one at which they are normally based. The award is worth up to £1500 and can be used to support the cost of travel, accommodation or course fees.

Schottlander Prizes

The BSSPD, in association with Schottlander offers two annual prizes for the advancement of knowledge in Prosthodontics. The main prize is awarded for a twenty-minute Oral Presentation delivered to the Annual Conference of the Society. Schottlander also provide a prize for the best Poster Display.

Coltene Early Career Awards

These new awards are made to BSSPD members who are within 12 months of qualification, or undergraduates in their final year of study, at the time of application. Up to 3 awards will be made per year. The candidates are required to produce a poster to present at the Annual BSSPD Conference documenting a case report involving significant prosthodontic treatment. The scope of the award is such that cases involving either fixed or removable prosthodontic treatment are considered.

Kulzer Undergraduate Award

This award is made for the best critical review received by BSSPD on a subject related to Prosthodontics. The prize takes the form of a monetary award of £250 together with a certificate presented by Kulzer. The recipient of the award will be invited to the BSSPD Annual Conference as a guest of the society.


Conference 2025
Royal Institution

'Sustainability in Prosthodontics'

Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th April 2025, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London. Further details coming in Autumn 2024