PROSEC Excellence Award

Objective

The PROSEC Clinical Excellence Award, bestowed every year, honors an outstanding clinical documentation of a ceramic implant treatment concept. The prize is awarded annually as part of the scientific PROSEC Partner Meeting. It is endowed with 3,000 euros.

Prerequisites and Submission

Clinical and/or technical implementation, quality of documentation, complexity of the clinical/technical situation, and completeness of the documentation are the factors given special consideration. In addition to photographic documentation and informative captions, the report should be structured as “Initiation, Planning, Treatment Protocol and/or Dental Technical Work Steps, Prosthetic Restoration Result, and Epicrisis.” The report must clearly express the indication for the treatment with a ceramic or metal-free restoration. Photographic documentation must include images of the initial situation, clinical treatment or technical work steps, immediate treatment result, and a recall at least six months after the prosthetic treatment. Furthermore, X-ray documentation at the start of the treatment and after the insertion of prosthetic restorations must be included. In total, the report should include a maximum of 15 images (with X-ray images), on 8 pages including text (DIN A4 format, double line spacing, 12-point font size).

Assessment

The assessment is performed by a 5-member jury of experts composed of members of the PROSEC Scientific Board.

The entries are rated anonymously. To ensure this, please give your entry a short title and send it as a PDF document to the PROSEC secretary’s office, attention Ms. Kirstein. The jury will only receive your entry including the short title. The secretary’s office attends to the assignment of the placements following evaluation by the experts.

The next deadline for entries is October 15, 2021.