LDA Awards Applications and Past Recipients

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor bestowed by the LDA and is presented annually to individual members who have exemplified the highest standards of professional conduct in dentistry and have made extraordinary contributions in organized dentistry and their community.

LDA Distinguished Service Award Online Nomination Form
  • Requirements for the Distinguished Service Award
  • Past Award Recipients

New Dentist Award

The New Dentist Award is presented annually to one LDA member who has been in practice for less than 10 years, and who has distinguished himself/herself by giving his/her time and talents for the betterment of mankind. Such contributions include civic involvement, public service and unselfish devotion to the dental profession.
LDA New Dentist Award Online Nomination Form
  • Requirements for the New Dentist Award
  • Past Award Recipients

Humanitarian Award

The LDA Humanitarian Award recognizes dentists who have distinguished themselves through outstanding dental service activities in the USA or abroad.

LDA Humanitarian Award Online Nomination Form
  • What is a humanitarian?
  • Requirements for the Humanitarian Award
  • Past Award Recipients