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dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award 2023 recipients announced

Posted May 19th, 2023 in 2023, in the news, the wire

Six outstanding students in oral healthcare awarded full tuition and career opportunities in their chosen fields

TORONTO, ON – May 19, 2023 – dentalcorp, Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest growing networks of dental practices, has announced the 2023 winners of its national scholarship program supporting the next generation of oral healthcare professionals.  

dentalcorp’s Academic Excellence Award provides recipients with full reimbursement of their program tuition and a contract at a dentalcorp practice. To qualify, students must be in their final year of study in dental hygiene or dental assisting programs at Canadian institutions and be selected from a pool of applicants based on academic accomplishments, extracurricular involvement, and the embodiment of dentalcorp’s core values.   

2023 dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award winners:  

Dental Hygiene
Lauren K., University of British Columbia
Shane F., Oxford College of Arts, Business, and Technology
Hannah W., Canadian National Institute of Health

Dental Assisting 
Henrique C., CDI Edmonton
Katelyn B., Holland College
Dina O., Keyin College - St. John's Campus

“When we first launched the Academic Excellence Award program in 2020, it was with a vision to support and develop high-achieving dental industry talent”, said Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer at dentalcorp. “We’re three years in, and I am thrilled with what our previous winners have accomplished within the network. I’m excited to welcome the 2023 winners to dentalcorp and can’t wait to see what they are able to accomplish in our practices and with our patients,” continued Deall.

It can be a struggle for students to balance debt while seeking to start and develop their careers in a highly competitive market. The dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award allows students to graduate with less debt and embark on a rewarding career path with a dentalcorp practice right away.  

dentalcorp’s Academic Excellence Award program is available to all graduating students of Canadian accredited colleges or universities who are majoring in dental assisting or dental hygiene. Applications for next year open in January 2024 at

To learn more about opportunities within the dentalcorp network, click here. 

About dentalcorp  
dentalcorp is Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest growing networks of dental practices, committed to advancing the overall well-being of Canadians by delivering the best clinical outcomes and unforgettable experiences. dentalcorp acquires leading dental practices, uniting its network in a common goal: to be Canada's most trusted healthcare network. Leveraging its industry-leading technology, know-how and scale, dentalcorp offers professionals the unique opportunity to retain their clinical autonomy while unlocking their potential for future growth. To learn more, visit