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Deadline: January 17, 2022


The award recognizes clinically focused and patient centered original research. The award is co-sponsored by the IADR Prosthodontics Research Group (PRG) and funded by a bursary to the group. The award recognizes the life time work of Neal Garrett and matches his efforts in patient centered care. The award is sponsored by Future Leaders in Prosthodontics (FLIP)



An abstract must be presented within the Prosthodontics Research Group Poster Session of the IADR General Session, and the research presented must not have been published or considered for publication prior to the date of abstract submission. Researchers carrying out original research are eligible for the award if they have been the primary author of no more than three articles published in refereed scientific journals.



Research submitted for the IADR 98th General Session & Exhibition in Washington, D.C. is eligible for consideration for the award. Abstracts must be submitted online to the Prosthodontics Research Group, as a poster presentation, and the award must be selected from the list of IADR Group Awards in order to be considered for this award, by the abstract deadline of January 17, 2022. 

Entrants for the award must send a five (5) page extended abstract on their work and will be judged on the quality and originality of their poster presentation. The extended abstracts will be judged for originality and scientific design of the research, and the scientific merit.



All awards will be presented during the annual business meeting of the PRG during the 2022 IADR/APR General Session & Exhibition a virtual experience.  The award will be: 1st Place - $1,000 USD.




Please send the five (5) page extended abstract (by October 25, 2020 deadline) to:
Dr. Frauke Müller at


Past Recipients

2020 Recipient

Yasmine Bouattour, Division of Gerodontology and removable Prosthodontics, University Clinic of Dental Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland

2019 Recipient
1st Place:
Samir Abou-Ayash
"5-Year Retention Forces of One-piece Mini Dental Implant-retained Mandibular Overdentures"

2nd Place:

Chie Watanabe

"The Effect of Removable Partial Denture Placement for Diabetic Patients"

2018 Recipients
Najla Chebib (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
“Edentulous Jaw Impression Techniques: An In Vivo Comparison of Trueness”

2017 Recipient
Aminah Alesawy (University of Montreal, Canada)
“Two- Versus Three-Implant-Assisted Mandibular Overdenture: Patient-Based Outcomes”

2016 Recipient
Anna Miyayasu
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Tokyo Medical and Dental University