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Cellerant announces the 2023 Best of Class Hygiene award winners

July 28, 2023
Here are the latest innovative products chosen by your peers. They believe these products will elevate the hygiene profession and make your job easier.

Cellerant Consulting Group is pleased to announce the 2023 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene award winners. “These innovative companies have earned the right to celebrate for their standout technologies that continue to elevate the standard of care in dental hygiene,” said Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO of Cellerant Consulting Group and creator of the Best of Class Hygiene awards program. “Our panel of experts spent many hours in close discussion identifying these standout products. This year's winners are proof of the extraordinary innovation taking place in the hygiene space today.”

The 2023 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene award winners are: 

Airflow Prophylaxis Master – EMS

Allday Dry Mouth Products – Elevate Oral Care

Dental Pain Eraser – Synapse Dental

Epic Hygiene – Biolase Inc.

FluoriMax NaF Varnish – Elevate Oral Care

GC Fuji Triage EP – GC America  

Hybenx Advanced Dental Debridement – Epien Medical Inc.

Livfresh Gel Toothpaste – Livionex Inc.

OraCare Health Rinse – OraCare 

OraVital System – OraVital Inc.

PerioProtect Noninvasive Perio Tray – Perio Protect LLC

QuickPass In-Office Dental Water Test – ProEdge Dental Water Labs 

Trios 5 Wireless – 3Shape Global

Xlear Nasal Spray – Xlear Inc.

“Innovation in dentistry takes place every day, and we’re thrilled to honor the companies working hard to advance our industry,” states Melissa Turner, Best of Class panel member and Cellerant chief hygiene officer. “Our hygiene panel spent this past year discovering emerging and existing products that allow dental hygienists to excel in their practices. With this prestigious award, we’re thrilled to bring recognition to the best of the best manufacturers and their teams who go above and beyond to innovate.”

The Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene voting panel is comprised of Brooke Crouch, RDH; Kristin Goodfellow, BA, RDH; Melissa Turner, BASDH, RDHEP, EFDA; Nancy Miller, BA, RDH; Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, RDH, FACP; Rachel Wall, BS, RDH; Sarah Crow, RDH; and Valerie Dangler, BSDH, RDH.

This year, winning products are being showcased at RDH Under One Roof’s annual meeting, in Nashville, Tennessee, on July 20-22. Attendees have the unique opportunity to experience these Best of Class technologies firsthand on the Under One Roof exhibition floor, in addition to meeting the voting panel and learning more about why the winners were selected.

Want to read about last year's winners? Announcing the 2022 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award winners

About the Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene award

Since the inaugural presentation in 2009, the Best of Class Technology Awards have grown to occupy a unique space in the dental industry by creating awareness of manufacturers that are driving the discussion as to how practices will operate now and in the future. The Best of Class Hygiene awards were initiated in 2021.

Over the course of each year, the panel members seek out and conduct research on potentially practice-changing technologies, with deliberations on nominees and final voting typically taking place in February. Panelists are precluded from voting in any category where they have consulting relationships. The entire selection process is conducted and managed on a not-for-profit basis and is transparent and rigorous.

For more information on the Cellerant Best of Class awards, visit cellerantconsulting.com.

About the Author

Melissa Turner, BASDH, RDHEP, EFDA

Melissa K. Turner, BASDH, RDHEP, EFDA, is a fresh force of change and is on a powerful mission to transform the future of dentistry for both patients and practitioners. She is a fractional executive and advises companies and DSOs on brand strategy and product growth. A top millennial influencer and KOL, she is cofounder of The Denobi Awards, the National Mobile & Teledentistry Conference, and the I,Woman podcast. Reach Melissa at melissakturner.com.

Updated May 22, 2023