The Smile Awards

The Smile Awards have been set up to celebrate people and organisations based in Leicester, who have helped improve oral health through creative and innovative projects and practices.

Do you know someone or an organisation that you would like to nominate?

Further information

What are the categories for the awards?

There are six nomination categories:

  1. Dental Practice Award
    The winner of this award will be a dental practice in Leicester that goes over and above their call of duty to improve the oral health of their community as well as their patient population, working as a team.
  2. Early Years Award
    The winner of this award will be an early years setting (i.e. nursery, children’s centre) that is passionate about improving the health of the children who attend their setting and works hard to support the children and their parents to maintain good oral health.
  3. School Award
    The winner of this award will be a school in Leicester that has prioritised improving oral health in their school and has put in a special effort to do so.
  4. Community Champion - Children Award
    The winner of this award will be an individual or group who works or volunteers in Leicester and has worked hard to improve the oral health of children in the community that they work in.
  5. Community Champion – Adults Award
    The winner of this award will be an individual or group who works or volunteers in Leicester and has worked hard to improve the oral health of adults in the community that they work in.
  6. Above and Beyond Award
    The winner of this award will be an individual who has shown a particularly excellent enthusiasm, passion and dedication to improving oral health in their setting or community.

How do I make a nomination?

When will the awards be presented?

The Smile Awards will be taking place on Thursday 16 June 2022 at The City Rooms. If you are interested in attending please email healthyteethhappysmiles@leicester.gov.uk for more information.