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<br /> Insights from our 2nd annual survey<br /> WHATDOES<br /> THE FUTURE HOLD<br /> FOR DENTISTRY?<br /> KNOWLEDGE SUCCESS LIFE<br /> SPRING 2015<br /> THE EDISON AWARDS<br /> INTRODUCING THE DEFINITIVE HONOR<br /> FOR INNOVATION IN OUR FIELD<br /> <br /> Photograph by Eric Larsen (top right); photograph by Steven P. Widoff (bottom)<br /> 41<br /> Features<br /> 41<br /> The 2015<br /> Edison Awards<br /> For the first time, the Edison Awards — the<br /> standard-setter for innovation, creativity<br /> and problem-solving — is honoring the<br /> finest dental advancements of the past<br /> year. The awards will be announced in<br /> April, but we’re showcasing all the dental<br /> nominees right here. PLUS: Too impatient<br /> 58 to see who wins? 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