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Global Clinical Case Contest

The Dentsply Sirona Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC)

  • Worldwide contest for dental students
  • International case presentation
  • Global publication of winning cases

Since its inception in 2004-2005, more than 3,900 dental students have participated, with the 2018-2019 competition drawing a total of 1242 entries, from 134 universities.

Dental undergraduate and graduate students, with less than 2 years of clinical practice, are invited to participate (repeated participation excluded) by documenting a patient case with photographs and text.

A university should designate a tutor for its participants, and each university can submit up to three entries through its local Dentsply Sirona country organization.

A tutor can range from a dental faculty member to a post-graduate student. Their purpose will be to oversee the student’s clinical case.

Previous Winner - Universities


National & Regional Contests

until May 8, 2020

  • Selection of national and regional winners, depending on number of universities per nation/region: one per nation or region, respectively.
  • Winners will receive a prize, which vary from country to country.
  • All winners are qualified for the Global Final.

Global Final

on July 2, 2020 in Constance, Germany

  • The national/regional winners will present their cases to a top-class international panel of judges at a global judging event.
  • The top three contestants will be presented with an award.
  • Travel expenses will be covered by Dentsply Sirona.

Poster Exhibition - Public Vote

September 10-12, 2020 in Marseille, France

  • The top three cases will be presented at the Dentsply Sirona booth during the PER-IADR Congress with the professional audience voting to select the most outstanding case.
  • Global winners are invited to attend the congress.
  • The winner will be honored.
  • Travel expenses will be covered by Dentsply Sirona.


GCCC Rules

  • All undergraduate students are eligible to take part in the contest. Also graduates can take part, provided no more than 2 years have passed since graduation and the start of the contest.
  • Participant registration form, case poster and Global Final presentation of national resp. regional winners must be submitted no later than May 7, 2019 to your local Dentsply Sirona representative.
  • Participant form must be co-signed by the student’s tutor or department head.
  • 1 clinical case per dental student.
  • Up to 3 clinical cases / students per University.
  • Dentsply Sirona receives the copyright of the case study, as soon as the case is sent in for participation.
  • National resp. regional winners agree to write a case report.
  • A minimum of 3 student cases are required per region/nation to name a regional/national winner.
  • Each student only benefits once fro