July 12, 2012

Free E-learning Products Offer Dental Assisting Career Advice, Help Boost Vocabulary

The DALE Foundation now offers two free e-learning products for oral healthcare professionals: Your Career as a Dental Auxiliary and the Sample Glossary of Dental Terms. These engaging, interactive products are designed to help advance the dental team in a fun and dynamic online format.

Your Career as a Dental Auxiliary is a series of over 45 inspiring video clips of dental assistants whose career paths have led them to work as instructors, consultants, dental office managers and more. Hear valuable career advice and insights from experts such as Kathy J. Zwieg, LDA, CDA, the Editor-in-Chief of Inside Dental Assisting; Rosemary Pisani, CDA, B.A., Dental Assisting Instructor at Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School; Amy Paundlay, CDA, Office Manager at Kids First Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics; and Deborah Jaruzel, CDA, RDA, B.S., Adjunct Faculty Member at Mott Community College. Learners may access career advice and insights from four experienced dental assistants online — anytime, anywhere, at no cost. You can also make suggestions for future additions to Your Career as a Dental Auxiliary.

The DALE Foundation also offers the free Sample Glossary of Dental Terms, an e-learning tool that contains definitions, pronunciations and more for 100 commonly used dental terms. This dynamic study aid will help learners sharpen their vocabulary skills with interactive games such as Flashcards, Think Fast and Letter Race. The Sample Glossary is a fun way to experience the colorful graphics and course features of the DALE Foundation’s full-length Glossary of Dental Terms.

To view a demo of either product, click on the Course Demo tab on the Your Career as a Dental Auxiliary page or the Sample Glossary of Dental Terms page.

To access these two free e-learning products, go to Create Account, log in to or create your personal DALE Foundation account, then click on the DALE Foundation’s online product catalog.

About the DALE Foundation

The DALE Foundation, or the Dental Auxiliary Learning and Education Foundation, was founded in March 2010. The DALE Foundation is the official DANB affiliate and is a separately incorporated, independent nonprofit organization. The DALE Foundation offers interactive e-learning courses and study aids to help advance the dental team.

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