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Resources for Educating Prospective Dental Professionals

Something to Smile About Resources

American Dental Association

This program specifically targets the career areas of dentistry, dental assisting, dental hygiene, and dental laboratory technology. The materials are designed to meet various recruitment purposes and can be utilized by middle school/high school counselors and others, while supplies last.

The toolkits offer comprehensive educational information with the ability to download free items. Many of the resources can be used alone, in conjunction with other items or as a complete package.

To help you order, all materials are now available to preview below. The Order Form is available at the bottom of this page.

Pre-dental Toolkit

American Dental Association

The new toolkit highlights what’s unique about dentistry/dental team careers. In addition to a Pre-dental timeline, which is a checklist of activities to maximize a student’s undergraduate experiences, the kit includes:

  • 25 career brochures
  • F.A.Q. fact sheets
  • Pre-dental Timeline (college Freshman-Senior Year )
  • A Career Day presentation outline with hands-on demos/activities
  • Information on the ADA Mentoring/Shadowing Program
  • A newly produced dental team poster

Member price: $20.00 per Toolkit and items are also available separately.



High School Toolkit

American Dental Association

In additional to what’s listed below, the new high school toolkit includes the “Top Ten Reasons to Consider Dentistry as a Career”.

  • 25 career brochures
  • F.A.Q. fact sheets
  • Pre-dental Timeline (college Freshman-Senior Year)
  • A Career Day presentation outline with hands-on demos/activities
  • Information on the ADA Mentoring/Shadowing Program
  • A newly produced dental team poster

Member price: $20.00 per Toolkit and items are also available separately.



Elementary Toolkit

American Dental Association

This newly devised kit introduces dentistry to a young audience (second-sixth grade) with Make Healthy Smiles activity sheets:

No charge for the Elementary Toolkit

FAQ Fact Sheets

American Dental Association

These one page color fact sheets provide the latest facts and figures highlighting each career area. When ordering, please specify:

  • Dentistry
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Laboratory Technology
  • Top Ten Reasons to Consider Dentistry
  • Pre-dental Timeline

Member price: $6.00 for a pack of 25 (download a sample below)

Posters

American Dental Association

  • New 11x17 posters showcase the entire dental team—dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant and dental laboratory technician
  • Colorful individual 11x17 posters portray dentistry, dental assisting, dental hygiene and dental laboratory technology careers

Member price: $5.00 each. When ordering, please specify dental team or which individual poster.


Brochures

American Dental Association

Individual brochures highlighting the educational preparation, career options and opportunities and the uniqueness of dentistry, dental assisting, dental hygiene and dental laboratory technology career fields.

Member price: $10.00 for a pack of 25 (quantity pricing available). When ordering, please specify dentistry or which individual dental team career.



DVD Productions

American Dental Association

These 10 minute DVDs showcase dentistry and careers in the dental profession:

Dentistry highlights the profession and its many career options, testimonials and more

Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting highlights each separately

Dental Laboratory Technology describes artistic detail work and high tech equipment utilized

Member quantity pricing available, see Order Form.

Video samples are available.

Order Form

Download a Sample