Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome to Smiley Little Faces!

    • A bit of Housekeeping

    • Tips for using the portal

  • 2

    Module 1 - Pregnancy and in the Womb

    • Introduction to Pregnancy Oral Health

    • Fetal Craniofacial Development

    • Pregnancy and Oral Health

    • Oral Care Protocol for the Pregnant Patient

    • Module 1 Quizz

  • 3

    Module 2 - The Young Baby

    • Introduction to the Young Baby

    • A Baby's Skull

    • Oral Anatomy and physiology of an infant 0-6 weeks

    • Quizz Oral Anatomy and Physiology of an Infant

    • The Baby Skull and Birth

    • Birth and Craniofacial Impacts

    • Feeding and Sucking

    • Variations in Oral Anatomy part 1

    • Oral Development and Milestones in the Younger Baby

    • Younger Baby Quiz Part 2

  • 4

    Module 3 - The Older Baby

    • Introduction to the Older Baby

    • Craniofacial Growth and Development

    • Feeding, Swallowing and Mouthing

    • Developmental Milestones in the Older Baby

    • The Older Baby Oral Care Protocol

    • The Older Baby Quiz

  • 5

    Module 4 - Tongue and Lip Ties 0 - 4 years

    • Introduction to Tongue and Lip Tie

    • Tongue and Lip Tie in Babies

    • What is Tongue and Lip Tie?

    • Tongue Tie and Lip Tie Assessment

    • Tongue and Lip Tie Surgery

    • Tongue and Lip Tie Assessment Guide for the Dental Surgery

    • Tongue and Lip Tie Quiz

  • 6

    Module 5 - Non- Nutritive Sucking in 0-4 Years

    • Introduction to Non-Nutritive Sucking

    • Non-Nutritive Sucking

    • Non- Nutritive Sucking in Babies

    • Non- Nutritive Sucking in Toddlers and Preschoolers

    • Pacifiers and Bottles

    • Non Nutritive sucking quiz

  • 7

    Module 6 - Airways and Sleep in 0- 4 Years

    • Introduction to Breathing and Sleep

    • Breathing and Sleep in Babies

    • The Importance of Sleep in children 0- 4 Years

    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

    • Fragmented Sleep and sleep maintenance

    • Airways and Breathing

    • Airway Screening Protocol for 0-4 years

    • Airways Quiz

  • 8

    Module 7 - The Toddler and Preschooler

    • Introduction to The Toddler

    • Orofacial Development and Milestones in the Toddler

    • Oral Developmental milestones in the Toddler Quiz

    • Feeding and Nutrition in the Toddler

    • Feeding and Nutrition in the Toddler Quiz

    • Examining the Toddler Protocol

    • Examining the Toddler Quiz

    • Introduction to the Preschooler

    • Orofacial and Developmental milestones in the Preschooler

    • Feeding and Nutrition in the Preschooler

    • Examining the Preschooler Protocol

    • The Preschooler Quiz

    • Behaviour guidance techniques

  • 9

    Module 8 - Trauma and Dentistry in 0-4 years

    • Introduction to Trauma in 0- 4 Years

    • Trauma in 0-4 yrs

    • Trauma Management Quiz

    • Introduction to Caries Management

    • Caries Management in 0-4 yrs

    • Caries Management Quiz

    • One Final Message

  • 10

    Patient videos

    • Oral Examination of the Older Baby

    • Oral Examination of a Toddler Knee to Knee

    • Examination of the Toddler in the Dental Chair

    • Examination of the Toddler Airway

    • Oral examination of a Preschooler

    • Behaviour shaping in young children at the dentist

  • 11

    Oral Play for 0-4 yrs Videos

    • Baby Oral Toy Use

    • Chew Toys for babies 4 months and up

    • Mouth toys for Toddlers

  • 12

    Fact Sheets and Patient Protocols

    • Pregnancy Oral Care Protocol

    • Drooling

    • Thumb and Finger Sucking in 0-4 years

    • Mouthing in Infants

    • Tongue and Lip Tie assessment guide

    • Tongue and Lip Tie assessment guide

    • Questions to ask about Sleep

    • Questions to ask about Breathing

    • Oral Screening Cheat Sheet

    • Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire

    • BEARS Screening Tool

  • 13

    Downloadables for Module 1

    • Fetal Craniofacial Development

    • Pregnancy and Oral Health

    • Oral Care Protocol for the Pregnant Patient

    • Pregnancy and Periodontal Disease - does a Two Way Relationship exist?

    • Association between Sleep- Disordered Breathing during Pregnancy and maternal and Fetal Outcomes: an Updated Systematic Review and meta-analysis

    • Efficacy of screening for high blood pressure in dental health care

    • Screening for hypertension in a Primary Care Dental clinic

    • Pre-Reading - A review of fetal oral and facial development

    • Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy Outcomes: Overview of Systematic Reviews

    • Sleep-disordered breathing and pregnancy: potential mechanisms and evidence for maternal and fetal morbidity

    • Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of pre-eclampsia

    • Developmental Aspects of the Upper Airway

    • Blood Pressure Chart

    • Pregnancy and Oral Health Diad

  • 14

    Downloadables for Module 2

    • Oral Anatomy and Physiology of an Infant 0-6 weeks

    • Birth and Craniofacial Impacts

    • Feeding and Sucking

    • Oral Development and Milestones in the Younger Baby

    • Head and neck characteristics of a Newborn

    • Infant Reflexes

    • Association between duration of breastfeeding and malocclusions in primary and mixed dentition: a systematic review and meta- analysis

    • CO-SLEEPING* AND SIDS: A guide for health professionals

    • It Takes a Mouth to Eat and a Nose to Breathe: Abnormal Oral Respiration Affects Neonates’ Oral Competence and Systemic Adaptation

    • Changes in human skull morphology across the agricultural transition are consistent with softer diets in preindustrial farming groups

  • 15

    Downloadables for Module 3

    • Craniofacial Growth and Development in the Older Baby

    • Feeding, Swallowing and Mouthing in the Older Baby

    • Developmental Milestones in the Older Baby

    • The Older Baby Oral Care Protocol

    • Mouthing in Infants

    • Drooling in Infants

  • 16

    Downloadables for Module 4

    • What is Tongue and Lip Tie?

    • Tongue Tie and Lip Tie Assessment

    • Tongue and Lip Tie Surgery

    • Tongue Tie Assessment Guide for the Dental Surgery

    • Definition of a Tongue Tie

    • Assessment and Classification of Tongue-Tie

    • Modified Coryllos Classification

    • Tongue Tie Quick reference guide

    • Toward a functional definition of ankyloglossia:

    • Tongue Tie - Common Problem or Old Wives Tale?

    • Ankyloglossia as a risk factor for maxillary hypoplasia and soft palate elongation: A functional – morphological study

  • 17

    Downloadables for Module 5

    • Non-Nutritive Sucking in Babies

    • Non-Nutritive Sucking

    • Thumb and Finger sucking in little ones

    • Non-Nutritive Sucking in Toddlers and Preschoolers

    • Pacifiers and Bottles

    • The_association_between_nutritive_non-nutritive_suThe association between nutritive, non- nutritive sucking habits and primary dental occlusion

    • Non-orthodontic intervention and non-nutritive sucking behaviours: A literature review

    • Non Nutritive Habits - a review

    • Influence of non-orthodontic intervention on digit sucking and consequent anterior open bite: a preliminary study

  • 18

    Downloadables for Module 6

    • The Importance of Sleep in children 0-4 Years

    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

    • The Importance of Sleep in children 0-4 Years

    • Fragmented Sleep and Maintenance

    • Airways and Breathing

    • How to screen airways in your patients

    • Pediatric Considerations for Dental Sleep Medicine

    • A Review of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Role of the Dentist

    • Oral health in children with sleep-disordered breathing: a cross-sectional study

    • Effects of an Adenotonsillectomy on the Cognitive and Behavioural Function of Children Who Snore

    • Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire

    • BEARS sleep screen

    • Craniofacial changes and symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in healthy children

    • Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Short Review of Clinical Aspects

    • Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and the critical role of oral-facial growth: evidences

    • Questions to ask about SDB

    • Questions to ask about mouth breathing

  • 19

    Downloadables for Module 7

    • Orofacial Development and Milestones in the Toddler

    • Feeding and Nutrition in the Toddler

    • Examining the Toddler

    • Airway Screening Chart

    • Orofacial and Developmental Milestones in the Preschooler

    • Feeding and Nutrition in the Preschooler

    • Behaviour Guidance Techniques

    • Preschooler Examination Protocol

    • Assessment of Toddler and Preschooler page 1

    • Assessment of Toddler and Preschooler page 2

    • Important Patient information

    • Airway Screening in Clinical Practice

  • 20

    Downloadables for Module 8

    • Caries Management in 1-2 Year olds

    • Injuries associated with pacifiers and sippy cups

    • Trauma in 0-4 Years

    • Dentistry in 0-4 Years

    • Risk Assessment Form