february, 2020

202021feb(feb 21)8:00 am23(feb 23)3:00 pmSmiley Little Faces – A 3 Day Mini Residency for Dental Professionals treating 0 - 4 Years8:00 am - 3:00 pm (23)(GMT+11:00) View in my timeNext Hotel Brisbane Event Organized By: Thumbsucking Clinic Discipline:Paediatrics

Event Details

This 3 day course is designed to give you the most up-to-date, cutting-edge knowledge and skills in examining and caring for children between the ages of 0–4 years old.

Oral milestones and growth & development issues such as breathing, oral habits and tongue ties are part of this exciting curriculum. Please see course outline below.


Course Outline Day 1 & 2


– Understand Fetal craniofacial development, pregnancy and oral health and the impacts of these on the oral care protocol for the pregnant patient

– Understand the anatomical and physiological features of the newborn and infant oral cavity and cranium and its development

– Identify the specific developmental milestones and changes associated with the oral cavity from birth to 4 years

– Identify tongue and lip tie in babies and children and understand current research in treatment protocols for this age group

– Understand and screen oral development in relation to feeding and speech

– Learn how to examine babies and children from the ages of 4 months – 4 years old

– Understand the elements that contribute to healthy growth and development in newborns to age 4 years

– Understand multifactorial etiology and its impact on oral and facial development

– Screen babies and children under 4 years for normal oral and dental development

– Learn how to refer to other health practitioners


Course Outline Day 3


– Be able to confidently implement oral examinations in your own practice

– Understand and be able to implement the theoretical and practical foundations into practice protocols and procedures




Thumbsucking Clinic0428285275 and [email protected] 132-134 Ross River Road Mundingburra. QLD 4812


21 (Friday) 8:00 am - 23 (Sunday) 3:00 pm(GMT+11:00) View in my time

CPD Hours




Event Reviews

There are no reviews for this event