Healthy Smiles: Promoting Oral Health in Child Care

Knowledge Base
Health & Well-being (2 Hours)
CDA Content Areas
Planning a safe, healthy, learning environment (2 Hours)

This course provides instruction for early childhood professionals about the development of oral health in childhood, the scope of dental disease in children in the United States, the causes of tooth decay, and prevention strategies that can be implemented as part of the daily routine in early childhood programs.

This course satisfies a STAR 2 requirement for the Montana Best Beginnings STARS to Quality program. Also satisfies the Oral Health requirements.

Course Author
Shelly Meyer
Arwyn Welander

*NOTICE: If you are attempting to re-enroll into this course because you were previously dropped for exceeding the 60 day time period, please take a moment and read below:

 You must be re-enrolled by the Child Care Training Help desk. When you contact us, Please include the name of the course, and that you need to be re-enrolled. Otherwise, your course activity will not be pulled up, you will be stuck in the course, and you will not be able to progress. Please see our Policy Page and our FAQS for more information.

You must leave at least 3 (more is preferred) business days (excluding holidays and weekends) during your enrollment for instructors to grade your work. Instructors cannot grade any coursework when you are no longer enrolled in the course.

Last modified: Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 1:23 PM