Courses – interest

Secrets of The Thumbsucking Clinic – A 12 month Certified Mentorship Program for Health Professionals

Our 12 month mentorship program begins with an 8 week online intensive that gives you the most up to date, cutting edge knowledge and skills in examining and treating children with oral habits taught by world re-known expert, Carla Lejarraga.
Content is delivered in our online portal for you to complete self paced in videos, downloadables and presentations with exclusive opportunities for hands on learning at our flagship practice in Queensland, The Thumbsucking Clinic.

 
Course intake dates for 2019

  • August 5
  • September 9
  • October 7
  • November 25

Exclusive Hands on Days for Course Participants 2019

  • August 24
  • November 9

From the Mouths of Babes – A clinical course for treating 0-4 years

Our 12 month mentorship program begins with an 8 week online intensive that gives you the most up to date, cutting edge knowledge and skills in examining and treating children between the ages of 0- 4 years old by those who do it!

 
Course objectives:

  • To fully understand the anatomical and physiological features of the newborn oral cavity and cranium
  • To be able to adequately identify tongue and lip tie in babies and children
  • To understand and screen oral development in relation to feeding and speech
  • To be able to identify specific developmental milestones and changes associated with the oral cavity throughout the ages of 0-4 years
  • Feel confident in examining babies and children from the ages of 0 -4 years old
  • Be competent at the oral examination of the infant child
  • Understand the elements that contribute to healthy growth and development in newborns to age 4 years
  • Understand its multifactorial etiology and impact on oral and facial development
  • Be able to confidently screen babies and children under 4 years for oral development
  • Confidently refer to other health practitioners
  • Understand and be able to implement the theoretical and practical foundations into practice protocols and procedures
  • To be able to confidently implement oral examinations in your own practice
  • Have all the tools, skills and support to begin practicing right away

Included within the 12 month mentorship:

  • Content delivered in our online portal for you to complete self-paced in videos, downloadables and presentations
  • 12 months access to portal after course completion
  • Group Q & A Weekly Coaching Calls and online mentoring
  • Support in our exclusive Facebook group for health professionals
  • 3 optional hands-on training sessions at our practice in North Queensland
This course is for Oral Health professionals such as Orthodontists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists with entire practice support.

Smiley Little Faces – a clinical course for treating 0-4 yrs
for Oral Health Professionals

This course begins with an online intensive that gives 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. Followed by a 12 months mentorship with our clinical educators, this ensures you become comfortable and confident in treating this age group!

 
Course intake dates for 2019

  • September 9
  • November 25

Register Interest

Send us your details and we’ll provide you more information and course costs, so you can take the next important steps in your education. After registering  you will be sent an email for you to confirm your registration of interest — please ensure you confirm so we can get in touch with more information and costs.