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Smiley Little Faces – A 3 Day Mini Residency for Oral Health Professionals

Online Course

Secrets of the Thumbsucking Clinic – 12 Month Mentorship

What our previous students say

‘I'm looking forward to implementing this in my practice. You have done a great job with online training resources and you have developed an excellent program to help us with these needy families.’

Dr Bobby GriffinOrthodontist, QLD, Australia

‘Carla- I really can't begin to really express how grateful I am for our paths to have crossed. The knowledge you have given and and the ongoing support is tremendous. Thank you is just not adequate.’

MarySpeech Pathologist, Virginia USA

‘So excited. You have done an amazing job Carla to put your knowledge and experience together in such a programme. Love your graphics and videos and everything is so organised. Congratulations!’

Dr Kar Mun ChanPediatric Dentist, VIC, Australia

Your mentor

Carla Lejarraga is a world leading expert in thumb and finger sucking habits of children and passionate about healthy faces and smiles from an early age.

Read more about Carla


Frequently asked questions


1. How long does the course take to complete?

The course is over 8 modules and each week we have Q&A via our private Facebook group to discuss each module.

2. How long do I need to spend on the course each week?

Give yourself 2-3 hours each week to watch the videos, go through the readings and PDFs that are supplied.

3. Can I complete the course in my own time?

As a working professional with a family myself, I designed this course to provide flexible learning for people just like me. You can access the portal at any time to watch your modules, whether it be in your lunch hour, or after dinner when the kids are in bed. It’s your choice how you complete the course.

4. What does the 12 month mentorship involve?

After the 8 modules are complete, we continue to mentor you through email, phone calls and on Facebook group, with case studies, continued access to Q&A and upgrades to resources and materials within the portal.

5. What does the course include?

Don’t reinvent the wheel. We have fact sheets, articles, PDFs of protocols as well as assessment forms, resources, videos, guides and paperwork required for you to get started in your own practice.

6. What if I can’t make the Q&A?

Don’t sweat it! It’s recorded so you can come back later and catch up.

7. Do I have to wait for an intake to join this course?

We will happily take the right person at any time, get in touch with us here and we can chat.

8. What if I am not a health professional – can I still do the course?

Unfortunately not. Our courses are designed for health professionals who are seeing patients only. If you are a parent please see our complete list of providers in your area here.