How Teething, Weaning, and Oral Habits Impact Oral Health

Learn about three events that can have a significant impact on a child’s oral health. Take a look at what to expect during the teething process, how to properly wean infants and toddlers, and the advantages and disadvantages of non-nutritive sucking. Find ideas for discontinuation of oral habits such as thumb sucking and pacifier use and gain knowledge for oral health as you care for infants and toddlers in family child care or center-based programs.

This course is appropriate for all early care and education professionals who care for infants and toddlers in both family child care and center-based programs.

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Course Details

  • KDHE Approved:Yes
  • Clock Hours:3
  • Agency:KCCTO
  • CDA Subject Area:1 - Safe, Healthy Learning Environment
  • KS/MO Core Comp Area:Health and Safety