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Tiny Smiles®

Tiny Smiles, a Give Kids A Smile® program sponsored by Colgate and CareCredit, provides free resources for dental professionals, medical professionals and educators to raise awareness about the oral health needs of children ages 0 (birth) to 5.

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Access the Treating Young Kids Everyday (TYKE) CE Course for Free

Through a collaboration with the California Dental Association, Tiny Smiles is able to offer the Treating Young Kids Everyday (TYKE) course at no charge , a $200 value, through April 2023. The TYKE course (2 CE credits) is designed to increase dentists’ confidence to see babies and young children and inspire a commitment to decreasing the prevalence of dental caries in young children. The online course offers effective educational tools and training to support dental teams in using caries risk assessment, disease prevention and early interventions to reduce tooth decay among children ages birth to six years. This offer is made possible through the generous support of sponsors, Colgate and CareCredit.

Interested individuals should use coupon code ADATinySmiles23 to receive the discount. To access the course and receive the Tiny Smiles discount, please use the following instructions (PDF).

Resources for Dental Professionals, Medical Professionals and Educators

Untreated tooth decay can lead to pain and infections, which can affect a child’s ability to speak, eat, play, and learn. Fortunately, early intervention and proactive education can help parents and caregivers give their children bright smiles and a healthy future.

Resources for Dental Professionals, Medical Professionals and Educators

Medical Professionals Packet
Get talking points and patient resources about the connection between oral health and overall health.

Download Medical Professional Packet (English) (PDF)

Download Medical Professional Packet (Spanish) (PDF)
Educators Packet
Download patient resources and family activities to help prevent tooth decay in baby teeth.

Download Educators Packet (English) (PDF)

Download Educators Packet (Spanish) (PDF)

Helpful Links

Find more tips and resources from the ADA to help care for your babies’ and kids’ teeth.
Download activity sheets and lesson plans from the ADA to build good oral health habits.
Get dental tips for expectant mothers.
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Volunteers provide education, prevention and treatment for underserved kids.
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This program from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help establish nighttime  routine.
Search for ADA member dentists near you.
Qualification guidelines for free or low-cost dental and health coverage through Medicaid CHIP.
Search for community-based health centers near you.

Thank you to our sponsors

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