Posted: March 29, 2020

Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum


Smiles for Life provides a variety of resources for implementing an oral health curriculum including PowerPoints, videos, practice tools, guidelines, and publications. The online curriculum consists of eight 60-minute modules: 

  • Relationship of oral and systemic health 
  • The oral exam 
  • Child oral health
  • Adult oral health 
  • Geriatric oral health 
  • Pregnancy and woman’s oral health 
  • Acute dental problems 
  • Caries risk assessment, fluoride varnish, and counseling 
  • Global oral health 
  • Frontline health workers
  • Canadian modules 


Darci Granda, Smiles for Life Oral Health Curriculum


Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Interprofessional


Patient Care, Medical Knowledge

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning


Pediatrics, Oral Health, Geriatrics, Pregnancy