This course is provided on the HHS Learning Portal specifically for the DSHS Meat Safety Assurance staff, who cannot access this course on System Training Solutions (STS).  Employees outside of Meat Safety will not receive credit for this training.  If you are not a Meat Safety Assurance employee, please take this course on STS, to ensure you will receive credit for your training.    

The Texas Smiles for Moms and Babies - Oral Health Training is a free online course for home visitors and other frontline community health workers working with pregnant women, infants and toddlers. The training combines oral health information with conversation techniques for effective family-centered oral health discussions. Each module includes reflection activities and videos demonstrating how to guide an oral health discussion with families.

This course was adapted from the Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin’s – Healthy Smiles for Mom and Baby – Oral Health Training for Home Visitors. We would like to thank them for the development of the training and for their partnership.

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email:

To take this course, please click on the button below and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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