Protecting All Children's Teeth (PACT): A Pediatric Oral Health Training Program
On this page you will find educational materials and resources to assist you in training medical students and residents about oral health. In addition to the content on the subject, each PowerPoint presentation includes an outline, learner objectives, speakers notes, references, and a question and answer series following the presentation.
Presentations may be downloaded and tailored to meet the needs of your learners. If you plan to significantly edit the content of your presentation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for permission because the content is copyrighted by the AAP. Copies of the presentations may be made for educational purposes only.
Educational resources such as a comprehensive post-test, videos, a photo gallery, and patient and practice information are found below.
Smiles for Life Oral Health Videos – The Society for Teachers of Family Medicine has created these videos to teach non-dental professionals how to apply fluoride varnish and complete an infant oral health exam.
AAP Policy Statements – The AAP has several policy statements on oral health support its positions on oral health risk assessment, preventive oral health in the pediatric office, and the timing and establishment of the dental home.
Online PACT Module for Residents – This version of the PACT is recommended for residents who do not need to obtain continuing medical education credit. It includes each of the above PowerPoint Modules in an online format and concludes with a post test. Residents who pass the post-test will be mailed a certificate of completion from the AAP.
Online PACT Module for CME Credit – Pediatricians, dentists, and other health professionals may take this version of the online training for CME credit. Practitioners who pass the post-test will be mailed a certificate of completion from the AAP to self-report CME.