Office of Oral Health
Welcome to the Office of Oral Health
Good oral health is essential to general health and well-being!
The Office of Oral Health promotes the oral health of Connecticut residents and the reduction of disease and health disparities to ensure the publicís overall health and well-being.
To provide leadership and expertise in dental public health and maintain a strong and sustainable infrastructure to support essential public health activities related to oral health.
GOAL I: ASSESSMENT
Collect, analyze and report oral health data and implement an oral health surveillance system to identify and detect disease, inform policy, plans and evaluate programs. STRATEGIES
GOAL II: POLICY DEVELOPMENT
Provide leadership in developing plans and policies through a collaborative process and mobilize community partnerships to identify and implement solutions to address oral health needs. STRATEGIES
GOAL III: ASSURANCE
Inform and empower the public regarding oral health problems and solutions, support access to quality oral health services and promote laws and regulations that protect the publicís well being. STRATEGIES
Links to Oral Health Information
For more information, call (860) 509-7382
Content Last Modified on 1/8/2009 3:30:28 PM