DPH: Office of Oral Health

Office of Oral Health

      Welcome to the Office of Oral Health

     

           Good oral health is essential to general health and well-being! 

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Our Mission

The Office of Oral Health promotes the oral health of Connecticut residents and the reduction of disease and health disparities to ensure the public’s overall health and well-being.

 

Our Vision

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. 

 

 

Our Goals

 

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 public’s 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