DPH: Dental Professionals
Home by One

Dental Professionals

  • To be a dental home with the Home by One Program dental professionals participate in:
    • the above one hour, on-line webinar session for all office staff (dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, office managers)
    Linda Ferraro, RDH BS 
     (860)509- 8074  linda.ferraro@ct.gov
    • After succesful completion of course, contact Linda Ferraro for a free Home by One Program resource tool kit. Educational materials for development of a successful dental home will be provided to dental offices along with logistics of becoming a dental home to closest WIC site.
  • To receive reimbursement for dental home services contact the Outreach Manager at Connecticut Dental Health Partnership for more information (860)507-2315
  • Referral forms for Home by One Dental Homes                                    
  • Visit the parent and caregiver page  to download  infant oral health education resources for   your office.
    A Dental Home is:
    An ongoing relationship between the patient and the dentist
    Providing comprehensive, coordinated, oral health care that is continuously accessible and family centered
    An approach to assuring that all children have access to oral health care both preventive and restorative
    Best established in infancy for continuous dental care through all stages of life
    Essential to prevent oral disease in early childhood
    Who recommends preventive dental care by age one which includes risk assessment, preventive dental care and the establishment of a dental home?
     The Dental Home: Summary from an MCHB Expert Meeting Developed by the Altarum Institute and the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.  This report summarizes an expert workgroup meeting held on September 18-19, 2008, in Washington, DC, exploring the concept of the dental home.  Topics include promising program approaches for defining and implementing dental homes, relationships between dental homes and medical homes, social and health risks that impact dental homes, and health system requirements needed for dental homes.
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