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Connecticut Department of Social Services Connecticut Department of Social Services
The Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) provides a broad range of services to the elderly, people with disabilities, families, and individuals who need assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for self-direction, self-reliance and independent living. DSS is the sponsor of the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership.


Connecticut State Dental Association Connecticut State Dental Association
The Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) is a statewide, professional membership organization representing Connecticut licensed dentists and staff. CSDA members are committed to protecting the health and well-being of people of all ages.


Connecticut Dental Hygienists Association Connecticut Dental Hygienists Association
The Connecticut Dental Hygienists' Association (CDHA) represents the interests of dental hygienists and supports the advancement of the dental hygiene profession by promoting the highest clinical, educational and ethical standards and advocates for the public's total health through prevention and access to quality care.


Connecticut Dental Assistants Association Connecticut Dental Assistants Association
The Connecticut Dental Assistants Association (CDAA) is the state component of the American Dental Assistants Association. Our mission is to advance the careers of dental assistants and to promote the dental assisting profession in matters of education, legislation, credentialing, service and professional development, which will ultimately enhance the delivery of quality dental health care to the public.


Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health Connecticut Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health
The Connecticut Department of Health's 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. It provides leadership and expertise in dental public health and maintains a strong and sustainable infrastructure to support essential public health activities related to oral health.


Connecticut Department of Public Health - Home By One Program Connecticut Department of Public Health - Home By One Program
Resources supporting dentists with age one dental visits and physicians with oral health and fluoride varnish procedures. Resources for WIC professionals and parents and caregivers for establishing early oral health behaviors.


Connecticut Oral Health Initiative Connecticut Oral Health Initiative
As a statewide advocacy organization, the Connecticut Oral Health Initiative (COHI) has earned its reputation by identifying and acting upon critical decision points that impact our oral health policy. We address the needs of all Connecticut residents but focus on the under-served. We seek broad system change that will address the inequities in the state's oral health care policy, access to care, and the service delivery model.


Connecticut Coalition for Oral Health Connecticut Coalition for Oral Health
The Connecticut Coalition for Oral Health (CTCOH) is the coalition of all of the Oral Health and Dental Organizations in Connecticut. We believe that all Connecticut residents should have optimal oral health as part of their overall health and well-being. We set priorities, organize efforts and guide resource allocations for the public and private sectors to improve the oral health of Connecticut's residents with special emphasis on the vulnerable populations.


Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers
The Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers (CASBHC) is an advocacy and networking organization committed to increasing access to quality health care for all children and adolescents in Connecticut schools. It is a statewide network of 75 school-based health centers (SBHCs) currently operating in 18 Connecticut communities. We believe that all children and adolescents are healthy and achieving at their fullest potential.


Community Health Center Association of Connecticut Community Health Center Association of Connecticut
The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut (CHCACT) is a not-for-profit service organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting the clinical and administrative operations of its member community health centers across Connecticut. CHCACT exists to advance the common interests of Connecticut's federally qualified health centers in providing quality health care. We play an active role in health policy discussions by participating on key advisory councils. We provide on-going information on community health center programs and clinical performance to Connecticut's decision-makers, elected officials and residents.


Connecticut Department of Developmental Services, Oral Health and Dental  Services Unit Connecticut Department of Developmental Services, Oral Health and Dental Services Unit
The mission of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is to partner with the individuals we support and their families, to support lifelong planning and to join with others to create and promote meaningful opportunities for individuals to fully participate as valued members of their communities. The Oral Health and Dental Services Unit strives to assure the oral and overall health and wellness of each person served by DDS through sound oral health promotion and disease prevention practices.


Connecticut Department of Children and Families Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF). DCF protects children who are being abused or neglected, strengthens families through support and advocacy, and builds on existing family and community strengths to help children who are facing emotional and behavioral challenges, including those committed to the Department by the juvenile justice system.