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July 20, 2021
CDC Recommends Avoiding Aerosol-generating Dental Procedures Only For Patients With Suspected/Confirmed COVID-19 - CDC has updated its COVID-19 guidance for Dental settings to avoid aerosol-generating procedures in a typical dental operatory only for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. It has removed the language stating that dental health care personnel should avoid aerosol-generating procedures for all patients, regardless of their COVID-19 status.
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July 19, 2021
Reminder for Medical Necessity for Dental Imaging and Limitations for Occlusal - Effective for dates of service August 1, 2021 and forward, DSS is updating the dental guidelines concerning radiographic coverage. The dental regulations and policies have been put in place to reduce dental procedures that are not medically necessary while maintaining services that will prevent further disease and continue the maintenance of oral health.
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July 19, 2021
The First FDA-Approved Long-Acting Local Analgesic For Ages 6 and Above - Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) is a non-opioid, FDA-approved long-acting local anesthesia for ages 6 and above.
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July 7, 2021
CDC Updates COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Setting - CDC has made an edit to the Dec. 4, 2020 COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Settings.
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May 25, 2021
COVID Prevention and Guidance - Dental Providers - PROVIDERS:COVID Prevention and Guidance -CT Department of Public Health released guidance to provide a better understanding of the State's recently modified mask and face covering policies that are now in effect.
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Welcome to the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership (CTDHP) web site. Since 2008, the CTDHP has managed all of the dental health care services provided in the HUSKY Health program. We administer the dental benefits on behalf of the Department of Social Services (DSS) helping more than 950,000 residents in Connecticut get access to free or low-cost, quality dental care.

Whether you're a client, a provider partner or a community partner, here you will find the information needed to access or provide dental services and details on our programs.

If you are not currently getting your health care through HUSKY Health, go to this site for more information: