June 24, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Middlesex, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven County are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents who live in the Medium /Yellow counties who are at a high risk for severe illness, should talk to their health care provider about whether to wear a mask and take other precautions. These residents should stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Oral Health – Providers

The Commissioner of Public Health has selected the below Smiles for Life courses as the approved training program for a legally qualified practitioner of medicine, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse to complete the Part 3 - Oral Health Assessment/Screening form as part of the health assessment record for school enrollment.

State of Connecticut Department of Education: Health Assessment RecordPart 3 - Oral Health Assessment/Screening Form

Best Practices and Guidelines


Dental Data


Dental Home


Fact Sheets

Fluoride Resources


Head Start Information


Licensing, Practitioner


Oral Health Information and Training Resources

Prediabetes Screening Toolkit for Dental Providers

Safety Net Programs

Sealants, Dental

Smoking and Oral Health Quit Kit Information


Water First for Your Thirst

Water First For Your Thirst logo Learn more about the importance of drinking water and how drinking water relates to oral health by visiting the Water First for Your Thirst web page.



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