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Delta Dental Launches Mobile Dentist Search Site


Finding a dentist on the go just got a lot easier

   

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OAK BROOK, Ill. (July 29, 2011) - Delta Dental, the nation's largest provider of dental benefits, has introduced a faster, simpler way for members to find dental providers nationwide.

Now patients can access a mobile version of the national Delta Dental website's Dentist Search feature to quickly locate a nearby in-network dentist—a function that is particularly important in the event of a dental emergency.

"We are always trying to find ways to improve our patients' online experience," said Kim Volk, president and CEO of Delta Dental Plans Association. "This mobile site will be a convenient aid for individuals seeking quality local dental care."

Mobile device users can navigate to www.deltadental.com/dentistsearch to access the mobile-enabled dentist search tool. The site will automatically recognize whether the user is on a mobile device and display the appropriate version for that user. Once there, patients enter their location and select their dental plan, and a list of nearby in-network dentists is generated. They can also access the dentist search function by using the link on the home page (www.deltadental.com).

The introduction of Delta Dental's mobile dentist search is just the first step toward offering a mobile-enabled website. The mobile version of Delta Dental's national site is scheduled to launch in 2012.

About Delta Dental Plans Association
The not-for-profit Delta Dental Plans Association (www.deltadental.com) based in Oak Brook, Ill., is the leading national network of independent dental service corporations specializing in providing dental benefits programs to more than 56 million Americans in more than 95,000 employee groups throughout the country.

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