Delta Dental's Industry-Leading Status Affirmed by Latest Data
OAK BROOK, Ill. (May 31, 2012) - Delta Dental features the largest network of dentists in the nation, a position America's oldest dental benefits company has held for more than five decades. A new report from NetMinder indicates that the Delta Dental Premier® network has more than 136,500 dentists, nearly 46,000 more than the next closest national competitor.
Additionally, the data shows that both Delta Dental's Premier® and PPO networks continue to grow. The Delta Dental Premier® network has grown almost two percent since September of last year. Delta Dental also has one of the largest PPO networks in the nation with 80,500 dentists, up nearly three percent in the last six months. By offering the nation's only dual network, Delta Dental customers have the greatest access to participating dentists and enjoy the best effective discount nationwide.
"We're proud to offer the nation's largest dental benefits network," said Kim Volk, president and CEO of Delta Dental Plans Association. "Our corporate mission is to increase access to oral health care for all Americans, and the size and strength of our networks help us further that mission."
About Delta Dental Plans Association
The not-for-profit Delta Dental Plans Association (www.deltadental.com), based in Oak Brook, IL, is the leading national network of independent dental service corporations. It provides dental benefits programs to more than 56 million Americans in more than 95,000 employee groups throughout the country. For more oral health news and information from Dr. Kohn and DDPA, subscribe to our blog and follow us on Twitter.