For more than 55 years, Delta Dental has been a leader in providing dental benefits programs for employers, trade associations and organizations. That same great service, combined with the nation’s largest networks of participating providers, is available to individuals.
Good oral health is essential for good overall health, which is why we strive to make dental care affordable and attainable for as many individuals as possible through world-class products and services.
Mission & Core Values
To be the leader in our markets, to deliver unmatched quality and value in our programs and services, and to vigorously promote the importance of oral health as an essential part of overall health.
DEPENDABILITY — We can be counted on to meet or exceed the expectations of those with whom we work and do business.
EXPERTISE — We strive for the highest level of skill and knowledge in our industry.
INTEGRITY — We treat others fairly and honestly and have the courage to stand up for what is right.
QUALITY — We anticipate and meet the needs of those we serve to the highest degree of excellence.
TEAMWORK — We respect others and give them the information and the help they need to be successful.
CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP — We support efforts to enhance the health and the well being of those in our communities.
DIVERSITY — We are committed to providing an environment in which all people, their ideas, and their backgrounds, are respected, supported, and valued.
INNOVATION — We promote a culture that encourages creativity and innovation, allowing us to exceed customer expectations and sustain our leadership advantage in a rapidly-changing market.
Bringing Quality to All We Do
Delta Dental promotes a culture that encourages creativity and innovation, allowing us to exceed customer expectations and keep our competitive edge in a fast-changing economy. We are determined to be the leader in our markets by delivering unmatched quality and value in our services and vigorously promoting the importance of oral health. Delta Dental has assembled a team with a reputation for quality and expertise and it works every day for you.
The Delta Dental companies in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio and Tennessee are part of a family of affiliated organizations, which collectively are among the largest dental plan administrators in the nation. In 2012, the enterprise paid out nearly $3 billion for dental care for 11.6 million enrollees.
Our corporate offices are located in Sherwood, Arkansas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Farmington Hills and Okemos, Michigan; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; and Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee.
We work with insurance agents, brokers, employers, small groups, and individuals to provide the finest in dental coverage.
Emphasizing good corporate citizenship
Corporate citizenship is a fundamental value at Delta Dental. While striving to meet the needs of an ever-growing population that is living longer, Delta Dental is determined to remain actively involved in the communities we serve. Through a variety of efforts, our organization continues making a positive difference in the lives of millions, especially children and those who are underserved. We provide grants and support to organizations and causes that improve oral health and enhance the quality of life. This outreach includes:
- Educational materials on the importance of oral health and hazards to oral health
- Community-based educational programs for dental students
- Programs to help at-risk populations and individuals with special needs obtain dental treatment
- Continuing education programs for the dental profession.
Advancing oral health research with data and analysis
Through our Research and Data Institute, the company analyzes information and supports scientific research that will drive industry innovation and improve service. There is a growing acknowledgement about the importance of oral health care and the key role it plays in overall health. As research continues to validate this link, evaluating related scientific evidence remains a major priority. These efforts have provided valuable insight into oral health status, care utilization and treatment patterns. This information helps to improve the health and well-being of our enrollees.