Dental Network of America becomes largest national dental network in U.S.

Dec. 15, 2008
Network now totals more than 120,000 dentist access points nationwide.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois--Dental Network of America, Inc., has announced double digit growth of 26% for 2008 in its national dental network--the DNoA Preferred Network.

The network now totals more than 120,000 dentist access points nationwide.

This significant network growth places DNoA as the largest dental network, in terms of access points in the United States, per NetMinder data as of September 2008, powered by the Ignition Group.

DNoA is offering members expanded access to dentists in all 50 states. DNoA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation, and currently acts as the network and claims administrator for dental benefits to more than 2.4 million members through HCSC's Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and through Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company.

"Through strategic partnerships and aggressive recruitment campaigns we were able to achieve this exciting milestone," said John Doyle, president and CEO of DNoA. "We are thrilled to offer our members such exceptional national access -- allowing them to choose from an even larger selection of dentists and locations throughout the country."

Doyle added, "While this milestone is a great achievement, we do expect our network growth to continue throughout 2009."

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