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Facts about Northeast Delta Dental

Founded in 1961 as New Hampshire Dental Service Corporation, Delta Dental Plan of New Hampshire’s growth began with the administration of the Teamsters dental benefit program in 1966. By 1976, Northeast Delta Dental was formed as an association of the dental service corporations in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Award-winning Northeast Delta Dental has approximately 190 employees, with corporate offices in Concord, New Hampshire, and sales offices in Saco, Maine, and Burlington, Vermont.  Northeast Delta Dental administers dental benefits for more than 821,000 people.  With a network of 1,738 participating dentists in the tri-state area, or 87% of the total dentists, our subscribers and their families are assured of broad access to licensed dentists who have agreed to certain billing and administrative protocols.  In 2015, more than 1.7 million claims were processed for payment; and revenues were greater than 340 million dollars.

Northeast Delta Dental’s primary objective is to extend the availability of oral health. We seek to do this by educating potential purchasers and the public on the value of oral health and by designing quality, affordable dental plans to improve access.

Northeast Delta Dental fulfills its most mission-sensitive philanthropy through the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation. The Foundation utilizes its resources to support oral health initiatives in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont through a grant application process. Northeast Delta Dental also supports organizations and initiatives important to the communities throughout our three states through a grant application process.

Northeast Delta Dental firmly believes that its continued success in the marketplace and the attainment of its corporate mission are directly related to a strong and healthy reserve position. We are committed to providing our subscribers with cost management and quality assurance. By our performance, we seek to demonstrate for our subscribers the value of service and the distinct advantages it provides. Our Guarantee Of Service ExcellenceSM program, introduced to customers in March 1, 1996, underscores our commitment to delivering quality products and services.

Northeast Delta Dental is a member company of Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA). DDPA is a network of 39 independent dental service organizations that conduct business in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. These service organizations are all members of the Delta Dental Plans Association, whose mission is to help improve the overall oral health of the nation by making dental care more available and affordable to the public through the expansion of dental benefits programs. This mission is accomplished through the members’ partnerships with their dentists and customers, resulting in real solutions to oral health care, with a focus on prevention. 

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