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California Dental Network Selected as New Plan for Covered California

Expansion will give 1.4 million consumers on California health benefit exchange high-quality, low cost oral health benefit option

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. – California Dental Network (CDN), a DentaQuest company, is excited to announce its selection as a new plan for Covered California in 2017. With this expansion, CDN will offer high-quality, comprehensive dental benefits to the 1.4 million consumers enrolled in Covered California.
Beginning Nov. 1, individuals and small groups will be able to select CDN as their preferred dental benefits provider. This is a natural extension of CDN and DentaQuest’s missions to improve the oral health of all.
“We are excited to bring our extensive network of providers, who prioritize high-quality, preventive dental care, to individuals and small groups shopping for dental coverage through Covered California,” said Brian Watts, CEO of California Dental Network. “Right now, 95 percent of our members say they would recommend their plan to friends or family. We look forward to serving even more Californians and continuing to provide a person-centered experience, addressing their oral – and overall – health needs.”
Since 1998, CDN has offered comprehensive dental benefit plans to groups and individuals through a network of more than 6,000 contracted dentists located throughout California. Each CDN provider is screened through the industry’s highest credentialing process, and overall the network earns high marks in customer satisfaction. Ninety percent of CDN members would recommend their dental office to others, and 94 percent say they were seen at the office within 30 minutes.
DentaQuest acquired CDN in 2014, recognizing a shared mission to improve the oral health of all. This alignment has allowed both organizations to leverage best practices and meet the needs of more Californians.
To learn more about California Dental Network, please visit www.caldental.net.
About California Dental Network 
As a DentaQuest company, California Dental Network (www.caldental.net) (CDN) shares in the mission to improve the oral health of all. Based in Southern California, CDN has been serving individuals, families, employers, unions and municipalities throughout California since 1998.

About the DentaQuest Institute

DentaQuest, a leading U.S. oral health enterprise, is a family of affiliates which includes a dental benefits administrator, a national philanthropy focused on oral health, an oral health quality improvement research institute and a care delivery organization. We all share a common mission of improving the oral health of all. DentaQuest Care Group is dedicated to developing, managing and improving systems for the delivery of quality health communities.