Delta Dental of New Mexico

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Why Delta Dental?


With more than 55 years of experience, the Delta Dental Plans Association comprises the nation's largest and most experienced dental benefits carrier.1 We specialize in delivering the best possible value to our customers for their dental benefits dollars — and to the 8 million people currently served by our family of companies.


Delta Dental saves customers and enrollees hundreds of millions of dollars each year by continually finding better, more efficient ways to conduct business. Overall, Delta Dental of New Mexico saved customers and enrollees more than $435 million in 2010 through our comprehensive networks and efficient business practices—that’s The Delta Dental DifferenceSM.2


About three out of four dentists nationwide participate in one or more of the Delta Dental networks, giving Delta Dental the nation’s largest network of participating dentists.3


At Delta Dental we bring quality to all we do. We offer hassle-free customer service with more than 87.4 percent of all claims processed within 6 calendar days with a 99.9 percent financial accuracy rate.4 Furthermore, our network dentists go through a rigorous credentialing process to ensure all of our members receive superior dental care.


We have an advantage that none of our competitors can come close to matching — the world’s most comprehensive collection of dental claims data, along with a staff of experts dedicated to analyzing and interpreting it. Through our Research and Data Institute, we transform this data into information that reduces our customers’ health care costs and improves our enrollees’ oral health.

1 Delta Dental Plans Association internal data.
Delta Dental Plans Association. June 2011. 
3 Delta Dental Plans Association internal data.
4Delta Dental of New Mexico 2010 claims data.