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Business Highlights: United Concordia Dental


United Concordia Companies Inc. and its subsidiaries — collectively called United Concordia Dental — comprise a leading dental wellness organization that delivers high-quality, cost-effective dental solutions. Based in Harrisburg, Pa. United Concordia Dental and its companies are licensed in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. United Concordia Dental offers the marketplace more than 40 years of experience in the group and individual dental insurance business, insuring more than 7.5 million members and 25,000 clients.

As an oral health partner, United Concordia Dental emphasizes to its members and clients the critical connection between oral health, overall wellness and the opportunity to reduce health care costs. The organization is focused on "protecting more than just your smile®" and on developing innovative ways to share the message that a healthier mouth and a healthier body go hand-in-hand.

Among United Concordia Dental's 2014 business highlights were conducting landmark research showing a critical connection between oral and overall wellness; providing thought leadership on dental wellness within the scientific and medical communities; and working to extend the reach of its network. All of these steps reinforce United Concordia Dental's position as a leader in the dental solutions market.

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Fast Fact

103,000 dentists

United Concordia Dental's network includes nearly 103,000 dentists at more than 283,000 access points, putting two or more dentists within 10 miles of every member.

Awards & Recognition


United Concordia Companies, Inc. receives A- rating from A.M. Best Company

In April 2014, A.M. Best Company assigned United Concordia Companies, Inc. an A- (Excellent) Rating. A.M. Best is a global credit rating agency that focuses on the insurance industry.

From your eyes

United Concordia Dental supports research that is "helping to transform the way dentistry is practiced."

Dr. Craig Abramowitz, CEO
North East Dental Management
which includes 54 affiliated practices in seven states including Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia

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In our words

"Dental care doesn't typically come to mind when you think about wellness. At United Concordia Dental, we're changing that. We're focused on elevating the conversation about the importance of dental-medical integration. This means working to ensure that oral health is viewed—and acknowledged—as part of the overall health equation."

Dr. James B. Bramson, D.D.S
Chief Dental Officer
United Concordia Dental