United Concordia Companies Inc. and its subsidiaries are collectively referred to as United Concordia Dental. A subsidiary of Highmark Inc., United Concordia Dental proudly delivers dental solutions focused on healthier mouths for healthier lives. Based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United Concordia Dental is licensed in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, and offers the marketplace more than 45 years of experience.
United Concordia Dental emphasizes the critical connection between oral and overall health to its members and is focused on delivering access to high-quality, cost-effective dental care. With its concentration on protecting more than just smiles, United Concordia Dental is committed to the integration of medical and dental care to provide the best wellness experience possible.
As a founding member of the Harvard Initiative on Integrating Oral Health and Medicine, United Concordia Dental is helping foster a discussion, guide public policy, and develop strategies to improve oral and overall health. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board F.G. "Chip" Merkel and Chief Dental Officer Quinn Dufurrena, DDS, JD, are members of the Dean's Advisory Board at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
In 2018, United Concordia Dental and Highmark Health, the parent company of Highmark Inc., implemented new strategic collaborations with insurance companies in North Dakota and Wyoming.
United Concordia Dental's network includes nearly 127,000 unique dentists at over 400,000 access points.
Our membership is more than 8.5 million members, including 49,000 business and government clients.
In 2018, we helped provide $12.4 million in free dental care to more than 16,000 people.