Benefits of using Delta Dental include the ability to choose from a variety of individual and family plans, the company's commitment to excellent customer service, and access to a large network of dentists across the United States, according to the company website. As of 2015, Delta Dental offers the country's largest network of dentists, and more than 60 million members trust Delta Dental for their dental coverage needs.
Another benefit of using Delta Dental is the company's quick, accurate claims processing, according to the company. In 2013, member companies processed more than 1.7 million dental claims each week while maintaining an accuracy rate of 99.8 percent. Providers submit claims directly to Delta Dental, so patients do not have to fill out any claim forms.
As of 2015, when patients choose the Delta Dental Premier plan, they have access to more than 148,000 certified dentists in more than 315,000 offices across the United States, according to Delta Dental. Network dentists agree to accept reduced fees, so patients enjoy lower out-of-pocket costs when they choose a participating dentist.
Delta Dental is a not-for-profit organization that has worked to improve oral care since 1954, according to the company. It focuses on preventive dental care and providing affordable dental coverage for individuals, groups and employers.