Dental Insurance


Dental insurance provides millions of Americans with coverage for routine preventive and other dental services. Often part of a comprehensive employee benefits package, dental insurance encourages use of preventive dental services that have been proven to prevent unnecessary dental decay and periodontal diseases.

Latest Resources

2014 Filing Deadlines - [PDF]

Filing deadlines for 2015 contract year.

Regulatory Comments | Product Policy | 11/21/2013

Form, Plans, and Rate Filing Deadlines for 2015 - [XLSX]

Filing deadlines for 2015

Regulatory Comments | Product Policy | 11/21/2013

Update on Dental Quality Alliance - [PDF]


Reports/Research/White Papers | 09/20/2011

AHIP Board of Directors Statement on the Value of Dental Insurance - [PDF]

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Board of Directors issued a statement regarding the need for-- and value of-- dental insurance.

AHIP Board of Directors Statements | 06/10/2010

Guiding Principles for the Development of Quality Affordable Dental Coverage Based on Evidence - [PDF]

This paper presents principles as the foundation upon which to build guidelines and policies for dental coverage and makes recommendations to promote transparency and accountability.

Reports/Research/White Papers | 01/01/2008

A Look at the U.S. Group Dental Market: Trends and Opportunities - [PDF]

This survey report explores a variety of topics: benefit provisions, managed dental plans, dual choice or employee benefit choice dental plans, underwriting, technology, and distribution methods.

Reports/Research/White Papers | Center for Policy and Research | 06/01/2004