Research & Publications

NADP is the premier resource for data on the dental benefits industry.  

NADP provides industry wide benchmarks through its publications, including reports on 

These standard statistical reports are provided free of charge to dental plan members and at reduced rates to other membership categories. They can be found in the Knowledge Center.


In addition to the annual suite of statistical reports, NADP periodically conducts:

  • Shared Research  - member-funded, primary research studies conducted with key audiences to the dental benefits industry.
  • Industry Snapshot  - brief, single-topic surveys on a variety of issues affecting the dental benefits industry

NADP's annual summary, State of the Dental Benefits Market Report” provides an overview of NADP's research from the prior year including analysis of the trends in dental beneifts.  It draws on data from all of current research including the standard statistical reports, industry snapshots and other research conducted by NADP.

NADP Research also conducts additional primary and secondary research to support other activities of the association and to respond to member requests.