Gabryl Award Winners

Steven H. Keller, DDS

DentaQuest Mid-Atlantic

Volunteer service:

  • Board of Directors and 2001 Board Secretary/
  • Treasurer
  • Professional Relations Commission
  • Provider Practice Capacity Initiative
  • GR Impact Task Force
  • NADP Foundation Board of Directors
  • Academy of Managed Care Dentistry
  • 1999, 2000 and 2001 Gabryl Award Nominee

2002 Professional Biography

Dr. Keller established one of the first DHMO’s Consumer Dental Care in the Mid-Atlantic region in 1980. He served as its President until 2001, when his company merged with DentaQuest Ventures.  He currently serves as the President of DentaQuest Mid-Atlantic and DentaQuest Virginia.  He is leading the expansion of the company’s product portfolio to include PPO, indemnity and ASO products.

Dr. Keller joined NADP and the Professional Relations Commission in 1993 and served through 1998 in that Capacity.  He currently serves on NADP’s Provider Practice Capacity initiative. Dr. Keller was Chairman of the Academy of Managed Care Dentistry in 1996 to 1997 and of the Budget Committee in 2001.  He previously served as a member of the Budget Committee in 1998 to 2000 and a member of the GR Impact Task Force in 2000.

Dr. Keller frequently speaks to dental schools and other dental groups on the role of dental benefits in providing access to affordable dental care to millions of Americans and contributing to establishing benchmarks for standards in dentistry by doing site visits, chart audits and credentialing.

From his experience as a speaker, he authored a chapter in NADP’s Provider Tools and Analysis Handbook on dental practice efficiency and profitability and assisted in the development of the outline and presentation for NADP’s speaker outreach program to dental schools.