Public Resources

Top Concerns of Dentists

This is a series of articles written jointly by the American Dental Association and NADP in 2006-2008 on common concerns of dentists with third party payers with explanations of industry processes relating to the issues. [more]


NADP Issue Briefs, comment letters and related documents about dental benefits and the Affordable Care Act implementation.

Comment letters and clarifications that NADP has sought from legislators and regulators in chronological order.


Collaboration in the Industry
Through the Standards and Transaction Initiative (STI), NADP strengthens its advocacy program by holding a voting seat and representing members on numerous national and international standard-setting organizations that impact key business operations of dental plans. NADP coordinates a unified, industry response and provides the unique views of our diverse membership on procedure and diagnostic codes, standards for electronic transactions, quality measures, utilization data and more. [read more]

Consumer Resources

Find a Dental Plan

NADP's "Find a Dental Plan" is a free service for consumers and employers to look up companies that offer dental policies by state. The service requires you to set up a log in for use. 

Industry Jobs

Jobs Posting of positions available at NADP member companies

Industry Issue Highlights

Infographics & Maps

Media Resources

NADP press contact, press releases and background on the industry, current issues and trends

Membership Directories

NADP’s membership directory function allows members to search for individual contacts at companies and the public to obtain company profiles as well as a list of carriers by state.

MultiTrack Dental Benefits Industry History

In 1954 labor unions sought to add dental coverage as a “fringe benefit” and consulted with state dental societies in Washington, Oregon and California to develop a benefit where care would be delivered in the dentist’s office, creating prepaid plans. Source: Dental Insurance by Eric Bishop, McGraw Hill, ©1983.”

NADP on the Move
Highlights of key meetings, interviews, articles and press releases which advanced the dental benefits industry.


NADP’s twice-monthly newsletters, a weekly roundup of dental industry news for the public as well as social media accounts.

Provider Directory Validation Project
To help improve efficiencies plus save time and money, the NADP Operations WorkGroup has developed Provider Directory Validation Program (PDV), featuring a uniform spreadsheet with data element agreed upon by industry representatives. Several dental plans and DSO members have already participated in PDV and have favorable results.

Research Reports

NADP provides invaluable market research on enrollment, networks and outside forces that impact the industry such as consumers and employers. In addition, NADP publishes timely editorial content for various audiences such as brokers.


NADP SmartBrief is a weekly compilation of the top industry news from outside media sources published in this weekly eNewsletter featuring updates on carriers, oral health news and more. Members must opt-in to receive this communication.