Who We Are

NADP logoNational Association of Dental Plans (NADP), a Texas non-profit corporation with headquarters in Dallas, Texas, is the representative and recognized resource of the dental benefits industry. NADP is the only national trade organization that includes the full spectrum of dental benefits companies operating in the United States. NADP’s members provide Dental HMO, Dental PPO, Dental Indemnity and Discount Dental products to more than 200 million Americans with dental benefits.


NADP's mission is to promote and advance the dental benefits industry to improve consumer access to affordable, quality dental care.

NADP members include major commercial carriers, regional and single state companies, as well as companies organized as non-profit organizations.


Dental Benefits Advocacy
DP serves as the voice of the industry to a wide range of stakeholders through the following programs:

Industry Representation regarding statutorily mandated standards and development of quality measures through voting seats on a variety of organizations such as the American Dental Association, Code Revision Committee, Health Level 7, the Dental Quality Alliance and more.

Government Relations advancing industry concerns on state and federal legislative and regulatory activities, including federal health care reform

Dental Benefits Industry Resource

As the leading authority and knowledge center for dental benefits, NADP offers the following resources:

Research on a wide variety of topics through an annual suite of reports, brief surveys and in-depth studies.

Education on timely, dental-specific topics via Virtual Seminars, Online Training and the premier industry gathering, NADP’s Annual Conference – CONVERGE.

Interested in becoming a member? Contact us!