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The Virginia Dental Association (VDA) is a non-profit organization of dentists committed to enhancing the professional lives of our members - 3,500 of the best and brightest dentistry has to offer.  Together, we champion better oral health care for all Virginians.

It’s been ​over 145 years since a small group of nine dentists founded the "Virginia State Dental Association". Since then we’ve grown to become a constant trusted resource for ​Virginia dentists and their patients.

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Military dental insurance coming back to Central Pa.

Central Pennsylvania will once again become the epicenter for U.S. military dental care, as United Concordia announced this week that it has won the bidding process for the Department of Defense’s TRICARE Dental Program (TDP).

United Concordia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highmark Health. The insurance giant has roughly 3,000 employees in Central Pa., and another 1,000 specifically dedicated to the United Concordia headquarters in Linglestown, according to Highmark spokesman Leilyn Perri.

The TRICARE contract covers roughly 1.8 million patients, and United Concordia was the low bidder at $2.9 billion. The company formerly held the contract from 1996 to 2012, at which point the DoD shifted to MetLife.

Click HERE to read the full article from The Sentinel.

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