HealthPartners Inc. has agreed to rent a national dental provider network from Health Care Exchange Ltd., which does business as DenteMax Inc.

HealthPartners, Bloomington, Minn., a nonprofit managed care company, provides health coverage for 750,000 residents of Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

DenteMax, Southfield, Mich., runs a national dental preferred provider network.

The HealthPartners contract calls for DenteMax to help HealthPartners offer in-network access to 72,000 dental care locations across the United States, HealthPartners says.