Fort Dearborn Life, Chicago, has announced that their dental network, the DNoA Preferred Network, is now the largest in the United States.

Since December 2007, the network has grown nationally by 26%. Several individual states have seen double digit increases as well, including Missouri (40%); Colorado (33%); Indiana (20%); California (17%); and Ohio (16%). As a result, Fort Dearborn Life’s members now have access to more than 120,000 dental access points.

“We are extremely proud to offer our members the largest dental network in the country, giving them access to qualified dentists in all 50 states,” said Tony Trani, president and chief executive officer of Fort Dearborn Life.

“As we embark on our focus to be strong in the national accounts marketplace, our dental operation is a key component to meeting this expectation,” Trani said.