Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. announced today that it has acquired Dental Select, a large group insurance agency and benefit plan administrator.
Ameritas is a Lincoln, Nebraska-based insurer with a large dental and vision benefits business. It has relationships with about 4.5 million customers.
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Dental Select is a Salt Lake City-based company that came to life in 1989. The company started out running dental discount network programs. It now sells dental, vision and accidental death and dismemberment plans as well as individual dental insurance. The company also helps employers administer self-insured benefit plans.
Dental Select has about 470,000 customer relationships.