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U.S. Representative Karen Handel Visits Delta Dental Insurance Company for Town Hall With Leading North Fulton County Employer


Today, U.S. Representative Karen Handel (GA-6) visited Delta Dental
Insurance Company (DDIC) in Alpharetta to meet with employees, learn
about legislative issues that affect the health care industry and
discuss the local economy in a Town Hall meeting.

Congresswoman Handel continues to visit with companies throughout the
sixth district of Georgia to highlight the strength of the local

Following her visit, Congresswoman Handel expressed shared enthusiasm
for the health care sector and the contribution of DDIC in this space.

"DDIC has been hard at work with their Direct to Consumer (D2C)
initiative to bring new markets to the forefront. Through this program,
people have better options for dental coverage in the health care
marketplace," said Congresswoman Handel. Additionally, I applaud their
commitment to our community and efforts to provide greater dental
insurance access. Thank you to DDIC for making this visit possible

"We appreciate Congresswoman Handel's support in creating a vibrant
business community in North Fulton County where we are growing our
business," said Tony Barth, chairman and chief executive officer of
DDIC. "Today's visit gave us an opportunity to share how we are working
to improve oral health through the development of affordable options
that will increase access to dental care."

DDIC recently signed long-term leases that will expand its presence and
footprint at Stonebridge II at Sanctuary Park in Alpharetta, in addition
to amending its current lease at Stonebridge III.

DDIC employs nearly 1,000 Georgia residents at their Alpharetta
location, where the company has operated for more than 20 years.

DDIC, through the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, is committed
to increasing access to care and oral health education for underserved
Georgia residents. Since 2011, the Foundation has donated more than $1
million throughout the state.

To learn more about Delta Dental Insurance Company, please visit and
to learn more about the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, please

About Delta Dental Insurance Company

Delta Dental Insurance Company along with Delta Dental of California,
Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., and their
affiliated companies are part of a single holding company system,
together providing dental benefits to 36.5 million people in 15 states,
the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. All are part of the Delta
Dental Plans Association, based in Oak Brook, Ill., the not-for-profit
national association of the 39 independent Delta Dental member companies
that collectively cover more than 78 million people nationwide.

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