Established in 1973, Delta Dental of New Mexico provides dental plans and administration and is governed by a board of directors that is comprised of New Mexico residents. Delta Dental of New Mexico is located in Albuquerque, N.M. It is an affiliate of Delta Dental, which is one of the largest and oldest dental insurance companies in the United States that covers over 45 million people. Delta Dental operates a network of more than 35 independent, nonprofit dental plans and conducts business in over 50 U.S., the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It offers employers benefit designs, administrative services and reporting systems that support dental benefit programs and services.