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First Dental Health Offers their Discount Dental Plan to Chicago through the Principal Dental Access Network(SM)

Friday, June 15, 2012

First Dental Health Offers their Discount Dental Plan to Chicago through the Principal Dental Access Network(SM)07:00 EDT Friday, June 15, 2012General dentists and specialists in Chicago can now offer their patients 15% to 40% savings on their dentist visits, exams, and procedures through the Principal Dental Access Network.SAN DIEGO, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  New Dental Choice has expanded access to its discount dental program to include more than 1,200 general dentist and specialist locations in Chicago. A comprehensive and affordable discount dental plan provided by First Dental Health, New Dental Choice utilizes the Principal Dental Access Network(SM) to offer discount dental plans to individuals, families and businesses of all sizes. "As an alternative to the high cost of dental insurance, people are looking for new ways to access affordable and quality dental services," said Dr. Michael S. Grossman, President and CEO of First Dental Health. "We invite those who live and work in Chicago to take full advantage of our low-cost program and save up to 40% on their dental bills."In addition to saving on their dental care, New Dental Choice members can now receive discounted services through VSP Vision Care, the EPIC Hearing Service Plan, and the Prescription Discount Card Program administered by CVS Caremark. "Members of New Dental Choice are not only eligible to save on their dental, but they can now use their New Dental Choice membership to save money on vision, hearing and prescription drug services," said Dr. Grossman. First Dental Health meets the most stringent discount plan regulations in the country assuring Illinois residents of convenient provider access, verified savings and excellent customer service.About New Dental ChoiceDesigned by practicing dentists, New Dental Choice discount dental plans offer pre-negotiated discounts of between 15 and 60 percent on all common dental procedures ? all the time. New Dental Choice dental plan memberships are an affordable alternative to costly dental insurance plans. Unlike dental insurance, New Dental Choice dental plans are activated immediately, have no treatment restrictions, and no annual maximum benefit.About the Principal Financial GroupThe Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a retirement and global asset management leader. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $335.8 billion in assets under management and serves some 16.5 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit www.principal.com. Media contact: Katelynn Sarcione, Marketing Communications Manager, www.newdentalchoice.com (858) 444-2604[1] "The Principal Financial Group" and "The Principal" are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group. [2] As of June 30, 2011.SOURCE First Dental Health