Steve Pollock

stevepollock.png President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Pollock is President and Chief Executive Officer for DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization with a mission to improve the oral health of all. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with locations across the country, DentaQuest provides outcomes-based, cost-effective dental solutions for Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare Advantage, small and large businesses, and individuals nationwide.

Steve has guided the company through a period of significant and sustained growth — DentaQuest now manages dental and vision benefits for 30+ million Americans in 30 states and direct patient care through a network of more than 80 oral health centers in six states. And its membership and national provider footprint continue to grow.

Steve joined DentaQuest in 1999 and served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Vice President of Market Development, and General Counsel before being appointed President and CEO in 2015. Under his leadership, DentaQuest developed a unique approach known as Preventistry® — an all-in strategy to make oral health care more affordable, accessible, innovative, and integrated into the broader health care system.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a Juris Doctor at University of Wisconsin Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a certified public accountant in Ohio.

Steve chairs the Board of Directors for RIZE Massachusetts, a nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic, and is a member of CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. He lives in Concord, MA with his wife and two children.