Executive Vice President and President Care Group
Todd Cruse is Executive Vice President and President of the Care Group 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.
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.
Todd oversees strategy and operations for the DentaQuest Care Group and its affiliated dental care centers, which provide access to vital dental services for children and adults in underserved areas. Prior to joining DentaQuest in 2013, Todd led a health care consulting firm with an emphasis on dental and government-sponsored health care programs. He also spent eight years as Senior Vice President of Development and Government Affairs at CSHM, a Medicaid-focused dental practice management firm. Todd was also a member of former Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist’s Cabinet, serving as Chief Administrative Officer and Assistant to the Governor for legislation.
Todd earned his Bachelor of Science in communication and political science from Middle Tennessee State University. He lives in Nashville with his wife Carlie and their two children.