Delta Dental of New Jersey announces the appointment of Dr. Keith Libou as chief clinical officer, effective February 28. Dr. Libou replaces Dr. Scott Navarro, who retired after 17 years with the company.
With over 15 years of experience in large group practices, Dr. Libou is licensed to practice dentistry in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He comes to Delta Dental from Dental Care Alliance (DCA), where he served as chief dental officer while also overseeing DCA’s affiliated multi-location group practice in Pennsylvania as dental director. From 1998 to 2000, Dr. Libou was vice president of operations and national dental director at Oral Health Services, and prior to that he served as dental director of the eastern region at Cigna Dental from 1995 to 1997. With experience on both the clinical and insurance sides of dentistry, Dr. Libou brings with him extensive knowledge of dental managed care and the dental benefits industry.
“On behalf of the entire Delta Dental of New Jersey organization, we are elated to welcome Dr. Keith Libou as our new chief clinical officer,” said Dennis G. Wilson, president and CEO, Delta Dental of New Jersey. “Dr. Libou’s experience with, and knowledge of the Oral Health field runs the gamut. He also possesses a great understanding of the principles of evidenced-based dentistry, as well as the connection between oral health and overall well-being, which is one of Delta Dental’s key messages.”
Dr. Libou studied biology at the State University of New York at Binghamton, and earned his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He and his wife currently reside in Pennsylvania, and will be relocating to New Jersey.
About Delta Dental
Delta Dental of New Jersey Inc. is New Jersey’s leading dental benefits company, providing or administering coverage to more than 1.5 million people through contracts with groups in New Jersey and Connecticut. In Connecticut, Delta Dental Insurance Company writes dental coverage on an insured basis and Delta Dental of New Jersey administers self-funded dental benefit programs. For more information, visit www.deltadentalnj.com.