The insurers selling dental coverage through the federal public exchanges may specialize more in 2015 than they have this year.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has given a glimpse of what next year's public exchange dental market might look like in a new table. In it, HHS gives a count of the number of issuers that have indicated an interest in selling stand-alone dental plans (SADPs) statewide through each state exchange run by HHS.

The table does not give preliminary dental issuer counts for state-based Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchanges.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.