Steve Pollock

Steve Pollock Steve Pollock

President, Dental
Sun Life U.S.

As president of Sun Life’s U.S. dental business, including DentaQuest, Steve Pollock leads the nation’s second-largest dental benefits provider and the largest administrator of Medicaid dental benefits by membership. Steve is committed to Sun Life’s focus on increasing access to healthcare and improving the oral health of all, while driving market growth in government and commercial group solutions for dental and vision.

Steve spent seven years as the president and CEO of DentaQuest, which was acquired by Sun Life in 2022. Under Steve’s stewardship, DentaQuest developed Preventistry®, a holistic approach that centers on preventive and quality care, expanded access, and solutions built on valued relationships across the healthcare ecosystem. He also established a growing network of approximately 80 dental practices to deliver direct patient care in underserved communities across the United States.

Prior to his role as president and CEO, Steve held several other senior leadership positions at DentaQuest, including chief operating officer, executive vice president, and vice president of market development and general counsel.

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 has also served on the boards of the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, the CareQuest Institute and Oral Health America. He is a member of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, the state bar of Wisconsin and is a certified public accountant in Ohio.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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Group insurance policies are underwritten by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Wellesley Hills, MA) in all states, except New York. In New York group insurance policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI). Product offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state laws and regulations.

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