Delta Dental acquires Fla. eyecare firm

Delta Dental of Missouri has acquired Advantica EyeCare, a Clearwater, Fla.-based vision benefits provider with 2.4 million members nationwide and annual revenue in excess of $46 million. Financial terms weren’t closed.

Advantica is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Dental of Missouri’s Essex Holding Co. The acquisition expands Delta’s services beyond dental health plans.

[St. Louis Post Dispatch]