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Western Dental Opens New Office in Los Banos

November 12, 2019

LOS BANOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2019--

Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, today announced the opening of a new Western Dental & Orthodontics office in Los Banos, CA.

The new office is located at 1153 West Pacheco Blvd., just east of Interstate 5. With the addition of the new office, Western Dental now operates 233 offices in California.

“Our new Los Banos office expands access to dental care for patients in the San Joaquin Valley,” said Dr. John Luther, Chief Dental Officer for Western Dental. “Before we opened here, many residents had to drive to Merced or Turlock to see a dentist.”

The office provides comprehensive dental services, including general dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, dental implants, pediatric dentistry and oral hygiene services, creating a “dental home” for its patients.

“We’re grateful to be part of this growing community in a beautiful, new retail center,” said Dr. Vidhi Shah, Associate Doctor at the Los Banos office. “Our brand-new office is state-of-the-art, and our staff is eager to welcome friends and neighbors from the community.”

Western Dental welcomes patients covered by the Medi-Cal Dental program (known as Denti-Cal) at this location and all of its California offices, in addition to accepting uninsured and privately insured patients. Western Dental is the leading provider of services to the Denti-Cal program, which provides health care benefits for more than 13 million low-income individuals and families in California. Western Dental is committed to continuing to partner with the State to help improve the program.

The office is open on Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony are planned.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

ABOUT WESTERN DENTAL

Western Dental (with its supported affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics, Access Dental, Blue Hills Dental, South Texas Dental and Vital Smiles) is one of the nation’s largest dental providers and is the leader in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, serving approximately 3.0 million patient visits annually in 324 affiliated offices throughout California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics in its offices, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home.”

In California, Western Dental is the leading provider of services to both adults and children in the Denti-Cal program – part of the Medi-Cal public insurance program that provides health care benefits for more than 13 million low-income individuals and families. Western Dental dentists will provide care to a half-million Denti-Cal beneficiaries in 2019, and Western Dental is committed to continuing to partner with the State to improve the program. In Texas, Western Dental is the leading provider of Medicaid services and recently entered into a first-of-its-kind agreement to participate in a value-based care and payment model under the state’s Medicaid program.

All of Western Dental’s services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments, dental staff and clinical performance to enable high-quality care. To learn more about Western Dental or inquire about an office in your community, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

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