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Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, announced the acquisition effective September 30 of San Diego Dental Specialty Center (SDDSC), a local leader in multi-specialty family dental care. Terms were not disclosed.

The transaction brings the total number of Western Dental offices in California to 231. This is the 9th office in San Diego County. Western Dental now supports a total of 322 offices in five states, including California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama.

SDDSC provides affordable, high quality general dentistry and oral hygiene services and welcomes patients with all types of coverage, including Medi-Cal Dental. The practice also offers some orthodontics, pedodontics, endodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery, access to which will be expanded consistent with Western Dental’s multi-specialty care model.

“This is an excellent high quality practice with a similar approach to patient care in an area we have long considered a good fit for us,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Western Dental. “We welcome the patients and staff of San Diego Dental Specialty Center to our Dental Home.”

“Western Dental is a natural fit for our patients and our dedicated doctors and staff,” said Dr. Gene Moore, Founder of San Diego Dental Specialty Center. “We are happy to be part of this storied organization that continues to make high quality dental care accessible and affordable to so many.”

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 million patient visits annually in 322 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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