Orange, Calif., August 29, 2018 – Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, today announced the purchase of the SmileCare office in Lancaster, Calif.
The Lancaster acquisition is located at 1228 West Avenue K, adjacent to 24-Hour Fitness. This is Western Dental’s second location in Lancaster and the fourth SmileCare office purchased from Coast Dental Services Inc. in recent months, including the Fremont, Stockton and Modesto SmileCare offices.
The Lancaster office has 14 patient treatment rooms, state-of-the-art digital equipment and a multi-lingual staff. A full range of dental services is offered, including general dentistry, orthodontics, specialty dentistry, pediatric dentistry and oral hygiene.
“We are pleased to be expanding in Lancaster, and we welcome the patients at this office to the Western Dental family,” said Dr. John Luther, Chief Dental Officer for Western Dental. “This will provide more appointment options to patients of both offices.”
In addition to accepting uninsured and privately insured patients, Western Dental welcomes patients covered by the Medi-Cal Dental program (known as Denti-Cal) at this location and all of its 198 California offices. Western Dental is the leading provider of services to the Medi-Cal Dental program, which provides healthcare benefits to more than 13 million individuals throughout California.
“We’ve seen a lot of growth in patient visits over the past few years in our original Lancaster office,” said Dr. Evelinda Jacob, Managing Dentist. “We’re excited about the addition of our second location.”
The Lancaster office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The office is planning a reception that will be open to the public.