SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, today announced it has expanded its Children’s Dental Center office in San Jose to include a state-of-the-art orthodontics treatment area.
Children’s Dental Center is a dedicated pediatric office that joined the Western Dental family last year along with other offices operating under the Children’s Dental Center and Children’s Dental Group names. Western Dental cares for children – along with teens and adults – at all of its 240 affiliated offices including in 24 dedicated pediatric offices in California.
The orthodontic expansion at Children’s Dental Center adds capacity for the company’s board-certified orthodontists to diagnose and treat patients, and includes new technology such as a panoramic digital imaging x-ray. Children’s Dental Center continues to maintain its full-service dedicated pediatric dental practice with state-of-the art digital equipment and an experienced bilingual staff.
“We’re excited to add the same access to quality orthodontics for our pediatric patients in San Jose as we provide throughout Western Dental,” said Dr. Corina Ramirez, Clinical Director of Pediatric Dentistry. “This is part of our approach to providing a Dental Home for our patients and meeting all their dental needs.”
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 Children’s Dental Center location and all 191 California offices.
“Our parents and patients are very pleased to see the new orthodontics wing,” said Dr. Tracy Filler, Managing Dentist at Children’s Dental Center in San Jose. “We’ve been looking forward to this improvement and expansion.”
The office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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 affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics) is one of the nation’s largest dental providers and is the leader in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, serving approximately 2.5 million patient visits annually in 240 affiliated offices throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. In addition to general dentistry, it offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pedodontics, periodontics and endodontics in its offices, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home.”
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 Californians. Western Dental dentists provided care to more than a half-million Denti-Cal beneficiaries in 2017 and is committed to continuing to partner with the State to help improve the program.
All of Western Dental’s services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that keeps electronic records of 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.
The Children’s Dental Center in San Jose can be reached through Western Dental or directly at 408-240-0250 and www.childrens-dental-center.com.