LOS BANOS, 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, celebrated its newest office in Los Banos, CA, with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The event was held at the new office in the Ortigalita Plaza, located at 1153 West Pacheco Blvd., just east of Interstate 5, and featured live music, raffle prizes and refreshments.
Western Dental invited the entire Los Banos community. Guests at the event included local dignitaries Los Banos Mayor Mike Villalta and City Council members Brett Jones and Deborah Lewis, and Merced County Supervisor of District 5 Scott Silveira.
Dr. Peter Truong, Clinical Director for Western Dental, performed the ribbon-cutting.
“The Los Banos community has needed a local, quality dental office for some time now,” said Vidhi Shah, Associate Doctor. “The City Council and Chamber of Commerce have been very supportive, and my staff and I are excited about welcoming new patients to our state-of-the-art office in this beautiful retail center.”
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.
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 Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 8 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 supported affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics, 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 provided 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.