TEMPE, Ariz., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental Services, Inc., is bringing more of its affordable, high-quality dental and orthodontic care to metropolitan Phoenix with the opening of a new office in Tempe.
Conveniently located in the East Valley, the Tempe office at 1080 W. Elliot Road is designed to offer the ultimate in convenience and quality care to patients of all ages. Easily accessed from Interstate 10, the Tempe Western Dental office bundles orthodontics and general, cosmetic and specialty dentistry under one roof for easy scheduling and treatment.
To introduce the Tempe staff to area residents, the Tempe Western Dental will host a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 7. The family-friendly event will feature free food and drinks, children's activities such as face painting, free T-shirts, prizes, dental goodie bags and a remote radio broadcast by KZZP (104.7-FM).
During the event, parents of children ages 1 to 8 years old can schedule free dental screenings.
The new Western Dental office was designed to make oral health care convenient and accessible for patients of all ages. The office features a waiting-room play area and offers extended evening and weekend hours for busy families.
"We have taken great care to support our experienced, highly skilled staff with the most technologically advanced systems," said Samuel H. Gruenbaum, Western Dental president and CEO. "Western Dental's proprietary ORION technology powers our patient scheduling, bilingual check-in kiosks, low-dose digital X-rays, back-office tracking systems and electronic dental records to ensure careful and attentive service."
Fifteen experienced dental and administrative staff members will provide comprehensive oral health care, which includes orthodontics, Invisalign®, oral surgery, pedodontics, implants, prosthodontics, endodontics and periodontics. Western Dental also offers cosmetic dentistry such as ZOOM!® teeth whitening, white fillings, crowns and Lumineers porcelain veneers.
Dr. Eric Maurer has been appointed managing dentist for the Tempe office; Dr. Chad Foster for the orthodontics. Aulani Hernandez is office manager.
In keeping with its mission to make quality dental, orthodontic, specialty and cosmetic care available to all, Western Dental extends generous credit terms to patients who may pay in convenient installments with zero interest. Western Dental also is a participating provider for most major dental insurers and welcomes Medicare.
Family dentistry office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday. For appointments, call (480) 845-6625.
About Western Dental Services, Inc. Headquartered in Orange, Calif., Western Dental Services, Inc., is the largest staff-model dental HMO and clinical provider of dental services in California. With more than 4,000 employees and 280-plus company-managed dental offices throughout California, and affiliate offices in Arizona, Nevada and Texas, Western Dental and its affiliates are leaders in family and specialty dental care operations at convenient neighborhood locations.