25 Apr, 2012, 10:00 ET
ORANGE, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental Services, Inc., brings affordable dental care and new jobs to North County with the opening of a San Marcos office that combines dental and orthodontic practices, treats children and adults, and offers convenient hours for busy families.
To welcome area residents to the new practice, Western Dental is hosting a family friendly grand opening from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on May 5 at the new office, 169 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, at the Rancho San Marcos Village Shopping Center. The event will include children's activities, free food, prize giveaways and a live broadcast by radio station XHTZ (90.3-FM).
During the grand opening, Western Dental will take appointments for free dental screenings for children ages 1 to 8.
Designed to offer high-quality care and exceptional convenience, the San Marcos dental office is open weekends and evenings and bridges the distance between existing Western Dental offices in Escondido and Oceanside.
Patients at the San Marcos dental office will experience the many benefits of ORION, a proprietary and industry-leading suite of digital technologies that support and enhance treatments. ORION includes electronic, bilingual check-in kiosks, digital intraoral and panoramic X-rays, electronic dental records, digital oral cameras, and patient triage and monitoring systems that ensure careful and attentive service.
A team of 12 experienced dental and administrative staff members will provide comprehensive oral health care, including full-service family dentistry, specialty care and cosmetic dentistry. Specialty care treatments include orthodontics, Invisalign®, oral surgery, pedodontics, implants, prosthodontics, endodontics and periodontics. Western Dental also offers cosmetic dentistry, including ZOOM!® teeth whitening, white fillings, crowns, Lumineers and other veneers.
Flexible and convenient credit terms with low down payments and easy installments with 0% interest are available directly from Western Dental. All patients, including those without perfect credit, can obtain financing for dental care, without involving banks or financial institutions. Western Dental welcomes Denti-Cal and is a participating provider for most major dental insurers.
"Western Dental is committed to providing top-quality dental care for all patients," said Samuel H. Gruenbaum, Western Dental president and CEO. "Every office is supported by our state-of-the-art Quality Assurance Management System, which electronically monitors medical and administrative procedures to enhance care."
Dr. Michael Ho is the managing dentist; Dr. Kyle Wendfelt will manage the orthodontic practice and Jherie Silva is office manager.
The Western Dental San Marcos office hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday. Appointments for general dentistry can be made at (760) 916-9595; orthodontics, (760) 916-9605.
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 affiliated dental offices throughout California and in Arizona, Nevada and Texas, Western Dental and its affiliates are the leaders in full-family and specialty dental care operations at convenient neighborhood locations. The company's strict quality oversight, commitment to the Ultimate Patient Experience, affordable treatments, group and individual dental benefit plans, as well as evening and weekend office hours, help keep the smiles of nearly three-quarters of a million patients healthy and bright every year.
SOURCE Western Dental Services, Inc.
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