CHANDLER, Ariz., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental & Orthodontics in Chandler has partnered with Chandler High School as part of its "Smiles for Schools" program, a support program for intermediate and secondary schools.
The "Smiles for Schools" sponsorship program will pair each of the more than 200 offices of Western Dental & Orthodontics with neighboring junior high and high schools. The program will provide over $100,000 in total school support funding – $500 per school – during 2017.
Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable, high-quality oral health care, is the top provider of orthodontics services in California and Arizona.
"Western Dental is committed to partnering with schools like Chandler High School and sharing our expertise regarding good oral health care, which is so important for young people to grasp," said John Erickson, Director of Operations at Western Dental in Arizona. "Our staff is very excited about our 'Smiles for Schools' program and how it will raise oral health awareness with both students and their families."
The funding, which is just one component of the program, will be used by each school at their discretion. In addition, Western Dental will provide support at school events, sharing oral health information with students and their parents as part of an ongoing partnership with each school.
Western Dental (with its affiliate Brident Dental & Orthodontics) is one of the nation's largest dental providers and is the leader in accessible, affordable, high-quality oral health care, with over 2 million patient visits annually in more than 200 affiliated offices throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas. Western Dental is the #1 provider of orthodontics services in California and Arizona, and is expanding its network of orthodontists, oral surgeons, pedodontists, periodontists and endodontists to conveniently serve the full range of dental needs in its offices. All of Western Dental's services are backed by a unique quality assurance system to support high-quality care.