First Western Dental Kids Office Opens in San Diego

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in
accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics
provider in the country, announced the opening of its first Western
Dental Kids office in San Diego today.

Western Dental is known for welcoming the whole family into its offices,
but the new Western Dental Kids office, located at 5807 University
Avenue, is the first one in San Diego dedicated to kids and kids only.

Western Dental also owns and operates 13 other Western Dental offices in
San Diego, which serve patients of all ages.

“Our pediatric dental team is excited to be part of Western Dental’s
first pediatric dental office in San Diego,” said Dr. Aliaa Hady,
Managing Doctor for the new San Diego office. “We want Western Dental
Kids to be a Dental Home for children.”

The 3,300 square-foot office has been designed with fun, bright colorful
graphics. The office provides comprehensive pediatric dental services,
including sealants to help prevent cavities, fluoride treatments,
hygiene and a full-service orthodontics department. Western Dental Kids
accepts most forms of dental insurance, including Medi-Cal Dental.

“This new Western Dental Kid’s office builds upon our solid base in San
Diego and expands access to children in the area,” said Dr. John Luther,
Chief Dental Officer for Western Dental. “Children are also welcome at
all Western Dental offices.”

An open house and community health fair are planned for March 1 and
March 2at the office.


Western Dental (with its affiliates, including Brident Dental &
Orthodontics, Access Dental, Blue Hills Dental, 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
2.9 million patient visits annually in 314 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 more than a half-million Denti-Cal
beneficiaries in 2017 and 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
or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.


Jeffrey Weidel
Office: 916-781-0616
Cell: 916-402-7132