Western Dental Partners with the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

ORANGE, 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, today announced an agreement with the
California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) to offer the Western
Dental Group Plan to their employer membership.

Under the arrangement, members of the CHCC can enroll their employees in
Western Dental’s dental plan. In addition, members will have access to
other products offered through affiliates of Western Dental, including
the EyeMax Vision Plan, as well as hearing and discount prescription
plans.

All Western Dental plan and affiliated plan products can be accessed on
the CHCC website, where members can select and enroll in the coverage
they want.

“Western Dental plays an important role in our members’ communities,”
said Julian Canete, President & CEO of the CHCC. “We appreciate their
commitment to provide oral health education to our members and their
employees to help keep them healthy and productive.”

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce is the premier and largest
regional ethnic business organization in the nation. It was founded in
1978 to promote the economic growth and development of Hispanic
entrepreneurs and California’s emerging businesses. The CHCC consists of
75 individual Hispanic Chambers of Commerce representing 25,000 employer
members.

Western Dental has provided full-service Dental HMO plans to employer
groups, unions, associations, school districts, credit unions and
individuals for more than 30 years. Every dental plan provides access to
Western Dental’s 226 California offices, including 27 Western Dental
Kids locations.

“Since 1903, Western Dental has served the communities where California
Hispanic Chambers of Commerce members own their businesses,” said Edwin
Rivera, Vice President-Community Engagement and Strategic Alliances for
Western Dental. “We welcome our partnership and look forward to seeing
it grow.”

ABOUT WESTERN DENTAL

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
3.0 million patient visits annually in 317 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 www.westerndental.com
or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

Contacts

Bill Halldin
Office: 916-781-0657
bill@halldinpr.com