Western Dental Services, Inc., celebrates its continuing expansion into Northern California with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, February 28th, at its newest office in Livermore.

(Logo: The facility, at 2177 Las Positas Court, conveniently near the 580 Freeway, offers a complete range of general and specialty dental services, on-site orthodontic treatment and generous credit terms for patients. Custom-designed computerized monitoring systems help ensure superior service by creating electronic dental records, easing bilingual communication, monitoring dental procedures and reducing waiting times.

Fifteen experienced dental and administrative staff members will provide comprehensive oral health care such as periodontics, Invisalign@ braces, pedodontics, oral surgery, and cosmetic dentistry, including white fillings, veneers, crowns, dental implants and ZOOM!@ whitening.

"The Livermore office is another example of how Western Dental is committed to providing high-quality, affordable and accessible dental care," said Samuel H. Gruenbaum, Western Dental president and CEO.

The Livermore office joins existing Western Dental locations in Fremont, Hayward and Tracy, each within about a half-hour's drive. The office welcomes patients of all ages, from young children to adults, and features play areas and video games in the lobby and extended evening and weekend hours for working families.

For more information, call (714) 480-3000; 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 4,400 employees and 280-plus company-managed dental offices throughout California, Arizona and Nevada, Western Dental is the leader in family and specialty dental care operations at convenient neighborhood locations. The company's strict quality oversight, 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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