First Western Dental Kids Office Opens in San Diego

Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nations 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 Dentals 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 Kids 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 nations 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 states Medicaid program.

All of Western Dentals 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
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Cell: 916-402-7132
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