Brident Dental & Orthodontics (including affiliates such as Western Dental & Vital Smiles) is one of the nation’s largest dental providers and the leader in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, serving approximately 3 million patient visits annually in 324 affiliated offices throughout CA, AL, TX, AZ, and NV. In CA, they are the leading provider of services to both adults and children in the Medi-Cal Dental public insurance program that provides health care benefits for more than 13 million low-income individuals and families. In TX, they are the leading provider of Medicaid services and recently became a participant in a new, value-based care and payment model under the state’s Medicaid program. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics. All services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments and clinical performance to enable high-quality care.