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HOUSTON, Texas, December 7, 2021 – Brident Dental & Orthodontics, an affiliate of Western Dental, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, announced today Crown Dental and its nine offices in Texas are joining the Brident family.

With the Crown Dental locations, Brident now has 33 offices in the Houston area and 89 in Texas, where the company has added 58 offices in recent years.  Altogether, the Western Dental/Brident family has 352 offices in five states.    

“We are very pleased to welcome the patients, doctors and staff of Crown Dental to our Dental Home,” said Dr. Sylvia Lin, DDS, President of Brident DDS, P.C. (“Brident Dental”). “Our practices share a commitment to service, and we are already working together to expand access to high quality, affordable care in the greater Houston area.”

Crown Dental was founded more than a decade ago by Dr. Emily Lee, DDS, PA, who grew the dental group to include general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and other specialty services.

“The Houston area has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, and I am excited to join the Western Dental/Brident Family along with our nine offices to support the community with quality, affordable dentistry,” said Dr. Lee. “Our mutual strengths will give patients greater access to more dental services along with additional insurance and payment options to help them afford the care they need.”

In addition to accepting uninsured and privately insured patients, Brident Dental welcomes patients covered by Medicaid and CHIP.

Thomas Allen, Manager Partner of Practice Transitions Group, along with his team acted as exclusive advisors to Crown Dental in the transaction. 

As Western Dental/Brident continues to expand, individual and group dental practices interested in affiliation opportunities should contact Jennifer Mallon, Vice President-Business Development, at businessdevelopment@westerndental.com.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.brident.com.