Capitol Dental Care Provides Support to Affected Communities In Response to Oregon Fires and COVID-19 Crisis

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Oregon offices will remain open to support patients and alleviate burden on Emergency Departments.

"Our hearts go out to all those what have suffered from the devastating fires. We hope that the oral health kits and expanded oral health services we provide will be of some comfort to Oregonians who have been displaced and are honored to be able to provide assistance." - Dr. Chaudhry

InterDent announces that most Oregon offices will remain open to maintain access to preventive services for Oregon communities. Capitol Dental Care will continue to partner with Oregon county organizations to provide support for communities affected by the recent wildfires and COVID-19 crisis.

In the past month, Dr. Chaudhry, President and Dental Director for Capitol Dental Care, mobilized within affected Oregon communities to provide free toothbrush and denture kits, oral health education and nutritional counseling, telehealth consults, teledentistry, and emergency dental treatment, regardless of insurance type.

"Our hearts go out to all those what have suffered from the devastating fires. We hope that the oral health kits and expanded oral health services we provide will be of some comfort to Oregonians who have been displaced and are honored to be able to provide assistance." — Dr. Chaudhry

Dr. Chaudhry’s outreach efforts reflect Capitol Dental Care’s tradition of reducing barriers to care by providing dental services in non-traditional venues, including schools, medical offices, and community settings.

Capitol Dental Care remains committed to providing support to members through its affiliated practices under the brands Gentle Dental®, SmileKeepers, and Blue Oak® Dental.

About InterDent Service Corporation

InterDent Service Corporation provides comprehensive management services to 175 affiliated dental practices employing more than 450 dentists in the following eight states: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Washington. InterDent’s branded divisions include Gentle Dental, Dedicated Dental, Capitol Dental, Smile Keepers and Blue Oak. The network of practices delivers comprehensive dentistry to over one million patients annually.

InterDent is seeking new affiliation opportunities with dental groups or practices. If you have or know of a practice that is interested in affiliating with one of the nation’s leading dental service organizations, call (888) 416-5525 or visit http://www.interdent.com

About Capitol Dental Care

Capitol Dental Care is Oregon’s largest dental contractor with a network of more than 300 dentists across 18 counties. Capitol Dental Care has been operating in Southern Oregon since the inception of the Oregon Health Plan. Statewide, Capitol Dental Care currently serves approximately 200,000 members. The company is dedicated to providing high-quality dental care to all members and their families with a strong focus on meeting the needs of children. Capitol Dental Care emphasizes dental disease prevention as a key part of health. For more information, visit http://www.capitoldentalcare.com.

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Cedric Tuck-Sherman
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