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Western Dental Announces Daniel D. Crowley as Executive Chairman of Premier Dental Services, Inc.

Jul 17, 2015

ORANGE, Calif., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, today announced that Daniel D. Crowley was named Executive Chairman of Premier Dental Services, Inc., Western's parent company.

Mr. Crowley is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Healthcare Solutions, a Sacramento-based consulting and investment firm that he founded in 1997 to advise and invest in healthcare service companies. Through Dynamic, he has had extensive experience leading a wide variety of healthcare services companies. Specifically, Mr. Crowley has successfully led multi-site companies in dental, orthodontic, and medical practice management, including one of the nation's largest clinic-based medical group practices with more than 200 offices in 20 states and nearly 800 medical providers.

"I am pleased to welcome Dan to the leadership team," said Tom Erickson, the Chairman of Western Dental. "I am confident that Dan's experience and skills will be tremendous assets as we continue to build the exceptional quality of care and service that we provide to our patients every day."

Prior to founding Dynamic Healthcare Solutions, Mr. Crowley was the Chairman of Health Systems International, now known as Health Net, and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of one of its predecessor companies, Foundation Health Corporation. Mr. Crowley oversaw the growth of Foundation Health, then known as Americare, from a small regional health plan to a successful Fortune 500 company. Mr. Crowley joined Foundation Health from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio, then the fifth-largest "Blues Plan" in the U.S.

"I'm very excited to be working with the team at Western Dental to optimize quality, service, and value for patients," said Mr. Crowley. "Western Dental has a terrific value proposition, an enviable footprint, and great potential to grow and prosper. As one of the largest dental service organizations in the country with 220 affiliated offices in five states, it is a vital part of healthcare in America."

About Western Dental

Western Dental (with its affiliate, Brident Dental & Orthodontics) is one of the nation's largest dental providers and is the leader in accessible, affordable oral health care, serving nearly one million patients annually in 220 affiliated clinics throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Colorado. Informed by the latest research, Western Dental is committed to delivering high-quality general, orthodontic and specialty dental services in state-of-the art facilities. All of Western Dental's 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.

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