PORTLAND, Ore. – Regence today announced a new partnership with Willamette Dental Group, the largest multi-specialty group dental practice in the Pacific Northwest. Regence and Willamette Dental’s relationship dates back to 1973 and through this new partnership, Washington and Oregon-based businesses with more than 101 employees will be able to select Willamette Dental Group coverage for their employees directly through Regence.

Willamette Dental Group is the leader in providing proactive, evidence-based dental care, which focuses on promoting a dentist-patient partnership for ultimate long-term health. As an Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO), Willamette Dental Group offers predicable co-pays for services, lower out-of-pocket costs, no annual maximums and orthodontics for children and adults.

“Regence’s expanded partnership with Willamette Dental Group reflects our commitment to offering members convenient, high-quality and affordable care across the Pacific Northwest,” says Angela Dowling, President of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

“Both Willamette Dental Group and Regence have deep roots in the Pacific Northwest communities we serve,” says Randy Cline, Chief Marketing Officer of Willamette Dental Group. “We’re thrilled that through this partnership, more employers and their employees will have choices in dental plans and access to the care they deserve at more than 50 Willamette Dental Group locations throughout the Pacific Northwest.”


About Regence

Regence serves approximately 2.4 million members through Regence BlueShield of Idaho, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield (select counties in Washington). Each health plan is a nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Regence is part of a family of companies dedicated to transforming health care by delivering innovative products and services that change the way consumers nationwide experience health care. For more information, please visit regence.com.

About Willamette Dental Group

Headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon, Willamette Dental Group has been providing high-quality dentistry for more than 45 years. We are the largest multi-specialty group dental practice in the Northwest and operate more than 50 dental office locations throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, serving more than 400,000 members. Our unique approach delivers proactive preventive dental care focused on promoting long-term health through a partnership with our patients.  For more information please visit www.willamettedental.com.