Monarch Dental Opens its 19th and 20th Offices in the San Antonio Area

06/19/2009 • Bright Now! Dental Inc., the nation’s leading provider of business support services to dentists, marks a momentous occasion in announcing the grand opening of two new Monarch Dentals this summer in San Antonio (June 15th) and Schertz (July 6th). The opening of these offices marks the 19th and 20th offices in the San Antonio Area and continues the growth and reinforces the mission of Bright Now Dental Inc. which is to provide “Smiles for Everyone!”SM by bringing quality, affordable dental care to your local neighborhood. These two offices, located at 21025 N. US Highway 281 (in the Stone Ridge Market), San Antonio and 17244 IH 35 N. (at the 3009 exit), Schertz, provide families with convenient, comfortable environments where they can receive the latest in comprehensive, quality dental care.

These offices are equipped to provide prompt, efficient dental care, and offers general dentistry, preventive care, children’s dentistry, and specialty care services. Monarch Dental accepts most insurance plans, offers financing on approved credit, and offers a dental discount program for patients without insurance. The offices are open six days per week, Monday thru Thursday from 8:300am – 6:00pm and 8:30 am – 3:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Good dental habits can positively affect overall health, so the dentists and professional staff value their role in helping patients maintain and/or improve their patients’ total wellness. Monarch Dental has brought in two new great Dentists to lead these two new offices.

Brent Rigby, D.D.S., lead Dentist in the new office in the Stone Ridge Market office, has been practicing dentistry for more than 3 years. He received his Bachelors of Science in Medical Biology from The University of Utah. He then received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, as well as, his Masters of Science and Prosthodontic Certification from Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry. When asked about his approach to patient care Dr. Rigby explains “my approach to patient care entails listening to the patient, explaining what needs to be done, and involving then in the final decision of what treatment is to be performed.” In his spare time, Dr. Rigby enjoys outdoor activities, sports and spending time with his family.

Kristin Jones D.D.S. is the lead Dentist for the new Monarch Dental Schertz office. Dr. Jones received her Bachelors Degree from the University of North Dakota and recently graduated from the University of Colorado’s Dental School. Dr. Jones is skilled in many dental specialty areas. When she is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking, snowboarding and running, as well as traveling and spending time with her family. When asked about her approach to patient care, Dr. Jones “provide(s) the best, quality patient care while also maintaining a personable, comfortable environment.”

To celebrate these grand openings, both offices are offering 20% Off Teeth Whitening and $75 Exam & X-Rays*. Prospective patients can call any of the San Antonio area Monarch Dental offices toll-free at 1- 800-MONARCH to schedule appointments (or call 210-835-9944 for the San Antonio, Stone Ridge Market office and 210-836-9911 for the Schertz office).

For patients who do not have dental insurance, the Bright Now Dental, Inc. affiliated offices offer the ConfiDent® dental discount program. For a low annual fee paid to the dentist, the dental discount program makes dental care affordable to individuals and families without dental insurance through a 25% discount on general dental services and a 20% discount on specialty services where available (percentage off Usual Customary Fees – UCF).

About the ConfiDent® Dental Discount Program

The ConfiDent® program is not an insurance plan. There are no benefits payable to enrollees, nor does ConfiDent® compensate dental care providers for services they may render to employees. ConfiDent® is not an insurer, guarantor, or underwriter of any services provided under the program or of any payments to providers. Enrollees arrange for needed dental care, including payment directly with the dental care provider. Enrollees are responsible for the entire cost of the dental care and ConfiDent® shall in no event be liable for any payment to a provider accessed under the program.

About Bright Now! Dental, Inc.
Bright Now Dental Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Castle Dental, Monarch Dental and Newport Dental, provide business support services to more than 300 dental offices in 18 states. Bright Now Dental‘s mission is to manage the time-consuming business functions of running dental practices, enabling dentists to devote virtually all of their time to quality patient care through superior service and value. Bright Now Dental Inc. handles business support services such as finance, sales and marketing, information technology, human resources, purchasing and real estate development, while dentists retain responsibility for all clinical matters. More than two million people yearly take advantage of Bright Now Dental’s extended evening and weekend office hours, convenient locations, affordable prices, and flexible payment plans for quality, full-service dental care including general and cosmetic dentistry, and specialty services such as orthodontics.

Based in Santa Ana, Calif., Bright Now Dental Inc. and its affiliated dental offices employ approximately 4,200 people nationwide. For more information, visit

*20% off teeth whitening: regular price $99-$499. Teeth whitening after initial exam, x-rays and cleaning in absence of periodontal disease. Not all patients candidates for whitening.
$75 Exam & X-Rays: Regular price $160. Valid for one, new cash patient on initial visit only.
Both offers: Limit one per person. Not redeemable for cash or credit. Must be surrendered at time of service. Offer can’t be combined, coordinated with insurance and applicable state laws and subject to change. Expires 12/31/09.

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