My family and I were major victims of Western Dental's questionable behaviors. As I began to continue my research, I began to notice a number of trends that were not only mirroring to my own experience but some were so bad that it turned my stomach.
After receiving a number of disingenuous Western Dental Grievance Responses. There were many other events that took place within a short period of time. But, the last draw was when my daughter said to me (in a fit of both anger and pain), "where were you Mommy"? That was when I decided to do my best to warn those that were coming or were considering walking through those WD doors behind my family and me.
Those posts that I was making then began to morph into me providing advocacy to those who were reaching the ends of their ropes". I was now also providing my contact information so that I could get a voice attached to a grievance. [continued below]....
..... However, before I knew it, I had put together an Army of voices that are willing (just as I am) to stand and be heard by those who have some authority to listen and act.
As individuals on these boards, you and the rest of us are just Western Dental whiners listed under a category with no one watching except the posting whiners that come behind us already violated by this Corporation. Moreover, nothing will ever result from just a single post made usually by a person that shows themselves as anonymous.
I understand being anonymous when you have been made to believe that you are somehow responsible for what ever has gone wrong. This is what I have experienced as being their #1 Mode of operation. Turn the tables to make the debt seem as though its your fault.
It takes PEOPLE to cause change. Please dont convince yourself that one post is going to change anything. Your post needs a actual living person attached to it. Therefore, I am formally asking that everyone who has become a victim of Western Dental. Even if the paperwork that Western Dental sent you (or didnt send or respond in writing you but instead told you) determined that somehow, you were the one at fault and you still feel that this is not the case.
Please dont be afraid of stepping forward. Your perspective will not be ignored. If we continue to put our voices together as one voice representing many allegedly shady behaviors on the part of Western
Dental. Western Dental can only charge for the work that they actually performed. Please keep this fact in mind.
The Army has already experienced some successes that are bringing our concerns to the attention those Authoritative Agencies. But, you know what they say, you can never have enough voices.
Contact me and join us in stoping this Corporation from taking advantage in so many illegal ways. But most of all; Goal #1 is to cause the State of California /Federal Government to resend all contracts currently active to provide services to low income children, the Elderly and low income adults. I may be reached at shesharpshootsgmail.com
On the other hand, due to the day and age that we live in, I would understand if you didn't feel comfortable contacting me directly. I can only suggest that you Google me (shesharpshoots / SheSharp) where you will find that I have made many attempts to really send people to where they needed to go. People are making progress.
If you don't want to contact me, please DO contact the CA. Department of Managed Health Care www.dmhc.ca.gov
for further instructions. It takes no real time to follow this through with this easy process if you have computer access.
Depending on the full nature of what happened to you or your loved one, you may also need to contact the Ca. Dental Board. NOT THE DENTAL ASSOCIATION as the association has not authority what so ever. But, I assure you that your contact to either me or to the DMHC Directly Will Not Fall Upon Deaf Ears! Although, the DMHC is severely understaffed at this time. So, everything that I put together is going to them directly and other Departments and Agencies involved. What is the worse that could possibly happen by contacting me?
I am a 100% disabled stay at home mom. I am not affiliated with Western Dental or any attorney (I dont even have a attorney) as I dont need some attorney to deal with the Federal/State Government. I am actually a retired (due to disability) computer tech. Part of my disability is my inability to type for long periods at a time. Speech recognition doesnt work as great as I would like it to be so it has taken me forever to get this typed up.
What is the worst that could happen by contacting me? Oh and please excuse my typing and spelling. these ole hand just aren't what they used to be.