Heartland Dental Adds On

Heartland Dental Care Inc., an Effingham, Ill.-based chain of affiliated dental practices, last quarter acquired nine practices and opened three new facilities, bringing its total number of practices to 263. Code Hennessey & Simmons acquired an undisclosed stake in Heartland Dental in 2008.


Heartland Dental Care, Inc. brought its total number of practices to 263 with the acquisition of nine established practices and the creation of three new dental care facilities during second quarter 2010.

The acquisitions include practices in Las Vegas, Nev., Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Mesa, Ariz., Queen Creek, Ariz., Orlando, Fla., Newport News, Va., Norfolk, Va., and Virginia Beach, Va. The new dental care facilities are located in Jacksonville, Fla., Lakeland, Fla. and Ormond Beach, Fla.

“We are proud to have added another twelve dental practices to our company during second quarter. These acquisitions and new practices strengthen our commitment to provide quality dental care in hometowns all across the United States,” said Richard E. Workman, DMD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Dental Care, Inc. “Our constant drive to develop the markets we serve, along with our core financial and operational strength continues to be a key contributing factor to our long-term success.”

“As we enter the second half of the fiscal year, our acquisition pipeline is in excellent condition, our impetus for new, denovo practices continues to be strong and execution against our business strategy remains solid,” said Patrick C. Bauer, President and Chief Operations Officer. “We look forward to entering new markets as the year progresses.”

About Heartland Dental Care

Heartland Dental Care, Inc. is one of the leading dental practice management groups in the United States with more than 260 dental practices located within 14 states. Based in Effingham, Ill., Heartland provides its dentists and team members with continuing professional education and leadership training along with a variety of management services which include staffing, human relations, purchasing, administration, financial, marketing and information technology support. For more information, visit www.HeartlandDentalCare.com.