Heartland Dental Care Inc., an Effingham, Ill.-based chain of affiliated dental practices, acquired six dental practices in the first quarter. It also opened two new facilities, bringing its total number of practices to 238. Code Hennessey & Simmons acquired an undisclosed stake in Heartland Dental last summer.
Heartland Dental Care, Inc. acquired six dental practices and opened two new dental care facilities during first quarter 2009.
The six acquisitions include practices in Dickson, Tenn., Lexington, Ky., Las Vegas, Nev., Phoenix, Ariz., Glendale, Ariz., and New Port Richie, Fla. Two new dental facilities opened during first quarter include locations in Lee’s Summit, Mo. and Dulles, Va. This brings the total number of Heartland Dental Care practices to 238.
“We are excited to start 2009 with an additional eight dental practices,” said Richard E. Workman, DMD, CEO and President of Heartland Dental Care, Inc. “We are adding practices in markets we currently serve as well as moving into new states, and that is very exciting for us.”
Dr. Vincent Monticciolo, prominent dentist and businessman in New Port Richie, Fla. and creator of Dentistry From The Heart, joined Heartland Dental Care during first quarter.
“I am proud to be a member of the Heartland Dental Care family. We share several commonalities in our philosophy of care and commitment to continuing education, and I am looking forward to our new partnership together,” said Dr. Monticciolo.
Dr. Workman is proud to welcome Dr. Monticciolo and his team to Heartland. “We are pleased to have a new partnership with Dr. Monticciolo,” he said. “His clinical abilities and charitable contributions to his community set him apart as a leader in the field of dentistry, and we are excited to be associated with him.”
Also during first quarter, Heartland developed a presence in Las Vegas and Phoenix for the first time.
“Our recent acquisitions in Las Vegas and Phoenix allow us to grow and serve new communities,” said Dr. Workman. “We look forward to other acquisitions in new markets as the year progresses.”
Heartland Dental Care, Inc. is one of the leading dental practice management groups in the United States with 238 dental practices and 25 affiliated practices located within 13 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.