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The Doctor Difference

Heartland Dental is not your typical Dental Support Organization. Our affiliated doctors retain clinical autonomy in their practices. We provide dentists, hygienists, and non-clinical team members with world-class non-clinical administrative and operational support to help them achieve sustainable professional and financial growth.

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Team Members

In the Heartland Dental Family


Supported Offices

Since 1995


Supported Doctors

Across 38 States


Grow With Us

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Your success is our passion. Wherever you are in your career, we’ll help you achieve a healthy work-life balance in a position that’s right for you. Select a role to see how.

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Success Stories

“I can accelerate my clinical skill sets to become the best dentist.”

Dr. Zina Berry

Supported Doctor, Syracuse, NY

“Heartland Dental is very much different because it is centered on dentists themselves and you, as the dentist, get to continue to do what you do best. As a matter of fact, you get to do it even better because now you get an opportunity to focus on clinical skill sets rather than managing people.”

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Affiliate Program

Supercharge Your Independence

Enjoy true clinical independence with Heartland Dental support so you can focus on what matters most: patient care.

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Empowering Doctors Like You
  • The freedom to focus on your practice
  • Exciting opportunities to grow your practice
  • Complete non-clinical support team
  • More time for family, friends, and hobbies

Success Stories

“RLJ Dental made the perfect match with Heartland Dental...”

Dr. Jeffrey R. Lang

Group Founder, Green Bay, WI

“Outside of my family, RLJ Dental is, arguably, one of my life’s most cherished undertakings. We wouldn’t trust our future to just any partnership. The sky is the limit now that we’re supported by the most successful DSO in the country.”

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About Us

The Doctor Difference

Whether you’re looking to become a supported doctor or advance your dental career, Heartland Dental and its supported professional corporations can help you thrive.

Our Roots

Welcome To Heartland Dental

Dr. Rick Workman

Founder & Executive Chairman

We began as a small group of like-minded doctors who wanted to build quality practices in the communities we love. Several decades later, we have a network of more than 2,400 incredible supported dentists across the country. I am proud of the collaborative environment in our supported offices and look forward to a bright future in the industry. I hope you will consider joining the Heartland Dental family.

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Giving Back

The Heartland Dental Foundation

The Heartland Dental Foundation is an extension of the generous spirit that sustains the Heartland Dental team. Heartland Dental and its supported doctors give back to our communities through programs like Free Dentistry Day and My Free Smile, and we offer financial support to team members in need through the foundation's Economic Hardship Program. When events strike that are out of your control, such as floods, fires, and medical emergencies, the Heartland Dental Foundation is there to help you get back on your feet.

Trusted Partners

We work with the leading brands in the dental industry to help ensure that our supported offices get the best support, services, prices, and professional supplies.

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In The Heartland

Take your professional career to the next level with the latest news, trends, insights, and perspectives in the dental industry.

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  • Heartland Dental Releases Year to Date Growth Results
    by Heartland Dental on May 19, 2022 at 4:02 pm

    Heartland Dental Releases Year to Date Growth Results

  • Reality #3: The Supply Chain Directly Affects Your Staff and Patients
    by Heartland Dental on May 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Blog Series: Top 3 Supply Chain Realities In 2022 and How They Affect Your Bottom Line In this series of 3 blog posts, we discuss the state of the supply chain in 2022 and what you can do to navigate challenges and protect your bottom line.   It’s virtually impossible to have a conversation about supply chain realities without taking the time to consider the actual people who are involved on both sides of the supply management process. In our previous two posts, we examined how supply chain price hikes and lab relationships affect your practice and ultimately your bottom line. Now, It’s important to consider how both your staff and your patients can be directly affected by your procurement process. Whether you are doing the bulk of  the supply work or you delegate these tasks to your staff, the more time spent on ordering and procurement means less time spent chairside, which can put your bottom line and, more importantly, your patients at risk.

  • Reality #2: The Dental Lab Industry Remains Unstable
    by Heartland Dental on May 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Blog Series: Top 3 Supply Chain Realities In 2022 and How They Affect Your Bottom Line In this series of 3 blog posts, we discuss the state of the supply chain in 2022 and what you can do to navigate challenges and protect your bottom line.   It’s no surprise that the pandemic created supply chain challenges all over the world, the dental industry included. In our first post, we confronted the reality of post-pandemic price hikes and how you can continue to successfully manage your practice and protect your bottom line. In this post, we take a look at the truth behind another important piece of the supply chain puzzle: dental labs.