It started with a vision, to establish a dental business by dentists for dentists, so practitioners could focus on what matters most – their patients. When entrepreneur, Dr. Rick Workman, and his team of doctors and leaders created Heartland Dental 25 years ago, they would end up revolutionizing dentistry and helping newer professionals building their dental careers. My Heartland captures the uplifting story of the people who helped the company become what it is today, fueled by Dr. Workman’s ambitious mission to help supported doctors and their teams deliver the highest quality dental care to their communities.
“I have never been part of an organization that wanted so badly for their people to be successful.”
Heartland Dental Supported Hygienist
“I don’t think of it as a DSO relationship. There are simply good people at Heartland Dental who really want us to be successful and provide good patient care. They know if we’re successful, they’re successful.”
“Heartland Dental made me a better leader, a better visionary.”
Dr. Michael Badger
Heartland Dental Supported Doctor
“Heartland Dental took the stress. They took a lot of burdens off me that, frankly, were making me unhealthy. Affiliating with Heartland Dental made me a better communicator, a better leader, a better visionary. With Heartland Dental, I was able to start planning and set goals about where I wanted to be, professionally and personally.”
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.
Corporate responsibility is a foundational value of Heartland Dental and our affiliates. In collaboration with the Heartland Dental Foundation, we provide unique dental service support to drive positive impact in the communities where we live, work, and serve.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2022 – High Point University (HPU) welcomed Dr. Rick Workman, Founder and Executive Chairman of Heartland Dental, to campus on November 2 to discuss his experience and the changing landscape of the healthcare industry.
Heartland Dental welcomes new CHRO to support team members amid continued growth
EFFINGHAM, Ill., Oct. 4, 2022 -- Heartland Dental, the nation's leading dental support organization (DSO), today announced the appointment of Kirsty Leyland as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. Leyland joins the Company's senior leadership team under the direction of Pat Bauer, President and CEO.