Heartland Dental Care adds eight dental practices in first quarter of 2009

April 24, 2009
Additions bring total number of Heartland Dental Care practices to 238.

EFFINGHAM, Illinois--Heartland Dental Care 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.

The two new dental facilities opened during the first quarter include locations in Lee's Summit, Mo. and Dulles, Va.

The additions bring 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. "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, a dentist and businessman in New Port Richie, Fla. and creator of Dentistry From The Heart, joined Heartland Dental Care during the first quarter.

"I am proud to be a member of the Heartland Dental Care family," said Dr. Monticciolo. "We share several commonalities in our philosophy of care and commitment to continuing education, and I am looking forward to our new partnership together."

Dr. Workman welcomed 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 the 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."

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