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Heartland Dental

August 24, 2016 11:30 ET

Heartland Dental Makes Sixth Appearance on Inc. 5000 List

Largest Dental Support Organization Once Again Named One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the Country

EFFINGHAM, IL--(Marketwired - August 24, 2016) - Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization in the country, was recently included in the 2016 Inc. 5000, which lists the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. This is the company's sixth appearance in the Inc. 5000.

"It's an honor and privilege to be recognized for our company's success alongside so many of today's most influential, progressive businesses," said Rick Workman, DMD, Heartland Dental Founder and Active Executive Chairman. "Heartland Dental has seen tremendous growth; over the past three years, we've added over 4,000 new team members and expanded our footprint into several new states."

Created by Inc. over 30 years ago, the annual Inc. 5000 list features America's fastest growing private companies spanning all industries, states and revenue brackets. These companies do business all over the world and are among the most-trafficked internet websites. As a 2016 Inc. 5000 honoree, Heartland Dental joins the company of Loot Crate, Prime Therapeutics, Ropes & Gray, Yeti Coolers and many more thriving businesses.

Patrick Bauer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Dental, added, "Since the beginning of Heartland Dental, we've sought to provide exceptional career opportunities for supported dentists and team members, and create an environment that fosters continual growth. We're thrilled to be recognized by Inc. for the sixth time for the strides we've made in these goals."

To qualify for the 2016 Inc. 5000, businesses must have generated at least $100,000 in revenue in 2012, at least $2 million in revenue in 2015, be privately held, for profit, based in the U.S. and independent (not a subsidiary or division of another company). To view the complete 2016 Inc. 5000 list, visit

About Heartland Dental

Heartland Dental, LLC is the largest dental support organization in the United States with more than 750 supported dental offices located in 33 states. Based in Effingham, Illinois and founded by Rick Workman, DMD, Heartland Dental offers supported dentists and team members continuing professional education and leadership training, along with a variety of non-clinical administrative services including staffing, human relations, procurement, administration, financial, marketing, and information technology. For more information, visit Follow Heartland Dental on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Visit Dr. Workman's Blog, "Dentistry Leaders" at

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