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Heartland Dental Overview

Effingham, IL
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Heartland Dental, LLC is the largest dental support organizations in the United States with more than 800 supported dental offices located within 34 states. Based in Effingham, Illinois, Heartland Dental supports over 1,000 dentists and 10,000 team members by offering continuing ... Read more

Mission: To support dentists and their teams as they deliver the highest quality dental care and experiences to the communities they serve while providing exceptional careers and creating value for our stakeholders.

Company Updates

  • Our President and CEO, Pat Bauer, gives an update on Heartland Dental's hurricane relief efforts.

    Supporting Our Own During Harvey and Irma

    In the last month Heartland Dental and the rest of the world has seen the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. So many people, including those in our own network, were forced to evacuate their homes and leave behind their belongings, not knowing what they would come home to.

  • Read how Aryel, her mom, Lisa, and sister, Alyssa, each took on different roles at Heartland Dental.

    The Kallis Family

    Lisa Kallis chose a career in dentistry because she wanted to help people overcome the same fears she once had about dentistry. During dental hygiene school, she had instructors that inspired her, and they left an impression on her that lasted beyond graduation.

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Heartland Dental – Why Work For Us?

Success, achievement and advancement all start with the right people. People with passion. People willing to go the extra mile. People who never settle for average. Our people are our biggest investment.

Since 1997, we’ve helped thousands of doctors and team members find the personal and professional growth they’ve been searching for. Our commitment is directly reflected in our phenomenal, ongoing expansion.

We don’t take shortcuts, we don’t compromise quality, we don’t retreat from challenges. We value unity. We foster opportunities for mentorships and professional partnerships – with a personal touch.



To be a world-class company and the leader in dentistry


To support dentists and their teams as they deliver the highest quality dental care and experiences to the communities they serve while providing exceptional careers and creating value for our stakeholders.

Heartland Dental strives to create a unified environment focused on quality, education and ongoing progression - built by high achievers who understand the value of hard work.

The vision of Heartland Dental is brought to life by committing to a set of established brand pillars:

Advancing the art and science of dentistry

Utilizing innovative tools and techniques, and supporting dentists in providing quality dental services accessible to more people. Working together as a company towards the same goals in order to experience continual growth and progression.

Professional service, personal success

Offering solution-based services and providing documented results in business support, maintaining Midwestern values and ethical leadership. Investing in the right people; people with passion, people willing to go the extra mile, people who never settle for second best

Collaboration and coaching

Supporting dentists as they pursue opportunities to hone their abilities, offering them the right amount of structure to achieve success on their own terms, offering peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, focusing on the lifelong careers of supported dentists, valuing unity, fostering mentorships and professional partnerships with a personal touch.


Dentist Careers Like No Other.

You've worked hard to build your clinical skills and deserve a support system that will allow you to continue being the best dentist you can possibly be. Whether you are looking to practice in a single or multi-doctor office, in a rural or suburban area, Heartland Dental has over 800 supported offices in 34 states, and we look forward to connecting you with a supported location that will exceed your expectations.

With offices across 34 states, we have the right fit for you!


The Heartland Dental Difference

Heartland Dental strives to find doctors their perfect fit to maximize their career, personal life and patient care delivery.

We stand apart and succeed because our supported doctors are the leaders of their practice.

Supported doctors have autonomy in all areas including their patients, their team and their office. In order to help them become strong leaders, they're offered world-class support and advancement strategies.

Based on their individual goals, supported doctors are offered the chance to grow with their offices and build rewarding careers. They're welcomed into a supportive, close-knit atmosphere built on leadership and team work.

The Recruiting Experience

Be a dentist again. Not an accountant, marketing guru or HR manager.

A dentist focused strictly on your most important task - patient care. A dentist who has the personal and professional flexibility you’ve always imagined.

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Heartland Dental Gives Back

Heartland Dental and their supported offices understand the importance of giving back and the impact it has on the communities we live and work in. This is why our supported team members and doctors take part in philanthropic events each year. Our supported offices actively participate in mission trips, Free Dentistry Days™ and MY Free Smile™.

In 2015 alone, hundreds of Heartland Dental supported dentists and teams have made a commitment to enhance the lives of those living in their communities.

Altogether Heartland Dental’s Free Dentistry Total for 2016 = $2,285,493!


Giving Back

  • Phones for Soldiers
  • Effingham County Chamber of Commerce
  • United Way
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate
  • Relay for Life
  • Effingham CEO Program
  • Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center
  • Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

The Founder and Executive Chairman, Dr. Rick Workman has supported many organizations and worthy causes.

  • Dr. Rick Workman Advanced Care 
    • Dr. Rick and Angie Workman made a generous donation to the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health to support the state-of-the-art clinic. The clinic opened in September of 2013, the first of its kind in Arizona, provides comprehensive care for individuals with complicated oral health needs or medically complex conditions including cancer, cardiac disease, renal disease, bleeding disorders and physical and development disabilities.
  • Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Complex
    • A recent contribution from the Workman’s includes a $6.1 million donation to the Effingham Community Foundation. $5 million of which is going toward a new sports center in Effingham, the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Complex.  

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    I worked at Heartland Dental full-time (More than a year)


    - Great management and environment
    - Excellent pay


    - Nothing really, more activities as an organization

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great advice i really enjoyed my time.

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Heartland Dental Photos

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Heartland Dental Interviews



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    Average Interview


    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Heartland Dental.


    Found the ad on LinkedIN, The person who posted the position liked my resume. I received a email from HR asking if 10 days from now I would be available to interview. I replied within 1 hour. Never heard back. Had to send 3 more emails and phone interview postponed for 7 more days, now it is 21 days from when I was contacted by the job poster. Had phone interview, the person was not interested in speaking to me.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want the position?   1 Answer
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Heartland Dental Awards & Accolades

  • Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2017
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2015
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2014
  • Hire Power Awards - Top 100 Job Creators, Inc. 5000, 2013
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