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Heartland Dental Blog

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Heartland Dental Blog

What Are the Best Dental Support Organizations for Dentists?


In March of 2017, the American Dental Association estimated that 7.1% of dental practices are supported by dental support organizations (DSOs). As that number has grown, there has been an equal drop in the number of solo practitioners. Several...

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What is the Job Outlook for Dentists?


The numbers are in, and the job outlook for dentists is good! According to 2018 “Best Jobs” rankings from U.S. News & World Report, a career as a dentist is ranked #2 in the U.S. overall, second only to software developer. It is one of the most...

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The Affiliation Open Event Helps Practice Owners Learn What Value Heartland Dental Can Create


A major aspect that separates Heartland Dental from many other dental support organizations (DSOs) is the company’s affiliation process. Practice owners from across the country who are looking for even more autonomy and long-term success, or seeking...

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What is Dental Office Management?


A lot of education and training is needed to become a dentist. Still, there is a gap between the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality dental care, and those needed to actually build a profitable dental practice. This is why dental office...

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Dr. Rick Workman Continues His Streak on Incisal Edge’s Top 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry


With nearly 40 years of experience as a practicing dentist and business leader, Dr. Rick Workman is widely regarded as a leader in both the dental and dental support organization (DSO) industries. Since he founded Heartland Dental back in 1997, we’ve...

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