For the second year in a row, Heartland Dental’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Pat Bauer was recognized on Incisal Edge's Top 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry. This annual feature from Incisal Edge recognizes individuals for being thought leaders and educators, making an impact on the lives of dentists and their patients.
As the presence of DSOs continues to expand and make a difference in dentistry, leaders like Pat are making a difference for doctors and their teams across the nation. Pat has been an integral member of Heartland Dental’s leadership team for over 25 years, starting as the Chief Operating Officer before transitioning to the Chief Executive Officer role in 2015.
Heartland Dental continues to experience extraordinary growth under Pat’s leadership, welcoming new affiliations and partnering to open new de novo offices across the country. Today, Heartland Dental supports more than 2,700 doctors in more than 1,700 offices across 38 states and the District of Columbia.
Incisal Edge's seventh annual ranking of the dental industry's top influencers features a wide mix of doctors, executives, innovators, and educators, including, Joseph Hogan, CEO, President and Director of Align Technology; Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein; Scott De Rossi, Dean of the Workman School of Dental Medicine, and Amir Aghdaei, CEO of Envista Holdings. The full 2023 list can be viewed here.