Private Equity is Pouring Money Into a Dental Empire
Bloomberg | Will Mathis and Tom Metcalf | 6/28/18
One of the richest dentists in the U.S. hasn’t seen a patient for more than two decades.
Richard Workman, 63, stopped practicing in 1996 to build his company, Heartland Dental, into a kind of Walgreens for the dentistry business. He scooped up one dentist office after another, and today Heartland has more than 800 in 36 states, making it the largest dental management company in the country.
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