EFFINGHAM, Ill., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Dental Care, a leading dental services organization, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Neibauer Dental Corporation (NDC), a dental practice management company which manages 26 Neibauer Dental Care offices in the Virginia and Maryland suburbs of Washington D.C. Chris Neibauer, DDS, the principal shareholder of NDC, will continue to serve as president of NDC which will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland Dental. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/CG29129LOGO) "The affiliation of Neibauer Dental Care represents a significant milestone for Heartland Dental Care as we expand our presence in the Middle Atlantic States," explained Richard E. Workman, DMD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Dental Care. "Dr. Neibauer and his team have built an excellent organization with which we are proud to affiliate." The affiliation, effective Friday, September 30, 2011, was excitedly announced by Dr. Neibauer to his company. "It is my pleasure to inform you that Neibauer Dental Care has officially become a member of the Heartland Dental Care family," said Dr. Neibauer. "Although the complete transition will take some time, we are excited that the journey has now officially begun. I am confident with Heartland Dental Care we will continue serving our patients and growing our business. Additionally, I am excited about the even greater successes that are yet to come." With a vision much like Heartland Dental Care's, the affiliation between the two is an excellent match and both parties are looking forward to what the future holds. About Heartland Dental Care Heartland Dental Care, Inc. is one of the leading dental practice management groups in the United States with over 330 dental practices located within 18 states. Based in Effingham, Ill., Heartland provides its dentists and team members with continuing professional education and leadership training along with a variety of management services which include staffing, human relations, purchasing, administration, financial, marketing and information technology support. For more information, visit www.HeartlandDentalCare.com. Follow Heartland on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For more information, contact:Ashley Buehnerkemper, Community and Brand Manager(217) 540-5653 ABuehnerkemper@HeartlandDentalCare.com SOURCE Heartland Dental Care, Inc.