Heartland Dental Care, Inc. Raises $40,500 for Haitian Relief

Mar 16, 2010, 14:16 ET from Heartland Dental Care, Inc.

EFFINGHAM, Ill., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Dental Care, Inc. has joined the global effort to help those affected by the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti by donating $40,500 to the American Red Cross Haitian Relief and Development Fund.

For every ViziLite® Oral Cancer Screening kit sold in its dental offices from Jan. 18 through Feb. 12, the company donated $10 to the Fund. Throughout the month, the dental teams completed 4,050 ViziLite® exams to raise a total of $40,500 for the earthquake victims.

"Our prayers and support go out to those impacted by this disaster," said Patrick C. Bauer, President and Chief Operations Officer of Heartland Dental Care, Inc. "We hope that our contribution, along with those from other socially responsible corporations, will help bring some relief to the people of Haiti."

The American Red Cross is partnering with the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network, including the Haitian Red Cross, to assist those affected by this tragedy.

Donations will support emergency relief and recovery efforts to help the hundreds of thousands of residents affected by the crisis. Assistance provided by the American Red Cross may include deploying personnel, sending relief supplies and providing financial resources.

To learn more about Heartland Dental Care's donation, please visit www.HeartlandDentalCare.com.

About Heartland Dental Care

Heartland Dental Care, Inc. is one of the leading dental practice management groups in the United States with more than 250 dental practices located within 14 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.

For more information, contact:

Kari Kabbes, Marketing & Public Relations Manager

(217) 540-5165


SOURCE Heartland Dental Care, Inc.