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Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | Apr 2014

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IBISWorld’s Dentists market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$125bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
979,696
Businesses
167,935
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dentists industry is resilient and expected to benefit from improving dental care insurance coverage. The industry performed well during the recession and is expected to continue benefiting from favorable demographic trends, improvements in technology and mounting awareness of the importance of oral hygiene. In contrast, the cost of dental education has soared, weighing dental graduates down with debt that has hindered them from starting practices. Rapid advancements in technology are also making it very expensive to outfit a dental office. These factors have led to the growth of dental management practice companies, which reduce overhead... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

In 2014, IBISWorld estimates there are 175,663 dentist offices and clinics operating in the United States. The industry is highly fragmented, due to dentists needing to operate their facilities in proximity to their patients' homes, which prevents any major company from dominating the industry. The four largest dentist offices are expected to account for less than 2.0% of industry revenue. Nearly 93.1% of dentist offices have fewer than 20 employees, based on the latest available US Census Bureau's data from 2010. According to the US Surgeon General, most private dental practices consist of either one or two dentists, which account for 68.7% and 19.6% of dentist offices, respectively... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dentists Industry?

This industry includes firms of health practitioners with Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) degrees. Industry firms are primarily engaged in the independent practice of general or specialized dentistry or dental surgery. These practitioners operate private or group practices in their own offices (e.g. centers or clinics).

Industry Products
Restorative dental servicesPreventive servicesDiagnostic servicesOrthodonticsFixed prosthodonticsOral and maxillofacial surgeryNon-surgical endodontic services
 
Industry Activities
Independent general dental practiceIndependent specialized dental practiceIndependent practice of dental surgeryDental examinationsDental treatments


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