Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | Sep 2015

Open wide: Increased access to dental care and greater disposable income will boost industry revenue

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dentists industry has benefited from favorable demographic trends, technological advances and mounting awareness of oral hygiene over the past five years. However, better preventive care has slightly suppressed industry revenue growth. Limited patient access to dental care, due to nearly one-half of states in the United States only covering emergency dental care for Medicaid patients, has caused some dentists to lower prices and cut into profitability. Dental practice management companies are expected to characterize the industry landscape over the next five years, as more dentists move away from operating as sole practitioners to reduce operating costs... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic distribution of dentists in the United States is closely connected to the economics of location; that is, it is largely influenced by the distribution of population, exposure to fluoridation, dental care input prices and household income. Medicaid funding is another major factor influencing the location of dentists.

Rural versus urban

The number of dentists per 100,000 people is higher in large metropolitan cities than other areas, particularly rural areas. The top four regions with the largest number of industry establishments include the West, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes, accounting for 21.4%, 21.2%, 17.1% and 14.7% of the total number of establishments, respectively... purchase to read more


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What is the Dentists Industry?

This industry includes health practitioners with Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) degrees. Industry operators 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
Anesthesia servicesMedical and diagnostic testingDental nonsurgical intervention servicesDental surgical intervention servicesDental visits and consultations
Industry Activities
Independent general dental practicingIndependent specialized dental practicingDental surgeryDental examinationsDental treatments

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