Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | May 2015

Squeaky clean: Increased access to dental care and improving economic conditions will benefit operators

IBISWorld’s Dentists market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 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 Investment Chapter

The Dentists industry has a relatively low level of capital intensity. For each dollar spent on labor, an estimated $0.04 is spent on capital in 2015. Wages account for 38.1% of industry revenue, which can be attributed to the personalized nature of services and the use of trained professionals to provide many services. Dentists require a high level of training and must receive a degree from an accredited dental hygiene school, as well as a state license. Nevertheless, dentists have hired more assistants to perform routine tasks, which has kept wage costs low.

Comparatively, there is limited use of fixed assets in this industry. However, capital costs are steadily rising... 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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