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Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | Feb 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Dentists market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$129bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
955,958
Businesses
174,127
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 Key Buyers Chapter

In 2016, IBISWorld estimates that there are 182,784 dental offices 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 4.0% 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 American Dental Association, group practices make up just 5.0% of total dental practices, though this figure is projected to significantly rise over the next five years... 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
Dental consultations and diagnostic services Preventative services Restorative dental services Prosthodontics (fixed and removable) Orthodontics Surgical oral and maxillofacial services Nonsurgical endodontic services
 
Industry Activities
Independent general dental practicingIndependent specialized dental practicingDental surgeryDental examinationsDental treatments


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