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Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | Jan 2015

Open wide: Healthcare reform will polish an industry relatively unfazed by the recession

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$129bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
1,017,772
Businesses
170,118
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 2015, IBISWorld estimates there are 178,298 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 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. The remainder (11.7%) includes group practices of three or more dentists who share expenses and revenue... 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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