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 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
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 Products Chapter

Dentists perform a range of services that typically fall under general or specialty dentistry. Accounting for about 84.0% of dentists in the industry, general dentists provide services, such as preventive care, diagnosis and treatment planning, and procedures, such as fillings, dentures and extractions. Specialty dentistry, which includes endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and pediatric dentistry, makes up an estimated 16.0% of practicing dentists.

Dental visits and consultations

In 2015, dental visits and consultations are expected to make up 32.3% of total revenue. This product segment includes prevention services (16.3%), as well as consultation and diagnostic services (15.9%)... 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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