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Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | Jul 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Dentists market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$124bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
980,006
Businesses
175,204
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. Furthermore, private dental clinics are one of the nation's most profitable industries. Moreover, the industry is less dependent on health insurer reimbursements than the healthcare sector as a whole, due to patients largely paying for dental treatments out of pocket, lowering administrative costs. Profit is expected to over the five years to 2016, due to many practices joining dental practice management companies (DPMCs), which are large companies that provide services for multiple dental offices, lowering operational 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 incomes. 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 (DMD), 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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