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Dentists in the US: Market Research Report

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Dentists Market Research Report | NAICS 62121 | Jul 2014

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
$125bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
979,696
Businesses
167,935
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

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The Dentists industry has benefited from the increase in dental health coverage and advancements in technology. From 2009 to 2011, many individuals curbed their demand for cosmetic procedures, such as implants, to cut their out-of-pocket health expenditures. Further hampering revenue growth, more consumers purchased preventive care items, such as toothpaste that protects tooth enamel, which has slightly lowered their demand for dental care.

According to the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP), layoffs and benefit cutbacks caused national dental plan enrollment to fall 5.7% in 2009, which was the first drop the NADP recorded since 1994... 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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