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 Products Chapter
Dentists perform a range of services that typically fall under general or specialty dentistry. According to data from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, accounting for about 79.9% of dentists in the industry, general dentists provide services such as preventive care, diagnosis and treatment planning, as well as procedures, such as fillings, dentures and extractions. Specialty dentistry, which includes endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and pediatric dentistry, makes up an estimated 20.1% of practicing dentists.
Dental visits and consultations
In 2016, dental visits and consultations are expected to make up 32.3% of total revenue... purchase to read more