Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry has proven resilient over the past five years as favorable demographic trends and consistent demand for routine dental procedures kept revenue steady amid the recession. A growing trend toward cosmetic dental work and other specialized procedures is bolstering demand for operators' high-margin instruments and tools, lifting industry profit. Continued focus on R&D for profitable high-end products over the next five years will keeping the industry smiling brightly.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In general, dental instrument manufacturers are located throughout the country in areas with a high concentration of other manufacturing firms or in close proximity to major dental instrument wholesale distribution centers or major end user markets.
Overall, the industry is concentrated in the West. This region accounts for 23.7% of industry establishments, with a majority of industry activity centered in California. California accounts for the largest share of establishments at 18.7%. The Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes regions are the next largest regions, accounting for 16.2% and 15.3% of establishments, respectively. Pennsylvania, the headquarters of industry player Dentsply, accounts for 5.4% of establishments, which is higher than its 4.1% share of the US population... purchase to read more