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Dental Laboratories in the US: Market Research Report

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Dental Laboratories Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Medical Devices | Feb 2015

Molding success: The industry will use new technologies to lower costs and bolster revenue

IBISWorld’s Dental Laboratories market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
46,232
Businesses
9,381
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Economic pressures brought on by the recession made it more difficult for patients to afford or justify higher-priced cosmetic procedures and products, leading to declines in industry revenue. Over the five years to 2020, however, industry revenue is forecast to grow thanks to the burgeoning elderly population demanding industry services and healthcare providers stressing the importance of dental services.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Dental laboratories require substantial amounts of capital investment; however, relatively high labor costs put the industry at a medium level of capital intensity. The average firm in this industry invests about $0.24 in capital for every dollar spent on labor. There is an increasing need for specialized, high-cost equipment in the industry. Competition has encouraged efforts to develop new products, including computerized and 3-D designed and manufactured dental products.

Furthermore, while automation has lowered the industry's employee requirements, specialized employees are still required to provide computer imaging experience, for example. As a result, the skill and training required for this industry's labor force is relatively high... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dental Laboratories Industry?

This industry comprises establishments that manufacture dentures, crowns, bridges and orthodontic products customized for individual application as prescribed by licensed dentists.

Industry Products
Fixed inserts (e.g. crowns, veneers)DenturesDental implantsOrthodontic appliance
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing customized denturesManufacturing customized crownsManufacturing customized bridgesManufacturing customized orthodontic products


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