Overview

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

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Dental Laboratories can be used to help you understand the industry’s market size, growth potential and major companies. Five-year forecasts provide insight into the industry’s prospects, so you can make decisions with confidence. This information is perfectly suited to informing your business plans, pitch books, benchmarking and SWOT analysis.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth
11-16
1.4%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
48,423
Business
10,763

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Recent technological advances and aging baby boomers bode well for the industry
  • Many states have reduced adult dental coverage to cut their Medicaid costs and keep healthcare costs low
  • Due to higher volatility in the price of nonferrous metals industry operators will increasingly use other input commodities

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Dental Laboratories industry has benefited over the past five years from growth in the number of individuals with private health insurance, which boosted industry revenue. However, some consumers were still budget conscious over the period. However, rapid technological changes in filling, bonding and implant compounds have stimulated demand for industry services. Cutting edge technological advances have also improved the industry and bolstered demand. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is anticipated to grow. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to grow at a faster rate than during the previous period...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Dental Laboratories industry is highly fragmented and has a low level of concentration. No company generates more than 5.0% of industry revenue, with the largest industry operator accounting for less than 3.0% of revenue. In 2016, the largest four players generate less than 10.0% of industry revenue. Over the five years to 2016, concentration stabilized; the number of industry operators remained relatively flat, increasing at an estimated annualized rate of 0.3% to 10,481 companies. Furthermore, many industry players belong to regional and national dental laboratory associations, such as the National Association of Dental Laboratories, which prevents one operator from strengthening their market share.

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    Additional Insights for the Dental Laboratories Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Dental Laboratories Industry are

  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of brand names
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    Industry Products

    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
    Crowns, bridges and dentures
    Inlays, onlays and veneers
    Implants
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing customized dentures
    Manufacturing customized crowns
    Manufacturing customized bridges
    Manufacturing customized orthodontic products

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Price of nonferrous metals

  • Current Performance
  • The aging population
  • Technological changes slow growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technology fosters growth
  • Healthcare reform
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Table: Dental Laboratories Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dental Laboratories Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Third-Party Administrators & Insurance Claims Adjusters
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Workers' Compensation & Other Insurance Funds
  • Dentists

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • IT Consulting
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Nonferrous Metal Rolling & Alloying
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Inlays, onlays and veneers
  • Crowns, bridges and dentures
  • Implants
  • Chart: Dental Laboratories Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Patients aged 40 to 59
  • Patients aged 19 and younger
  • Patients aged 60 and older
  • Patients aged 20 to 39
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dental Laboratories Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dental Laboratories

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dental Laboratories Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dental Laboratories Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Dental Laboratories Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of people with private health insurance (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Crown
  • An artificial substitute for the natural crown of a tooth, which is the part of a tooth that is covered by enamel and projects beyond the gum line.
  • Denture
  • A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for the upper or lower jaw. Dentures are also known as dental plates.
  • Infection Control
  • The process of preventing the spread of infectious diseases.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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