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

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...purchase to read more.

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

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
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    There are several barriers that deter entry to this industry, including heavy regulation, moderate investment costs, a high level of competition and a fast rate of technological change. The industry is capital intensive. In addition to acquiring, maintaining and updating specialized technical equipment, companies must have access to competitively priced raw materials like nonferrous materials. At the same time, companies entering the industry require a workforce that is specialized in dental equipment production. While utilizing automation and technology has slightly mitigated the industry's shortage of dental technicians, with computer imaging experience and medical device expertise, industry operators will still vie for access to a skilled, yet creative, workforce...purchase to read more.

    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
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of people with private health insurance and Per capita disposable income in the Dental Laboratories industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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

  • 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
    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
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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
    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
    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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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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