Dental Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dental Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8531 | Jan 2015

All smiles: Oral care awareness will boost demand and drive industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Dental Services 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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, growth in the Dental Services industry has been underpinned by out-of-pocket payments from individuals. Australia's growing and ageing population has benefited the industry, particularly as older people are becoming increasingly likely to have practised sound oral care in their younger years and still retain their natural teeth. While many consumers have paid for dental check-ups and procedures with their own income, others have used private health insurance extras cover to subsidise the cost. Growing private health insurance coverage has therefore benefited the industry as patients are willing to visit their dentist more regularly and undergo more expensive procedures. Consequently, industry revenue is forecast to rise by a compound annual rate of 2.1%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Dental Services industry is characterised by low market share concentration. The industry is largely made up of independent sole proprietors operating small-scale dental practices. Therefore, the industry is highly fragmented, particularly as there are only minimal gains to be made out of increasing scale. Outside public sector operators, there are only few companies that have expanded to gain any significant market share. These include Bupa's Dental Corporation, which is beginning to hold substantial market share. Queensland-based company 1300SMILES is also increasing its market share through innovative dental plans for savvy, price-conscious customers. Concentration has increased within the industry over the past five years due to the growth of these two players... purchase to read more


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What is the Dental Services Industry?

The industry comprises registered general or specialist dental practitioners. It also includes dental clinics, in which a group of dentists is associated for purposes of providing dental services. Dental hospitals providing outpatient services only are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Restorative servicesPreventative and diagnostic servicesProsthodonticsOther specialist servicesOther services
Industry Activities
Dental clinic operationConservative dentistryDental hospital (outpatient) operationDental surgeryEndodontistryOral pathologyOral surgeryOrthodontistryPeriodontistryProsthodontistry

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