Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Great progress has been made over the past few decades in understanding common oral diseases, such as tooth decay and gum diseases, which has helped pave the way for the expansion of the Dental Services industry. The ageing and growth of the Australian population and the trend for people to retain their natural teeth are key factors promoting the ongoing demand for dental services. The bulk of industry revenue is derived from the provision of general dental services, including restorative, preventative and diagnostic services. The Dental Services industry is forecast to generate revenue of $9.4 billion in 2013-14, representing growth of 4.4% from the previous year.
Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 4.7%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The largest four operators, including public sector operators, account for below 15% of industry revenue. Most dental practitioners are employed, or self-employed, in a privately owned practice. Some specialist dentists may have surgeries in two or more locations, and may hold hospital appointments. The largest players include private consolidators and public dental services, although many public services outsource part of their work to the private sector (and public dental hospitals are not included in the industry)... purchase to read more