Dental Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dental Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8531 | Apr 2015

Private matters: Industry revenue has risen due to expanding health insurance coverage

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

The ageing and growth of Australia's population has benefited the Dental Services industry over the past five years, particularly older people who 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 stimulated industry growth 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% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $9.4 billion... purchase to read more

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The Dental Services industry has grown over the past five years, as individuals' expenditure on dental services has increased considerably, despite varying government policies and improved oral health among the population. The Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS) provided a significant injection of funding to the industry but ended abruptly in December 2012, while the Medicare Teen Dental Plan (MDTP) ended in December 2013. These policies have been replaced by the Dental Health Reform Package (DHRP). This package was outlined in the 2012-13 Federal Budget and is targeted at those without the means to pay for dental treatment.

In addition to government funding growth, industry revenue has increased due to expanding private health insurance coverage... 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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