Dental Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dental Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8531 | Jul 2015

Long in the tooth: Australia's ageing population has boosted demand for dental services

The Dental Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dental Services industry has benefited over the past five years from Australia's ageing and growing population. While many consumers pay for dental check-ups and procedures with their own income, others use private health insurance extras cover to subsidise the cost. Growing private health insurance coverage has therefore stimulated industry growth as patients are more willing to visit their dentist regularly and undergo expensive procedures. Consequently, industry revenue is forecast to rise by 3.5% annualised over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $9.6 billion.

Several significant Federal Government policy changes have been introduced over the past five years, with varied effects on the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Dental practitioners primarily provide treatment of caries, preventative and educative work, minor specialist treatment and referrals to specialists. Specialist dental service practices include oral surgery and work performed by specialists such as orthodontists, periodontists and endodontists.

Preventative and diagnostic services

Preventative and diagnostic services are the most common procedures for which people attend the dentist. Services typically include periodic oral examinations, radiography (e.g. X-rays), teeth cleaning and sealant applications. These services are largely provided during regular check-ups. Over the past five years, this segment has been increasing as a proportion of revenue... 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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