Dental Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dental Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC Q8531 | Jan 2016

Private matters: Industry revenue benefits from expanding rates of private health cover

IBISWorld’s Dental Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 at a compound annual rate of 2.7% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $9.2 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 Analysis Chapter

The Dental Services industry has grown over the past five years, as individuals' expenditure on dental services has increased, despite varying government policies and improved oral health among the population. The Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS) boosted funding to the industry but ended abruptly in December 2012, while the Medicare Teen Dental Plan (MDTP) ended in December 2013. The end of these programs slowed industry revenue growth significantly in 2013-14, despite being replaced by the Dental Health Reform Package (DHRP). The DHRP 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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