Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Dental Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.1%

Australia's ageing and growing population has supported the Dental Services industry over the past five years. In contrast with other health services, the Dental Services industry is predominantly privately funded. While most individuals pay for dental check-ups and procedures with their own income, some use private health insurance extras cover to subsidise the cost. Slight growth in private health insurance membership has contributed to the industry's expansion, as patients with private health cover are more willing to visit their dentist regularly and undergo expensive procedures. Consequently, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2019-20, to $11.2 billion. This trend includes anticipated growth of...
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Dental Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Dental Services industry's revenue is forecast to increase steadily over the next five years. A growing and ageing population, rising disposable incomes, and growth in consumers with private health insurance extras cover are projected to benefit the industry over the period. Ongoing increases in private health insurance uptake will likely increase demand for dental services over the next five years, as extras cover subsidises an increasing number of visits. Improved oral care over the long term has allowed an increasing number of older Australians to retain their natural teeth, which is forecast to increase demand for industry services over the period. Growth in the range of available cosmetic and restorative procedures is anticipated to boost de...
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Dental Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $11bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 16,543
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 52,967

Biggest companies in the Dental Services industry

The Dental Services in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Dental Services industry?

Industry Definition

The industry includes registered general and specialist dental practitioners. The industry also includes dental clinics, through which multiple dentists associate to provide dental services, and dental hospitals that only provide outpatient services.

Industry Products and Services

  • Restorative services
  • Preventative and diagnostic services
  • Prosthodontics
  • Other specialist services
  • Other services

Industry Activities

  • Dental clinic operation
  • Conservative dentistry
  • Dental hospital (outpatient) operation
  • Dental surgery
  • Endodontistry
  • Oral pathology
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontistry
  • Periodontistry
  • Prosthodontistry

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry includes registered general and specialist dental practitioners. The industry also includes dental clinics, through which multiple dentists associate to provide dental services, and dental hospitals that only provide outpatient services.

Main Activities

  • Dental clinic operation
  • Conservative dentistry
  • Dental hospital (outpatient) operation
  • Dental surgery
  • Endodontistry
  • Oral pathology
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontistry
  • Periodontistry
  • Prosthodontistry

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Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The proportion of the population with private health insurance extras cover influences demand for dental services, as Medicare does not cover most dental ...
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Private health insurance membership
Population aged 50 and older
Real household disposable income
Number of dentists per 100,000 people

Current Performance

Oral health standards
Government assistance
Private health insurance
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Private health insurance
 Table: Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Health Insurance in Australia
Consumers





Key Selling Industries

Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing in Australia
Medical and Surgical Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Pharmaceuticals Wholesaling in Australia




Products & Services

Most operators in the Dental Services industry are general dental practitioners who predominantly provide preventative and diagnostic services. General de...
People aged 45 to 64
People aged 25 to 44
People aged 65 and older



Demand Determinants

Several factors influence demand for dental services. These include dental service costs relative to household incomes, population growth, private health ...
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Major Markets

People aged 45 to 64
People aged 25 to 44
People aged 65 and older




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Dental Services industry displays low market share concentration. The industry is largely made up of independent sole proprietors operating small-scal...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Dental Services in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The Dental Services industry displays low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages in 2019-20, industry operators will invest an estimated $0.09...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dental Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Dental Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
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Liabilities, %

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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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