Root of the matter: Revenue is set to recover as dentists offer a greater variety of services

The Dental Services industry has declined over the past five years. Despite a rise in household disposable income over the five years through 2018-19, cost constraints have caused adults to more frequently forgo dental treatment. Consequently, industry revenue is expected to decrease at an annualised 3.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $871.1 million. This includes anticipated decline of 3.8% in the current year.Dental services in New Zealand are provided under a mixture of privately funded and government funded services. While children and adolescents (aged zero to 17 years) can access publicly funded basic oral health care, most adults must use private oral health care professionals on a user-pays basis...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$871m
Annual Growth 14-19
-3.1%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
5,755
Businesses
2,216
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand from older individuals will support industry operators over the next five years
  • Oral health standards in New Zealand have been gradually improving over the long term
  • Numerous adults will likely continue to defer regular preventative dental treatment
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Dental Services industry is characterised by low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, an estimate $0.05 is spent on capital costs. Wages are the single largest expense for dental operators, reflecting the high wages commanded by dental practitioners. Dentists are highly educated and command a premium for the services they provide. In some instances, wage costs can be understated as sole proprietors often draw their personal income from profit rather than wages.However, capital investment in dental practices can be significant. This reflects the growing use of diagnostic equipment, sterilisation equipment, drills, lasers, implements and chairs. New...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Dental Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Dental Services are:

  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Easy access for clients
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Population aged 50 and older and Public health expenditure in the Dental Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Dental Services in New Zealand Industry?

    The industry includes registered general and specialist dental practitioners. The industry also includes dental clinics, in which a group of dentists provide dental services.

    Industry Products
  • General dentistry services
  • Specialist dentistry services
  • Industry Activities
  • Dental clinic operation
  • Conservative dentistry
  • Dental surgery
  • Endodontistry
  • Oral pathology
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontistry
  • Periodontistry
  • Prosthodontistry
  • Outpatient dental care
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Population aged 50 and older
  • Public health expenditure
  • Real household disposable income
  • Private health insurance membership

  • Current Performance
  • Rising participation
  • Employment shortages
  • Oral health standards
  • Private health insurance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation

    and profit

  • Changing operating environment
  • Table: Dental Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dental Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health Insurance in New Zealand
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Human Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Medical, Surgical and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • General dentistry services
  • Specialist dentistry services
  • Chart: Dental Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Children younger than 18
  • People aged 18 to 44
  • People aged 45 to 64
  • People aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dental Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dental Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dental Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Abano Healthcare Group Limited,
  • Table: Abano Healthcare Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dental Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Dental Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Dental Caries
  • Dental caries is a chronic disease of the teeth and generally refers to tooth decay or cavity.
  • Dentate
  • Refers to those people who still have natural teeth.
  • Endodontics
  • An area of specialised dentistry concerning the pulp and tissue surrounding the root of a tooth.
  • Orthodontics
  • An area of specialised dentistry concerning the correction of irregularities of the teeth and jaw.
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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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