The Dentists industry has benefited from favorable demographic trends, technological advances and mounting awareness of oral hygiene over the past five years. Moreover, the industry is receiving more health insurer reimbursements than before, due to patients having greater access to insurance coverage, improving profitability for clinics as more patients visit the dentist. Over the next five years, the industry shift to dental practica management companies will enable specialized dentists to group together and provide more in-house services, which can bolster their patient referral volumes.
This industry includes health practitioners with Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) degrees. Industry operators are primarily engaged in the independent practice of general or specialized dentistry or dental surgery. These practitioners operate private or group practices in their own offices (e.g. centers or clinics) or in the facilities of others, such as hospitals or HMO
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.